Effects of a very short-term preseason training procedure on the fitness of soccer players.

@article{Meckel2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a very short-term preseason training procedure on the fitness of soccer players.},
  author={Yoav Meckel and U Harel and Y Michaely and Alon F Eliakim},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={432-40}
}
AIM The aim of the study was to examine the effect of a very short-term training program on the immediate and late changes in the fitness level of young soccer players during the pre-season period. METHODS Twenty-four young (17-18 years) soccer players were randomly assigned to either an interval (9 to 5 X 1000 m) or continuous (9000 to 5000 m) training… CONTINUE READING