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The importance of GPS features to describe elite football training

  title={The importance of GPS features to describe elite football training},
  author={Alessio Rossi and Luca Pappalardo and Paolo Cintia and Dino Pedreschi and Marcello Fedon Iaia and Giampietro Alberti},
Methods: Twenty-six elite football players (age=26±4yrs; BMI=24.01±0.86) competing in the Italian Serie B were monitored (23 weeks, 5 training per week). Training-load data were collected during 2080 individual training sessions using a portable non-differential 10Hz GPS integrated with 100Hz 3-D accelerometer, a 3-D gyroscope, a 3-D digital compass (STATSports Viper, Northern Ireland). Seven training-load indexes were recorded: total distance (m); High Speed Running Distance (distance(m… 

Validity and reliability of inertial measurement units for jump height estimations: a systematic review

Inertial measurement units (IMUs) have been extensively used for measuring human motion. One particular outcome of interest in sports is vertical jump height, which is assessed in specific


GPS and Injury Prevention in Professional Soccer

The results of this study isolated 2 variables predicting soft tissue injuries for coaches and sports scientists to consider when planning and monitoring training.