Small-sided games for young athletes: is game specificity influential?


This study aimed to quantify and compare the physiological, physical and technical demands of a sport-specific and non-sport-specific small-sided game (SSG) in young athletes. Ten male soccer players (mean ± SD: age, 13.0 ± 0.3 years, [Formula: see text]O2peak, 54.4 ± 4.9 ml · kg(-1) · min(-1)) completed 3 vs. 3 and 6 vs. 6 soccer and "bucketball" SSGs… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.824600


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@article{Harrison2014SmallsidedGF, title={Small-sided games for young athletes: is game specificity influential?}, author={Craig B. Harrison and Andrew E. Kilding and Nicholas D. Gill and Taisuke Kinugasa}, journal={Journal of sports sciences}, year={2014}, volume={32 4}, pages={336-44} }