Physical Activity during a Prolonged Congested Period in a Top-Class European Football Team

  title={Physical Activity during a Prolonged Congested Period in a Top-Class European Football Team},
  author={L{\'e}o Djaoui and Del Pui-Lam Wong and Vincent Pialoux and Christophe Andr{\'e} Hautier and Cristiano Diniz da Silva and Karim Chamari and Alexandre Dellal},
  booktitle={Asian journal of sports medicine},
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to examine the variation in physical activity of elite soccer players within successive prolonged periods of fixture congestion over 5 months of competition during the competitive season 2011-2012. METHODS Sixteen international players, classified into 6 positions (central defenders: CD; full-backs: FB; central defensive midfielders: CDM; wide midfielders: WM; central attacking midfielders: CAM; forwards: FW), were examined during the French First… CONTINUE READING
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