Physical Determinants of Interval Sprint Times in Youth Soccer Players

  title={Physical Determinants of Interval Sprint Times in Youth Soccer Players},
  author={William E. Amonette and Denham Brown and Terry L. Dupler and Junhai Xu and James J Tufano and John K. De Witt},
  booktitle={Journal of human kinetics},
Relationships between sprinting speed, body mass, and vertical jump kinetics were assessed in 243 male soccer athletes ranging from 10-19 years. Participants ran a maximal 36.6 meter sprint; times at 9.1 (10 y) and 36.6 m (40 y) were determined using an electronic timing system. Body mass was measured by means of an electronic scale and body composition using a 3-site skinfold measurement completed by a skilled technician. Countermovement vertical jumps were performed on a force platform - from… CONTINUE READING

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