Welcome to Footballscience.net

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

 

Wed

18

Oct

2017

Football is...(#29)

The core connects arms and legs - train it use it.

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Mon

16

Oct

2017

Football is...(#28)

Skillful players have a good first touch.

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Mon

16

Oct

2017

Latest research in football - week 41 - 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

16

Oct

2017

Football is...(#27)

SSG = Technical + Tactical + Physical Training

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Fri

13

Oct

2017

Football is...(#26)

Numerical (dis)advantages can be crucial.

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Thu

12

Oct

2017

Football is...(#25)

Testing players intermittent running capacity - a suggestion.

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Wed

11

Oct

2017

Latest research in football - week 40 - 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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Wed

11

Oct

2017

Football is...(#24)

Football specific cutting maneuvers for muscular development.

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Mon

09

Oct

2017

Football is...(#23)

Knee stability for movements.

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Sun

08

Oct

2017

Football is...(#22)

Number of players affect intensity in SSG

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Fri

06

Oct

2017

Football is...(#21)

Appropriate training load = performance + injury prevention

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Wed

04

Oct

2017

Football is...(#20)

One option to train for keeping the ball in offensive 1 vs. 1.

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Wed

04

Oct

2017

Latest research in football - week 39 - 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

03

Oct

2017

Football is...(#19)

Youth players - every Training session 1.000 touches!

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Mon

02

Oct

2017

Football...(#18)

Dynamic stretches done correctly are important during the warm-up.

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Mon

02

Oct

2017

German Society of Sport Science - Section Football

The German Sport Science Association – Section Football had its annual meeting at Ruhr University Bochum from 28.-30.9.2017.

I attended the conference and the important slides from the one and only english presentation from the one and only Aaron Coutts about “Developing athlete monitoring systems for football: theoretical foundations” are shown below.

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Thu

28

Sep

2017

Football is...(#17)

Attacking third entry is crucial for scoring goals.

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Thu

28

Sep

2017

Latest research in football - week 38 - 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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Wed

27

Sep

2017

Football is...(#16)

Straight-line sprinting might be rarely performed – however, the ones that are done might be important ones!

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Wed

27

Sep

2017

Football is...(#15)

If you use SSG as a conditioning tool - Be aware of the goalkeeper!!!

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Tue

26

Sep

2017

Latest research in football - week 37 - 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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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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