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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

 

Tue

22

Sep

2020

Latest research in football - week 25 - 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

21

Sep

2020

Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training

The aim was to determine the effectiveness of sprint interval training on performance and lactate kinetics in soccer players.

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Sat

19

Sep

2020

Analysis of Factors Determining Invasion into Attacking Areas and the Creation of Goal-Scoring Opportunities

Variables assessed passing strategies, field position and possession.

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Wed

19

Aug

2020

Latest research in football week - 24 - 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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Sun

26

Jul

2020

In-season Eccentric-Overload Training in Elite Footballers

Effects on body composition, strength and sprint performance.

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Fri

24

Jul

2020

Preventive Effect of the Nordic Hamstring Exercise on Hamstring Injuries in Amateur Soccer Players

The study investigated the preventive effect of the nordic hamstring exercise on the incidence in male amateur footballers.

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Mon

20

Jul

2020

Latest research in football - week 23 - 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

17

Jul

2020

Association of Physical and Technical Activities With Partial Match Status in a Soccer Professional Team

The purpose was to investigate the association between physical and technical activities and match status.

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Thu

16

Jul

2020

Imagery Effects on the Performance of Skilled and Novice Football Players

The purpose was to investigate the effect of an imagery training programme on the performance of a soccer task by skilled and novice players.

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Wed

15

Jul

2020

Latest research in football - week 22 - 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

13

Jul

2020

Movement economy in football

Some considerations and limitations

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Sat

11

Jul

2020

High-speed running and sprinting as an injury risk factor in football

The study investigated the association between high-speed running and sprinting and injuries in football.

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Thu

09

Jul

2020

Latest research in football - week 21 - 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

09

Jul

2020

Mental fatigue impairs technical performance

Passing and shooting in the LSST and LSPT.

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Tue

07

Jul

2020

Running-based high-intensity interval training vs. small-sided game training programs

Effects on the physical performance, psychophysiological responses and technical skills in young soccer players.

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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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