Most popular posts in 2014

I hope everyone had a good start into 2015. Before warming up for the new year, I would like to make a quick look back onto 2014 and the five most popular posts.


1) Performance analysis
What are common performance parameters? Is ball possession key? What distinguish between successful and non-successful teams? To read the full post, please click HERE

2) Small-sided games
What are the differences between 2 vs. 2 and 6 vs. 6? What are the effects of rules and regulations on the physical activity and/or the technical demands? What are the pitch dimensions for a 4 vs. 4? To read the full post, please click HERE

3) The Functional Movement Screen
What is it? How has the FMS been used in football? Can it predict injuries? To read the full post, please click HERE.

4) Balance/proprioception
How can it be measured? Do footballers with good proprioception inherent a lower injury risk? To read the full post, please click HERE.

5)  Warm-up
Many warm-ups have been presented (FC Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, ManU and many elite youth teams).  What is the purpose of a (re)warm-up? How would a possible structure look like? What factors might influence the warm-up? To read the full post, please click HERE.


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