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Fri

17

Sep

2021

The Coaches’ Efficacy Expectations of Youth Soccer Players with Different Maturity Status and Physical Performance

This study aimed to report possible anthropometrical and physical performance differences between youth soccer players with different maturity status and to report the coaches’ expectations, hypothesizing that coaches would expect more from players with advanced maturity.

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Mon

13

Sep

2021

The Relationship Between Performance and Asymmetries in Different Multidirectional Sprint Tests in Soccer Players

The aims of this study were to analyze the association between linear sprint, curved sprints (CS) and change-of-direction (COD) speed performances and compare the association and direction of asymmetries between skills.

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Fri

10

Sep

2021

High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise Performed on the Sand Induces Higher Internal Load Demands in Soccer Players

This study aimed to examine the acute physiological effect of shuttle-run-based high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) performed at the same relative speed (i.e. 100%PST−CAR) on sand (SAND) and grass (GRASS) in male junior soccer players.

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Wed

08

Sep

2021

Assessing Inter-Limb Asymmetries in Soccer Players: Magnitude, Direction and Association with Performance

We aimed to analyze the magnitude and direction of inter-limb asymmetries in ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (ROM), power (using iso-inertial devices) and a neuromuscular skill (change of direction). Secondarily, we aimed to determine the relationship between inter-limb asymmetry scores for each test and also between these scores and the scores for the different performance tests.

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Tue

07

Sep

2021

Scanning activity of elite footballers in match play: An eye-tracking analysis on the duration and visual information of scanning

The aim of this study was to examine the duration and information (number of teammates and opponents) of the players’ scanning behavior of four elite football midfield players in an 11 vs. 11 using mobile eye-tracking technology.

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Thu

02

Sep

2021

Is there meaningful influence from situational and environmental factors on the physical and technical activity of elite football players?

The study aimed to identify the effects of situational (match location, match outcome and strength of team/opponent team) and environmental (ambient temperature, relative humidity, WBGT, ground and weather condition) factors on the physical and technical activity of elite football on individual playing positions.

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Thu

02

Sep

2021

Hip Abductor Muscle Strength Deficit as a Risk Factor for Inversion Ankle Sprain in Male College Soccer Players

The purpose was to identify risk factors for inversion ankle sprains among male collegiate soccer players.

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Mon

30

Aug

2021

Training Load in Different Age Category Soccer Players and Relationship to Different Pitch Size Small-Sided Games

This study sought to evaluate the training load in different age category soccer players associated with distinct pitch size small-sided games (SSGs).

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Fri

27

Aug

2021

Muscle Damage Biomarkers in Congestion Weeks in English Premier League Soccer Players: A Prospective Study for Consecutive Seasons

The current study was conducted to compare muscle damage biomarkers in single- vs. multi-match weeks in elite soccer players for two consecutive seasons. A secondary objective was to analyze the influence of playing position and exposure time on muscle damage in single- vs. multimatch weeks.

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Wed

25

Aug

2021

Low Horizontal Force Production Capacity during Sprinting as a Potential Risk Factor of Hamstring Injury in Football

Clear decreases in horizontal force production capacity during sprint acceleration have been reported after hamstring injuries (HI) in football players. We aimed to analyze the association between sprint running horizontal force production capacities at low (FH0) and high (V0) velocities and HI occurrence in football.

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Mon

23

Aug

2021

An Examination of the Relationship Between Coaches’ Transformational Leadership and Athletes’ Personal and Group Characteristics in Elite Youth Soccer

The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between elite youth athletes’ perceptions of coaches’ transformational coaching-behaviours and variables linked to transformational leadership in other settings (i.e., group cohesion, motivational climate, self-regulation of learning and athlete satisfaction.

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Fri

20

Aug

2021

How Relative Age Effects Associate with Football Players’ Market Values: Indicators of Losing Talent and Wasting Money

In football, annual age-group categorization leads to relative age effects (RAEs) in talent development. Given such trends, relative age may also associate with market values. This study analyzed the relationship between RAEs and market values of youth players.

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Thu

19

Aug

2021

Effects of Age on Match-related Acceleration and Deceleration Efforts in Elite Soccer Players

The aim of this study was to examine the effects of chronological age on acceleration and deceleration match performance in professional footballers.

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Tue

17

Aug

2021

Observed and predicted ages at peak height velocity in soccer players

The purpose of the study was to evaluate predicted maturity offset (time before age at PHV) and age at PHV (chronological age [CA] minus maturity offset) in a longitudinal sample of 58 under-13 club level soccer players in central Portugal for whom ages at PHV were estimated with the SITAR model.

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Mon

16

Aug

2021

Motion Analysis of Match Play in U14 Footballers: Influence of Position, Competitive Level and Contextual Variables

This study aimed to investigate match running performance in U14 male soccer players in Norway, and the influence of position, competitive level and contextual factors on running performance.

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Thu

12

Aug

2021

Whole-body energy transfer strategies during football instep kicking: Implications for training practices

We hypothesized that fatigue induced by acute workload in short and intense games, might in either of two ways: by pushing lower limbs mechanics toward injury or by inducing opposed protective compensatory adjustments. We aimed at assessing the extent to which fatigue impact on joints kinematics and kinetics while performing repeated changes of direction (CoDs) in the light of the ACL risk factors.

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Wed

11

Aug

2021

Key load indicators and load variability in professional soccer players: A full season study

The aims of this study were to 1) determine the key load indicators in professional soccer through principal component analysis (PCA) and 2) analyse the load variability of each training and match day within the microcycle considering the principal components.

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Mon

09

Aug

2021

External Loads in Under-12 Players during Soccer-7, Soccer-8 and Soccer-11 Official Matches

The aim of the study was to compare the external loads (i.e., displacement distances and velocities) of 10–11 years-old soccer players during Soccer-7 (i.e. seven-a-side), Soccer-8 (i.e. eight-a-side) and Soccer-11 (i.e. eleven-a-side) official matches.

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Thu

05

Aug

2021

Fatigue Induced by Repeated COD in Female Footballer: Impact on Limb Biomechanics and Implications for ACL Injury Prevention

The aim was to assess the extent to which fatigue impact on joints kinematics and kinetics while performing repeated changes of direction (CoDs) in the light of the ACL risk factors.

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Tue

03

Aug

2021

Quantifying and Comparing the Match Demands of U18, U23 and 1ST Team English Professional Soccer Players

The aim of this study was to quantify and compare the match load demands of U18, U23, and 1ST team players during the official season.

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Mon

02

Aug

2021

How to improve technical and tactical actions of dominant and non-dominant players in children’s football?

As young football players develop important technical and tactical skills during competitive matches, this study investigated quantity and quality of technical and tactical actions in real game conditions in a 4v4 compared to the traditional 7v7 match format.

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Thu

29

Jul

2021

Injuries in youth football and the relationship to maturation: Analysis of time-loss injuries during four seasons in English male football

The purpose of this prospective cohort study was to investigate the frequency, incidence, and pattern of time-loss injuries in an elite male football academy, exploring injuries in relation to age and maturation status.

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Sat

24

Jul

2021

In-season training responses and perceived wellbeing and recovery status in professional soccer players

The aim was to describe professional soccer players’ training responses during a competitive season and to investigate the relationship between these responses with wellbeing and recovery indices.

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Thu

22

Jul

2021

Perceptual and Biochemical Responses in Relation to Different Match-Day +2 Training Interventions in Soccer Players

The aim of this study was to examine the impact of two different post-match training interventions on the subsequent recovery of perceptual and biochemical parameters after the game.

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Wed

21

Jul

2021

Effects of Foam Rolling as a Recovery Tool in Professional Players

The aim was to examine the effectiveness of Foam Rolling (FR) (20 minutes on quadriceps, hamstrings adductors, gluteals, and gastrocnemius) and passive recovery (20 minutes passive rest) intervention performed immediately after a training session on Total Quality Recovery (TQR), perceived muscle soreness, jump performance, agility, sprint, and flexibility 24 hours after the training.

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Mon

19

Jul

2021

Skeletal muscle and performance adaptations to high-intensity training in elite male soccer players

This study examined the skeletal muscle and performance responses across two different exercise training modalities (speed endurance runs (SET) vs. small-sided games (SSG)) which are highly applied in soccer training.

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Sat

17

Jul

2021

In-Season Internal and External Workload Variations between Starters and Non-Starters — A Case Study

The aims of this study were: (a) to describe the in-season variations of training monotony, training strain and acute:chronic workload ratio (ACWR) through session ratings of perceived exertion (s-RPE), total distance and high-speed running (HSR) and (b) to compare those variations starters vs. non-starters.

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Wed

30

Jun

2021

How modifications in goals in small-sided influence the tactical actions of young soccer players

This study analysed the influence of the absence of goalkeeper and the number of goals in tactical actions in 3 configurations of small-sided and conditioned games (SSCGs): (a) goalkeeper + 3 vs. 3 + goalkeeper; (b) 3 vs. 3 (no goalkeeper); and (c) 3 vs. 3 with 2 mini goals.

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Tue

29

Jun

2021

Visual Search Strategies of Soccer Players Executing a Power vs. Placement Penalty

The current study investigated how the type of penalty kick being taken affected the kicker’s visual search strategy and where the ball hit the goal (end ball location).

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Fri

04

Jun

2021

Dose-Response Relationships between Training Load Measures and Physical Fitness in Professional Soccer Players

The aim of this cohort study was two-fold: (i) to analyze within-group changes of final velocity in a 30-15 intermittent fitness test (VIFT), final velocity in a Vameval test (Vvameval), 20-m sprint and countermovement jump (CMJ); (ii) to explore the relationships between VIFT and Vvameval outcomes and their changes with internal and external loads.

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Wed

02

Jun

2021

Acceleration and High-Speed Running Profiles of Women’s International and Domestic Football Matches

The aim of the present study was to compare the acceleration, deceleration, and high-speed running profiles of players during international and domestic matches and to determine if differences were apparent across playing positions (defenders, midfielders, and attackers).

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Thu

20

May

2021

Influence of Players’ Maximum Running Speed on the Team’s Ranking Position at the End of the Spanish LaLiga

The aim was to determine the influence of a player’s peak/maximum running speed on the team’s final ranking position. A second aim was to investigate differences in maximum running speed among playing positions.

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Wed

19

May

2021

A Preseason Training Program With the Nordic Hamstring Exercise Increases Eccentric Knee Flexor Strength and Fascicle Length

The aim of this study was to investigate the collective and individual responses of professional female soccer players engaged in a preseason training program with the NHE regarding eccentric knee flexor strength and biceps femoris long head fascicle length.

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Mon

17

May

2021

Quantification of Training Load Relative to Match Load of Youth National Team

The aims of this study were to (1) quantify the external training load relative to match load in days before a subsequent international game and (2) examine the cumulative training load in relation to match load of U-17 national team soccer players.

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Sat

15

May

2021

A Meta-Analytical Comparison of the Effects of Small-Sided Games vs. Running-Based High-Intensity Interval Training on Soccer Players’ Repeated-Sprint Ability

This systematic review with a meta-analysis was conducted to compare the effects of small-sided games (SSGs)-based interventions with the effects of running-based high-intensity interval training (HIIT) interventions on soccer players’ repeated sprint ability (RSA).

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Wed

12

May

2021

Influence of Size and Maturity on Injury in Young Elite Soccer Players

The purpose of this study was to investigate sports injuries in younger (U9–U11) and older (U12–U13) children playing soccer at an elite level, analysing potential anthropometric and maturity risk factors. 

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Tue

11

May

2021

Effect of a Shock Micro-Cycle on Biochemical Markers in University Soccer Players

This study aimed to examine various biochemical biomarkers changes during a shock micro-cycle in soccer players from a university team.

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Fri

07

May

2021

Effects of Mental Fatigue in Total Running Distance and Tactical Behaviour During Small-Sided Games

Mental fatigue can impact physical demands and tactical behaviour in sport-related contexts. Small-sided games (SSGs) are often used to develop a specific sport-related context. This systematic review (with a meta-analysis) was conducted to compare the effects of mental fatigue vs. control conditions in terms of the total running distance and tactical behaviour of soccer players during SSGs.

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Thu

06

May

2021

Selected, Deselected and Reselected: A Case Study Analysis of Attributes Associated With Player Reselection Following Closure of a Youth Soccer Academy

Considering the perceived benefit of early recruitment and the time and resources spent developing youth players, individuals released from talent development programmes are often re-recruited by rival academies. Limited data exists on players deselected from (or reselected to) youth soccer academies.

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Tue

04

May

2021

Associations Between Variations in Accumulated Workload and Physiological Variables in Young Footballers Over the Season

This study sought to analyse the relationship between in-season training workload with changes in aerobic power (VO2max), maximum and resting heart rate (HRmax and HRrest), linear sprint medium (LSM) and short test (LSS) in U16 soccer players. An additional aim was to explain changes in fitness levels during the in-season through regression models, considering accumulated load, baseline levels, and peak height velocity (PHV) as predictors.

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Thu

29

Apr

2021

Optimal Pretaper Phase on Physical Match Performance in Professional Soccer

The aim was to investigate the optimal pretaper duration on match running performance in a professional soccer team.

 

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Wed

28

Apr

2021

Eyes-Open Versus Eyes-Closed Somatosensory Motor Balance in Professional Soccer Players With Chronic Ankle Instability

The aim was to compare an eyes-open versus an eyes-closed balance training protocol in professional soccer players with chronic ankle instability

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Thu

22

Apr

2021

Seasonal training and match load and micro-cycle periodization in male Premier League academy soccer players

The aim was to assess on pitch external loading of English Premier League (EPL) academy soccer players (U12-U18 age groups) over an entire competitive season.

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Wed

21

Apr

2021

The World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams

Forbes has released its bi-annual list of the 20 most valued soccer teams.

 

The list includes nine teams from the English Premier League, four from the Italian Serie A, three from the Spanish La Liga, two from the German Bundesliga and one from each the Netherlands and France.

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Tue

20

Apr

2021

Motor performance is not related to injury risk in growing elite-level male youth football players

The aim was to identify the relationship between growth velocity and injury in elite-level youth footballers.

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Thu

15

Apr

2021

Recovery Kinetics Following Small-Sided Games in Competitive Soccer Players: Does Player Density Size Matter?

The aim was to examine the recovery kinetics of exercise-induced muscle damage, neuromuscular fatigue and performance following small-sided games of different densities in football.

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Wed

14

Apr

2021

Effects of Plyometric Training with Agility Ladder on Physical Fitness in Youth Soccer Players

The aim was to assess the effects of plyometric training with an agility ladder on components of physical fitness in youth footballers.

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Fri

09

Apr

2021

Processing visual information in elite junior soccer players: Effects of age and training experience on visual perception, attention and decision making

The aim was to examine the effects of chronological age and training experience on perception, attention and decision making in young footballer.

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Thu

08

Apr

2021

Session-to-session variations of internal load during different small-sided games: a study in professional soccer players

The aim was to analyse variations of internal load across small sided games in professional soccer. 

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Thu

01

Apr

2021

Markers of muscle damage and strength performance in professional football players during the competitive period

The study investigated the impact of competitive soccer on the short-term changes in isometric strength of the adductor muscle group.

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Wed

31

Mar

2021

Effectiveness of Abdominal and Gluteus Medius Training in Lumbo-Pelvic Stability and Adductor Strength in Female Footballers

The purpose was to establish if the inclusion of gluteus medius-specific exercises in an abdominal training program is more effective for improving lumbo-pelvic stability and adductor muscle strength.

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Mon

29

Mar

2021

Assessment of External Load during Matches in Two Consecutive Seasons Using the Mediacoach® Video Analysis System

The aim was to describe the training and match injury incidence and physical demands variables observed during a competition using a multi-camera video analysis. 

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Sat

27

Mar

2021

Game Insight Skills as a Predictor of Talent for Youth Soccer Players

The aim was to find within-group differences for game insight in an elite group of youth footballers by means of Game Insight inDicator (GID).

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Thu

25

Mar

2021

Acceleration intensity is an important contributor to the external and internal training load demands of repeated sprint exercises in soccer

The aim was to evaluate the effect of acceleration on the external and internal load during repeated sprint exercise.

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Tue

23

Mar

2021

Testing protocol affects the velocity at VO2max in semi-professional soccer players

The aim was to compare three different protocols to assess the velocity associated with the maximal oxygen uptake in footballers.

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Tue

16

Mar

2021

The Goal Scale: A New Instrument to Measure the Perceived Exertion in Soccer Players

 

The aim of the study was to develop and validate a specific pictorial perceived exertion scale for soccer players called GOAL scale.

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Mon

15

Mar

2021

The 2015 U.S. Soccer Federation header ban and its effect on emergency room concussion rates in soccer players aged 10-13

The aim was to assess the change in proportion of children aged 10-13 playing soccer in the US presenting to an Emergency Department (ED) with a concussion in relation to any other injury before and after the ban.

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Fri

26

Feb

2021

How does the mid-season coach change affect physical performance on top soccer players?

 

The aim was to analyze the locomtion and metabolic responses of professional players in the top three competitive standards of Spanish soccer during the four weeks before and after dismissal of the coach.

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Wed

24

Feb

2021

Worst case scenario match analysis and contextual variables in professional soccer players: a longitudinal study

This study aimed to describe the worst-case scenarios (WCS) of professional soccer players by playing position in different durations and analyse WCS considering different contextual variables (match half, -location and outcome)

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Tue

23

Feb

2021

Biological Maturity Status in Elite Youth Soccer Players: A Comparison of Pragmatic Diagnostics With Magnetic Resonance Imaging

This study aimed to evaluate commonly used methods to assess BMS within a highly selected sample of youth soccer players.

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Mon

22

Feb

2021

Endurance Capacities in Professional Soccer Players: Are Performance Profiles Position Specific?

The aim of this study was to investigate position-specific endurance performance of soccer players.

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Wed

17

Feb

2021

Biomechanical measures during two sport-specific tasks differentiate between footballers with and without future ACL injury

 

The aim was to determine whether prospectively measured components of valgus collapse during a deceleration cut can differentiate between female footballers who go on to non-contact ACL injury

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Mon

15

Feb

2021

Moving Advertisements Systematically Affect Gaze Behavior and Performance in the Soccer Penalty Kick

The aim of the current study was to investigate whether a moving advertisement positioned behind the goal area would influence the visual attention of participants performing a soccer penalty kick, and, whether this would an effect on subsequent motor performance.

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Sat

13

Feb

2021

Worst case scenario match analysis and contextual variables in professional soccer players: a longitudinal study

 

This study aimed to describe the worst-case scenarios of professional soccer players by playing position in different durations and analyse WCS considering different contextual variables (match half and location)

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Wed

10

Feb

2021

Accelerometry-based variables in professional soccer players: comparisons between periods of the season and playing positions

The aim of this study was to provide reference data of variation in external training loads for weekly periods within annual season.

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Tue

09

Feb

2021

Most running demand passages of match play in youth soccer congestion period

The objective of this study was to determine whether there is a decrease in the physical performance of the players in the most demanding passages (MDP) during periods of competition congestion.

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Sun

07

Feb

2021

Running technique is more effective than soccer-specific training for improving the sprint and agility performances with ball possession

The study aimed at comparing the effects of two training approaches on prepubescent soccer players' sprint performance.

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Fri

05

Feb

2021

Effect of Practicing Soccer Juggling With Different Sized Balls Upon Performance, Retention and Transfer to Ball Reception

The aim was to investigate if making the skill aquisition phase more difficult or easier would enhance performance in soccer juggling and if this practice has a positive intertask transfer effect to ball reception performance.

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Tue

02

Feb

2021

Large Reductions in Match Play Physical Performance Across a Football Season Positional Performances

The aims of this investigation were to report team average and positional changes to match play physical performance across an European Championsleague season while statistically controlling for situational and contextual variables.

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Mon

01

Feb

2021

The Effect of Preparatory Posture on Goalkeeper’s Diving Save performance in Football

This study aimed to analyse the effect of different starting stance widths and knee flexion angles on movement time, center of mass trajectory and velocity in goalkeepers' diving saves.

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Wed

27

Jan

2021

A New Approach for Training-load Quantification in Elite-level Soccer: Contextual Factors

 

The aims were to analyse the physical response of professional soccer players during training considering the contextual factors of match location, season period and quality of opposition.

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Tue

26

Jan

2021

Long corner kicks in the English Premier League: Deliveries into the goal area and critical area

 

The purpose was to investigate long corner kicks within the English Premier League that entered the goal area (6-yard box) or the critical are (6-12 yards from the goal-line in the width of the goal area) with the defining outcome occurring after the first contact.

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Fri

22

Jan

2021

Variability of professional soccer players’ perceived match load after successive matches

This study analyses the differential perceived match load accumulated by professional soccer players depending on participation in several consecutive matches.

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Thu

21

Jan

2021

Position Specific Running Performances in Professional Football: Influence of Different Tactical Formations

This study aims to quantify and analyze the differences in position-specific performances in games played with three or four defensive players.

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Tue

19

Jan

2021

Dribbling speed along curved paths predicts attacking performance in match-realistic one vs. one soccer games

The study assessed whether a new, closed-skill dribbling or sprinting task could predict attacking performance.

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Mon

18

Jan

2021

Effectiveness of Indirect Free Kicks in Elite Soccer

The aims of the study were to determine the effectiveness of indirect free kicks, identify variables associated with a successful outcome.

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Thu

14

Jan

2021

Differentiating African Teams from European Teams: Identifying the Key Performance Indicators in the FIFA World Cup 2018

The aim of this study was to examine the performance indicators that differentiated between African and European teams in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Wed

13

Jan

2021

An Extensive Comparative Analysis of Successful and Unsuccessful Football Teams in LaLiga

The aim of this study was to analyze in-game match statistics on the top-3 and bottom-3 teams ranked in LaLiga.

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Sat

09

Jan

2021

Strategic rule breaking: Time wasting to win soccer games

The aim was to examine strategic time-wasting, a behavior that help teams win games or tie games against superior opponents.

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Thu

07

Jan

2021

The Association Between Training Load Indices and Injuries in Elite Soccer Players

The aim was to investigate the association between  injuries and training load indices in elite footballers.

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Thu

31

Dec

2020

Does slow motion impact on the perception of foul play in football?

 

The aim was to investigate the impact of video speed on the decision making process of association football referees and how this interacts with expertise.

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Wed

23

Dec

2020

Heart rate, technical performance, and session-RPE in elite youth soccer small-sided games played with goalkeepers

The aim was to compare heart rate, rating of perceived exertion and technical-tactical actions during SSGs played with and without goalkeepers.

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Tue

22

Dec

2020

School-based soccer practice is an effective strategy to improve cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in overweight children

The study investigated the effects of a 6-month school-based soccer program on cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in overweight children.

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Fri

18

Dec

2020

Latest research in football - week 40 - 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

18

Dec

2020

Relationships between Training Loads and Selected Blood Parameters in Professional Soccer Players during a 12-Day Sports Camp

The main purpose was to assess the relations between training loads and selected blood parameters in professional players during a preseason sports camp.

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Thu

17

Dec

2020

Heart rate, technical performance, and session-RPE in elite youth soccer small-sided games played with wildcard players

The aim was to compare physiological parameters and technica-tactical actions during SSGs with and without wildcard players.

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Tue

15

Dec

2020

Relationship between Procedural Tactical Knowledge and Specific Motor Skills in Young Soccer Players

 

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between offensive tactical knowledge and the soccer-specific motor skills performance.

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Mon

14

Dec

2020

Predicting the defensive performance of individual players in one vs. one soccer games

 

Predicting the defensive performance of individual players in one vs. one soccer games.

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Thu

10

Dec

2020

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Soccer Skills

The aim was to investigate the effects of sleep deprivation on soccer skills.

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Wed

09

Dec

2020

Longitudinal motor performance development in early adolescence and its relationship to adult success

The aim was to investigate the relationship between motor development in adolescence and future adult performance. 

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Fri

04

Dec

2020

Psychological talent predictors in youth soccer: A systematic review

 

The aim was to systematically review the predictive value of psychological talent predictors.

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Thu

03

Dec

2020

Differences in Technical Performance of Players From ‘The Big Five’ European Football Leagues in the UEFA Champions League

The study aimed to identify the differences in technical performance between players from clubs in UEFA Champions League matches.

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Tue

01

Dec

2020

Fundamental Motor Skills Mediate the Relationship Between Physical Fitness and Soccer-Specific Motor Skills in Young Soccer Players

The aim of this study was to determine the role of FMS in the process of acquiring soccer-specific motor skills.

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Mon

30

Nov

2020

Laterality-Specific Training Improves Mental Rotation Performance in Young Soccer Players

The study investigates the influence of specific soccer training with the non-dominant leg on mental rotation performance of young soccer players.

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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

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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

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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