Corpus ID: 233714877

Modelling age-related changes in executive functions of soccer players

@inproceedings{Chin2021ModellingAC,
  title={Modelling age-related changes in executive functions of soccer players},
  author={Vincent Chin and Adam Beavan and J. Fransen and J. Mayer and R. Kohn and L. Ryan and S. Sisson},
  year={2021}
}
The widespread popularity of soccer across the globe has turned it into a multi-billion dollar industry. As a result, most professional clubs actively engage in talent identification and development programmes. Contemporary research has generally supported the use of executive functions – a class of neuropsychological processes responsible for cognitive behaviours – in predicting a soccer player’s future success. However, studies on the developmental evolution of executive functions have… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 65 REFERENCES
Executive Functions Predict the Success of Top-Soccer Players
TLDR
Results in cognitive function tests predict the success of ball sport players, including on-line multi-processing such as creativity, response inhibition, and cognitive flexibility. Expand
Core executive functions are associated with success in young elite soccer players
TLDR
This study suggests that both core and higher level EF may predict success in soccer also in young players. Expand
The rise and fall of executive functions in high-level football players
Abstract Introduction Executive functions are higher-level cognitive functions. Despite being relevant to many aspects of everyday life, it is contentious whether executive functions are importantExpand
Cognitive Functions in Elite and Sub-Elite Youth Soccer Players Aged 13 to 17 Years
TLDR
E elite youth soccer players have better inhibitory control, cognitive flexibility, and especially metacognition than their sub-elite counterparts, and the need for longitudinal studies to further investigate the importance of “higher-level” cognitive functions for talent identification, talent development and performance in soccer is highlighted. Expand
Possible requirement of executive functions for high performance in soccer
TLDR
This study measured the executive functions of young soccer players aged 8–11 years, who were applying for admission to an elite youth program of a Japanese Football League club and found that even though admission was determined by the soccer performance of the players, significant differences were observed between players who were approved and those who were not approved into the program. Expand
Age-Related Differences in Executive Functions Within High-Level Youth Soccer Players
Background: When measuring executive functions (EF), it is common for athletes to be assessed on their ability to detect and process explicit sources of information. Yet not all of the information isExpand
Executive Functioning in Highly Talented Soccer Players
TLDR
A logistic regression model with group (highly talented or amateur) as dependent variable and executive function measures that significantly distinguished between groups as predictors showed that these measures differentiated highly talented soccer players from amateur soccer players with 89% accuracy. Expand
Toward Effective Forecast of Professionally Important Sensorimotor Cognitive Abilities of Young Soccer Players
TLDR
The study provides standard pedagogical models and data for trainers, coaches, and researchers working with young soccer players and indicates that future research on talent identification and selection should adopt a multidimensional approach. Expand
Sport type determines differences in executive functions in elite athletes
Objectives: Past research has indicated the significance of Executive Functions (EF) in several sports. According to the cognitive skill transfer hypothesis, training in specific cognitive tasks mayExpand
Age-related change in executive function: Developmental trends and a latent variable analysis
TLDR
The results suggest that EF component processes develop at different rates, and that it is important to recognize both the unity and diversity ofEF component processes in studying the development of EF. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...