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  • to scientifically question statements, trends and opinions in football
  • to update coaches on scientific knowledge and its application in football
  • to help coaches in their development and finally for the good of the game

 

Wed

24

Jun

2020

Latest research in football - week 20 -2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Thu

18

Jun

2020

Are “classical” tests of repeated-sprint ability in football externally valid

A new approach to determine in-game sprinting patterns

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Wed

17

Jun

2020

Mesocycle load of European footballers

Also with regards to positional differences.

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Mon

15

Jun

2020

Latest research in football - week 19 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Fri

12

Jun

2020

Effect of opposition quality and match location on positional demands of a 4-2-3-1 in football

Are there positional differences playing a 4-2-3-1 with strong vs. weak oppositions?

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Wed

10

Jun

2020

Postional differences in RSA in footballers

And their relation with other performance tests.

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Tue

09

Jun

2020

Latest research in football - week 18 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Mon

08

Jun

2020

Positional demands in various SSG according to demanding passages of play

Small-sided games (5 vs 5) to larg(er)-sided games (10 vs 10) vs. official match.

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Wed

03

Jun

2020

Latest research in football - week 17 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Tue

02

Jun

2020

Influence of intense training cycle and psychometric status on technical and physiological aspects performed during the small-sided games in footballers

What is the effect of an intense training cycle and well-being on performance in SSGs?

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Sat

30

May

2020

Order of concurrent training...

...does not really matter.

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Fri

29

May

2020

Latest research in football - week 16 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Fri

29

May

2020

Heavy sled training improved sprint performance

Sprint training in footballers: sled vs. more sled vs. SSG

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Tue

26

May

2020

Game style in football

What is it and are there quantifiable variables

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Fri

22

May

2020

Latest research in football - week 15 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Fri

22

May

2020

Eccentric hamstring work during preseason

Was there any effect on injury occurrence and performance?

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Tue

19

May

2020

Attacking and Defensive Styles of Play in Football

Analysis of Spanish and English teams.

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Mon

18

May

2020

Latest research in football - week 14 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Fri

15

May

2020

The influence of creativity on goal scoring

How important is a creative pass to score a goal?

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Wed

13

May

2020

Motivation counteracts fatigue-induced performance degrement

More precisely, money as motivation counteracts fatigue.

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Tue

12

May

2020

Latest research in football - week 13 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

 

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Mon

11

May

2020

Straight sprinting - The most frequent action whilst scoring in professional football

The influence of speed and power abilities in goal scoring situations in professional football.

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Sat

09

May

2020

Passing patterns before and after scoring in Premier League football

Are there differences in successful passes before and after a goal in football?

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Wed

06

May

2020

Latest research in football - week 12 - 2020

As previous literature updates, I have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

 

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Tue

05

May

2020

Small-sided games: Goalkeepers vs. Possession

Metabolic and mechanical demands in small-sided games with goalkeepers vs. possession play.

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