Saeed A. Al-Refaee

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BACKGROUND To assess the aerobic and anaerobic characteristics of Saudi elite soccer players, and to examine the interrelationship between measures of aerobic and anaerobic power in the elite soccer players. METHODS. PARTICIPANT Twenty-three outfield elite soccer players representing the Saudi national team participated. Their means (+/- SD) for age, body(More)
movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure above basal level.1,2 Regular physical activity has long been associated with a wide range of physical and mental health benefits.2-10 In addition, exercise training was shown to exhibit numerous positive functional adaptations to the human body.11-13 Physical inactivity, on the other(More)
Anaerobic performance, whether expressed in absolute or relative to body mass, was shown to be lower in children and adolescents as compared to adults. This study examined the interaction of age and soccer training on indices of anaerobic power. Subjects consisted of 36 boys (18 soccer players; age = 13.9 + 1.2 yr., and 18 untrained boys; age = 19.3 + 1.2(More)
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