Applied physiology of soccer.

  title={Applied physiology of soccer.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Arpi Ekblom},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={3 1},
Soccer is characterised as a high intensity, intermittent non-continuous exercise. Players cover approximately 10 km of ground per game, of which 8 to 18% is at the highest individual speed. In higher levels of competition there is a greater number of tackles and headings plus a greater percentage of the game is performed at maximum speed. The average aerobic energy yield during a national level game is around 80% of the individual maximum. Blood lactate concentration during a game averages 7… CONTINUE READING
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