Physiological adaptations to soccer specific endurance training in professional youth soccer players.

  title={Physiological adaptations to soccer specific endurance training in professional youth soccer players.},
  author={Kenny McMillan and Jan Helgerud and Rod Macdonald and Jan Hoff},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={39 5},
BACKGROUND Improved oxygen uptake improves soccer performance as regards distance covered, involvements with the ball, and number of sprints. Large improvements in oxygen uptake have been shown using interval running. A similar physiological load arising from interval running could be obtained using the soccer ball in training. OBJECTIVES The main aim was to study physiological adaptations to a 10 week high intensity aerobic interval training program performed by professional youth soccer… CONTINUE READING
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