Positioning and deciding: key factors for talent development in soccer

  title={Positioning and deciding: key factors for talent development in soccer},
  author={R. Kannekens and M. Elferink-Gemser and C. Visscher},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports},
  • R. Kannekens, M. Elferink-Gemser, C. Visscher
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
  • 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…Expand Abstract

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