Focus of Attention During ACL Injury Prevention Exercises Affects Improvements in Jump-Landing Kinematics in Soccer Players: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dalvandpour N, Zareei M, Abbasi H, Abdoli B, Mohammadian MA, Rommers N, Rössler R. J Strength Cond Res. 2023 Feb 1;37(2):337-342. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000004201. Epub 2021 Dec 23 In...

  The Five-substitution Option Enhances Teams' Running Performance at High Speed in Football. López-Valenciano A, Moreno-Perez V, Campo RL, Resta R, Coso JD. Int J Sports Med. 2023 Jan 20. doi: 10.1055/a-1982-9808 This comparative analysis performed in 17 professional football teams for the 2019-2020 (up to three substitutions) vs...

  Contextualised high-intensity running profiles of elite football players with reference to general and specialised tactical roles. Ju W, Doran D, Hawkins R, Evans M, Laws A, Bradley PS. Biol Sport. 2023 Jan;40(1):291-301. doi: 10.5114/biolsport.2023.116003. Epub 2022 May 10 This study on 244 English Premier League players tracking data...

  Greater numbers of passes and shorter possession durations result in increased likelihood of goals in 2010 to 2018 World Cup Champions. Taha T(1), Ali AY(1). PLoS One. 2023 Jan 6;18(1):e0280030. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0280030. eCollection 2023 This study analyzed 4465 possessions originating in the defensive zones of the French, German...

  Revisiting the effect of team passion displayed during national anthems on subsequent success: A replication and extension. Manley H(1), Savejnarong T(1), Pornsukjantra P(1), Bunditanukul M(1), Sasipongsakorn N(1). Eur J Sport Sci. 2022 Dec 30:1-8. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2022.2152731. Online ahead of print. This paper replicates Slater et al. (2018. Singing...

  Are the Pathologic Features of Enthesopathy, Tendinopathy, and Labral and Articular Disc Disease Related to Mucoid Degeneration? A Systematic Review. Bruni DF(1), Pierson SR, Sarwar F, Ring D, Ramtin S. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2022 Dec 23. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002499. Online ahead of print This systematic review between 1980...

  Perspectives on Postmatch Fatigue From 300 Elite European Soccer Players. Di Salvo V(1)(2), Bonanno D(3), Modonutti M(2), Scanavino A(2), Donatelli C(2), Pigozzi F(1), Lolli L(4). Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2022 Dec 15:1-6. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2022-0200. Online ahead of print This study used a short survey on post-match fatigue...

Effects of match contextual factors on internal and external load in elite Brazilian professional soccer players through the season. Aquino R(1), Guimarães R(2)(3), Junior GOC(2), Clemente FM(4)(5)(6), García-Calvo T(7), Pulido JJ(8), Nobari H(9)(10)(11), Praça GM(12). Sci Rep. 2022 Dec 9;12(1):21287. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-25903-x This study on 22 elite Brazilian...

Evaluation of the Playing Time Benefits of Foreign Players in the Big-5 European Football Leagues. Zhang H(1), Jiang J(1). J Hum Kinet. 2022 Nov 8;84:238-249. doi: 10.2478/hukin-2022-000072. eCollection 2022 Oct This study constructed a benefit model based on playing time and game points to evaluate the contribution of...

Testing the effects of 4-week training programs based on extreme and medium-sided soccer games: a study focusing on change-of-direction, vertical jump height and locomotor profile. Makar P(1), Praça G(2), Kawczyński A(1), Akyildiz Z(3), Yıldız M(4), Aquino R(5), Clemente FM(6)(7)(8). BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2022 Nov 24;14(1):199....