Internal and External Match Loads of University-Level Soccer Players: A Comparison Between Methods

  title={Internal and External Match Loads of University-Level Soccer Players: A Comparison Between Methods},
  author={Martinique Sparks and Ben Coetzee and Tim J Gabbett},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract Sparks, M, Coetzee, B, and Gabbett, TJ. Internal and external match loads of university-level soccer players: a comparison between methods. J Strength Cond Res 31(4): 1072–7077, 2017—The aim of this study was to use individualized intensity zones to compare the external (velocity and player load, PL) and internal loads (heart rate, HR) of a cohort of university-level soccer players. Thirteen soccer players completed a 40-m maximum speed test and the Yo-Yo intermittent recovery test 1… 

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