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Interpreting Physical Performance in Professional Soccer Match-Play: Should We be More Pragmatic in Our Approach?

Carling, C.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 May 2013
  • Publisher: Adis Online
  • Country: United Kingdom
Academic and practitioner interest in the physical performance of male professional soccer players in the competition setting determined via time–motion analyses has grown substantially over the last four decades leading to a substantial body of published research and aiding development of a more systematic evidence-based framework for physical conditioning. Findings have forcibly shaped contemporary opinions in the sport with researchers and practitioners frequently emphasising the important role that physical performance plays in match outcomes. Time–motion analyses have also influenced practice as player conditioning programmes can be tailored according to th...
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