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What Performance Analysts Need to Know About Research Trends in Association Football (2012–2016): A Systematic Review
BackgroundEvolving patterns of match analysis research need to be systematically reviewed regularly since this area of work is burgeoning rapidly and studies can offer new insights to performanceExpand
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Using Network Metrics in Soccer: A Macro-Analysis
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This paper introduces a set of network metrics to measure the specific properties of a team. Expand
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General network analysis of national soccer teams in FIFA World Cup 2014
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This study analyzed the network characteristics of successful and unsuccessful national teams that participated in FIFA World Cup 2014. Expand
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Midfielder as the prominent participant in the building attack: A network analysis of national teams in FIFA World Cup 2014
This study aimed to analyze the most prominent players’ positions that contributed to the build of attack in football during FIFA World Cup 2014. The connections among teammates in all matches of theExpand
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Acute Effects of the Number of Players and Scoring Method on Physiological, Physical, and Technical Performance in Small-sided Soccer Games
This study aims to examine the effect of differences in the number of players and scoring method on heart rate responses, time–motion characteristics, and technical/tactical performance duringExpand
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Activity Profiles of Soccer Players During the 2010 World Cup
Abstract The main objective of this study was to analyse the distance covered and the activity profile that players presented at the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Complementarily, the distance covered byExpand
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Small sided games in soccer – a systematic review
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A systematic review of the literature on soccer SSGs, in order to ascertain the most frequently researched topics, characterise the methodologies employed, and systematise the evolution of the related research areas. Expand
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Variations of external load variables between medium- and large-sided soccer games in professional players
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We compared the relative physical demands of official matches and sided games (medium and large) in professional soccer players by means of a global positioning system. Expand
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Dynamical Stability and Predictability of Football Players: The Study of One Match
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The game of football demands new computational approaches to measure individual and collective performance. Expand
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Reference values for the sprint performance in male football players aged from 9–35 years
Summary Study aim: The aim of the present study was twofold: firstly, to examine the effect of age on a 20 m sprint performance; and secondly, to establish normative data for the 20 m sprintExpand
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