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Evaluation of Four Vertical Jump Tests: Methodology, Reliability, Validity, and Accuracy
Vertical jump performance tests can give considerably different results, even when different methods are used to analyze the same jump trial from the same subject. To evaluate and compare 4 different methods commonly ...
Hidratación en el fútbol: ¿Qué hemos aprendido hasta ahora?
A partir del año 2002, el Instituto Gatorade de Ciencias del Deporte ha realizado un número importante de evaluaciones con equipos de fútbol de élite, para conocer sus necesidades de hidratación y dar recomendaciones ...
Evaluation of four vertical jump tests: methodology, reliability, validity, and accuracy (postprint)
Vertical jump performance tests can give considerably different results, even when different methods are used to analyze a single jump trial. To evaluate and compare four different methods commonly used to measure vertical ...
Age-related differences when walking downhill on different sloped terrains
Despite the common situation of walking on different sloped terrains, previous work on gait has focused on level terrain. This study aims to assess whether any age-related differences exist in spatiotemporal and stability ...
Periodization Model for Costa Rican Taekwondo Athletes
The purpose of this article is to describe the conditioning of elite taekwondo competitors based on the block-periodized training model. this model of periodization has been used by the Costa Rican National Taekwondo Team ...
Home advantage in soccer: a review of its existence and causes
Ventaja de ser el equipo local en fútbol: una reseña de su existencia y causas
(International Journal of Soccer and Science, v. 3(1):28-44, 2005, 2005)
Although the existence of the home advantage is well known in soccer, the reasons and causes of this advantage are far from clear. In a competitive league with a balanced schedule, home advantage can be quantified as ...
Effect of the use of caffeine and a placebo in the aerobic and anaerobic capacity in futsal players
Efecto del uso de la cafeina y un placebo, en la capacidad aerobica y anaerobica en jugadores de futsal
(International Journal of Soccer and Science, Vol. 3 No 1 2005, p. 21-30, 2005)
The intention of this study was to determine if the mental role has incidence in the sport yield. The subjects (n=14, X=16.57 ± 1,83 years) whose order was assigned randomly participated in three sessions in different ...
Physical fitness with the ball
(International Journal of Soccer and Science, Vol. 3 No 1 2005, p. 3-12, 2005)
Physical fitness with the ball is one of the most important modern methods in present day soccer. In the past, most of the physical work was executed without the support of the most important element of the match, the ...
Interval training for the development of specific resistance in soccer
(International Journal of Soccer and Science, Vol. 3 No 1, 2005, pp.39-58, 2005)
Soccer by its characteristics, forces the physical trainers of the teams, to structure training that optimizes the development of the specific strength. Within the used methods, the divided method or training of intervals ...
Nutrition for young soccer players
Nutrición para futbolistas jóvenes
(International Journal of Soccer and Science, v.3(1):12-22, 2005, 2005)
The growing participation of young people in soccer is a motivation so that the trainers, physical educators and parents know which are the special requirements to practice this sport in a safe manner, specially the ...