Strength training in soccer with a specific focus on highly trained players

  title={Strength training in soccer with a specific focus on highly trained players},
  author={Joao R Silva and George P Nassis and Ant{\'o}nio Rebelo},
  booktitle={Sports medicine - open},
BACKGROUND Data concerning the physical demands of soccer (e.g., activity pattern) suggest that a high level of performance requires well-developed neuromuscular function (NF). Proficient NF may be relevant to maintain and/or increase players' short- (intense periods of soccer-specific activity; accelerations, decelerations, and sprinting) and long-term performance during a match and throughout the season. OBJECTIVE This review examines the extent to which distinct modes of strength training… CONTINUE READING
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