Influence of Relative Age Effects and Quality of Tactical Behaviour in the Performance of Youth Soccer Players

  title={Influence of Relative Age Effects and Quality of Tactical Behaviour in the Performance of Youth Soccer Players},
  author={Israel Teoldo da Costa and J{\'u}lio M Garganta and Pablo Juan Greco and Isabel Mesquita and Andr{\'e} Seabra},
  journal={International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport},
  pages={82 - 97}
The present study examines the associations between tactical performance indexes with quality of tactical behaviours and birth-date quarters of youth Soccer players. The sample comprised a total of 534 youth players classified into four seasons of 3 months (January-March; April-June; July-September; October-December). A system of tactical assessment in Soccer (FUT-SAT) was used to collect data. Descriptive statistics and multinomial logistic regression were applied. The tactical performance… 

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