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

 

Fri

27

Nov

2020

Latest research in football - week 35 - 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

27

Nov

2020

Dribbling speed predicts goal-scoring success

The aim of the study was to explore the underlying bases of goal-scoring ability of young soccer players.

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Thu

26

Nov

2020

The Relationship Between Cognitive Functions and Sport-Specific Motor Skills in Elite Youth Soccer Players

The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between basics cognitive functions and sports-specific motor skills in elite youth soccer players

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Wed

25

Nov

2020

Website update

I have updated the special topic - Performance analysis - CLICK HERE to get to the page or follow the navigation

Tue

24

Nov

2020

Allometric modelling of peak oxygen uptake in male soccer players of 8–18 years of age

The aim was to examine the contribution of maturity status and body size descriptors to age-associated inter-individual variability in VO2peak and to present static allometric models to normalize in male youth soccer players.

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Mon

23

Nov

2020

Optimal recovery time for post activation potentiation in professional soccer players

The aim of this study was to determine the optimal recovery time to elicit PAP after a bout of high-intensity resistance exercise in professional soccer players.

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Sat

21

Nov

2020

Latest research in football - week 34 - 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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Sat

21

Nov

2020

Countermovement Jump Recovery in Professional Soccer Players Using an Inertial Sensor

The aim was to assess the utility of an inertial sensor for assessing recovery in professional soccer players.

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Fri

20

Nov

2020

Effects of horizontal plyometric training volume on soccer players’ performance

The aim was to examine the dose reponse effect of plyometric training on soccer performance variables.

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Wed

18

Nov

2020

Latest research in football - week 33 - 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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Wed

18

Nov

2020

Running Performance and Game performance Indicators in Professional Soccer Play

The study aimed to identify associations between running performance and game performance indicators in professional footballers compared to their playing position.

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Tue

17

Nov

2020

Planning training workload in football using small-sided games density

The purpose was to assess the relation between training workload and SSGs' density.

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Thu

12

Nov

2020

Latest research in football - week 32 - 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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Wed

11

Nov

2020

In-season internal and external training load quantification of an elite European soccer team with regards to match-day

The aim was to provide in-season training load for different days within a mesocycle in elite soccer players.

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Tue

10

Nov

2020

Effects of velocity loss during resistance training on performance in professional soccer players

The aim was to analyze the effects of 2 resistance programs using the same relative load but different repetition volume.

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Fri

23

Oct

2020

Latest research in football - week 31- 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

22

Oct

2020

Elite Players’ Perceptions of Football Playing Surfaces: A Qualitative Study

A comprehensive assessment of players' opinions to better understand the influence of playing surfaces (artificial and natural turf) on the game of football.
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Wed

21

Oct

2020

In-season internal and external training load quantification of an elite European soccer team

The aim of the study was to provide seasonal internal and external training load includig the Hooper Index in elite soccer players during an in-season period.

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Mon

19

Oct

2020

Latest research in football - week 30 - 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

16

Oct

2020

External training loads and smartphone-derived heart rate variability indicate readiness to train in elite soccer

 

Player readiness can affect the ability to perform and tolerate prescribed training load. Consequently, practitioners need objective evidence to inform readiness to train.

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Thu

15

Oct

2020

Monitoring Fatigue During the In-Season Competitive Phase in Elite Soccer Players

 

The purpose was to quantify the relationship between daily training load and a range of potential measures of fatigue.

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Wed

14

Oct

2020

Latest research in football - week 29 - 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

13

Oct

2020

Effects of mental fatigue on passing decision making performance in professional soccer athletes

The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of mental fatigue on passing decision-making in professional soccer athletes.

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Mon

12

Oct

2020

Effects of Warm‑Up, Post‑Warm‑Up, and Re‑Warm‑Up Strategies on Explosive Efforts in Football

The results of a systematic review.

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Sat

10

Oct

2020

Latest research in football - week 28 - 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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