Positioning and deciding: key factors for talent development in soccer

@article{Kannekens2011PositioningAD,
  title={Positioning and deciding: key factors for talent development in soccer},
  author={Rianne Kannekens and Marje T. Elferink-Gemser and Chris Visscher},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine \& Science in Sports},
  year={2011},
  volume={21}
}
Talent identification and development implicate recognizing youth players who will be successful in the future and guiding them to the top. [] Key Method Defenders, midfielders and attackers completed the Tactical Skills Inventory for Sports with scales for declarative and procedural knowledge in either attacking or defensive situations. A logistic regression analysis was performed to identify the tactical skills that contribute to professional performance level in adulthood. Positioning and deciding…
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