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The objectives of Footballscience.net are:

  • 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

 

Fri

22

Sep

2017

Football is...(#13)

Control the ball - control the game

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Thu

21

Sep

2017

Football is...(#12)

Running laps is good for footballers…unless you know SSG?

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Thu

21

Sep

2017

Latest research in football - week 36 - 2017

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

21

Sep

2017

Football is...(#11)

Coaches not only determine the team's tactic, they also influence the intensity of training (if desired).

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Wed

20

Sep

2017

Football is...(#10)

How to start off the 2nd half?

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Mon

18

Sep

2017

Football is...(#9)

Jump-training needs to involve both directions - vertical and horizontal.

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Fri

15

Sep

2017

Football is...(#8)

During different stages of the game or towards the end of the game....

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Thu

14

Sep

2017

Latest research in football - week 35 - 2017

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

14

Sep

2017

Football is...(#7)

Being able to master different situations with the ball at a high pace can be decisive.

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Wed

13

Sep

2017

Football is...(#6)

When its going up and down the field, make sure your players have enough (repeated) sprint ability in their tank.

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Tue

12

Sep

2017

The Functional Movement Screen in Football

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was created to evaluate movement pattern quality for athletes as it thought that poor neuromuscular control increases the risk of acute injuries (8).

Based on this idea, the FMS would therefore serve as the basis for more complex movements (21) and consequently would be useful to identify functional movement deficits such as muscular imbalances/asymmetries (30), flexibility deficits (mobility) and balance or stability (5).

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Mon

11

Sep

2017

Football is...(#5)

With the UEFA Champions League starting this week, players will face the first “real” congested schedule. In order to be fit for the next match, recovery is key.

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Fri

08

Sep

2017

Football is...(#4)

Counterattack done correctly is deadly.

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Thu

07

Sep

2017

Latest research in football - week 34 - 2017

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

07

Sep

2017

Football...(#3)

Sprinting in football is an important activity, here are some crucial information.

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Wed

06

Sep

2017

Football is...(#2)

High-intensity running for footballers - one suggestion.
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Tue

05

Sep

2017

Football is...(#1)

Just in case there were some crucial set-pieces for some teams in the World Cup Qualifiers...

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Fri

25

Aug

2017

Latest research in football - week 33 - 2017

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

21

Aug

2017

Latest research in football - week 32 - 2017

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

08

Aug

2017

Latest research in football - week 31 - 2017

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

07

Aug

2017

Latest research in football - week 30 - 2017

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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Sat

22

Jul

2017

Latest research in football - week 29 - 2017

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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Sat

22

Jul

2017

Latest research in football - week 28 - 2017

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

18

Jul

2017

Latest research in football - week 27 - 2017

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

10

Jul

2017

Latest research in football - week 26 - 2017

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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