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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

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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Fri

07

Jul

2017

Latest research in football - week 25 - 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

05

Jul

2017

World Conference on Science and Soccer - Presentations Day 3 Part II

The following slides were presented on Day 3.

 

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Fri

30

Jun

2017

Latest research in football - week 24 - 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

27

Jun

2017

Latest research in football - week 23 - 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

16

Jun

2017

World Conference on Science and Soccer - Presentations Day 3 Part I

Day 3 of the World Conference on Science and Soccer started with some Talent Identification. Below are some slides from the first session.

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Wed

14

Jun

2017

Latest research in football - week 21 - 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

12

Jun

2017

World Conference on Science and Soccer - Presentations Day 2

The following slides will display some of the content of the second day of the World Conference on Science and Soccer that I have visited.

 

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Wed

07

Jun

2017

World Conference on Science and Soccer - Presentations Day 1

As mentioned in previous post, I have attended the World Conference on Science and Soccer.

Beside presenting myself I visited a couple of session/presentations, of which I took some pictures.

 

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Mon

05

Jun

2017

Latest research in football - week 20 - 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

02

Jun

2017

World Conference on Science and Soccer - Posters

Since Wednesday I have been at the World Conference on Science and Soccer at Rennes (France).

As part of every conference, delegates can submit their research as a poster that are hang up in a separate room for visitors.

Below are (nearly) all poster of the conference.

 

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Sun

28

May

2017

Latest research in football - week 19 - 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

24

May

2017

FC Schalke & Eintracht Frankfurt Goalkeeper Pre-Match Warm-Up

I was able to visit my one and only Bundesliga game for the closed 2016/2017 season.

 

Obviously, I brought my camera and took some footage of the goalkeeper warm-up of both teams.

 

Unfortunately it is not the entire warm-up as I focused on the teams later on. However, please enjoy the two videos below, the first one shows the FC Schalke and the second one the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper warm-up.

 

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Mon

22

May

2017

Latest research in football - week 18 - 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

19

May

2017

Looking for football specific data?

Dear coaches,

I was approached by some of you with regards to testing data of goalkeepers (and field players). As some of you might know, there is not a lot of data on goalkeepers in the current literature.

 

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Wed

17

May

2017

Eintracht Frankfurt Pre-Match Warm-up

The video below shows the pre-match warm-up of the german Bunesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt.

 

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Mon

15

May

2017

Latest research in football - week 17 - 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

12

May

2017

Borussia Dortmund - Goalkeeper Pre-Match Warm-up

As already mentioned in previous two blog posts, I was able to visit the UEFA Champions League semi-final BVB against AS Monaco. Furthermore, I have posted the two pre-match warm-up of Dortmund HERE and of Monaco HERE.

 

Nevertheless, I was able to take some footage from the goalkeepers warm-up as well. If interested, please check out the video below.

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Wed

10

May

2017

Latest research in football - week 16 - 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

08

May

2017

Special edition - Research in football

The following articles were (originally) conference presentations at the "2nd Aspire Sport Science Conference on Monitoring Athlete Training Loads".

It was a fantastic conference and the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance released an open-access special-edition. HERE is the link to the publisher website and therefore ALL papers.

However, below are the one with regards to a team sports/football environment.

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Fri

05

May

2017

Club wages and costs

Chapter 9 of the European club footballing landscape was about squad cost and wages

Generally, wages absorbed 63% of the club’s revenue in 2015.

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Wed

03

May

2017

Latest research in football - week 15 - 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

02

May

2017

AS Monaco UEFA Champions League Pre-Match Warm-up

As mentioned in previous post about the BVB warm-up HERE, I was also able to tape most of the pre-match warm-up of AS Monaco.

 

The warm-up can be seen below.

 

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Thu

27

Apr

2017

Club revenue highlights

Chapter 8 was about the UEFA clubs and their revenue.

Generally, revenue has grown over the last year with an average of more than 9% per year. The club’s revenue are now six times the level of 1996.

 

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