Real Betis and FSI sign an agreement to promote scientific research in sport. Real Betis Balompié and Football Science Institute have signed a collaboration agreement for scientific purposes. The green-white Club and FSI, the most influential community of science professionals in football, will be able to...

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Soccer is a very popular sport and since the first women’s soccer world championship (China, 1991), women’s soccer has grown tremendously worldwide. In addition to this growing interest and the increase in the number of professional female soccer players and competitions around the world,...

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Soccer requires prolonged low-intensity activities interspersed with repeated short bouts of high-intensity actions, which causes fatigue (Mohr et al., 2005). The perceptual–cognitive demands of soccer competition are also extremely challenging. In addition, competing at a high level within congested playing schedules may potentially increase...

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Physiological and technical-tactical skills play crucial roles in soccer performance. In addition, acceleration, sprint velocity, and jump capacity are of major importance.  Because of the extensive length of soccer matches, ~ 90% of the energy release is aerobic (Bangsbo, 1994). Aerobic capability relies on...

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Athletes are commonly required to train and compete under conditions of exceptionally high physical, technical, and psychological demands, resulting in high stress loads being placed on their bodies (Reilly and Ekblom, 2005). As a consequence, they need sufficient time to properly recover from successive...

Through this agreement, Microgate, a leading global company that operates in four development fields: Professional Timing, Training, Medical Rehabilitation and Sports Engineering, present in more than 30 countries, and FSI, the global platform of professionals, teachers, and experts for the development of soccer, reinforce their...

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Soccer players are required to develop multiple physical qualities including strength, speed, and aerobic capacity. They frequently undertake technical and tactical training sessions (Hoff and Helgerud, 2004; Sparkes et al., 2018) and, thus, concurrent training effects are often observed (Hoff and Helgerud, 2004; Sparkes...

Alberto is currently the owner and CEO of Excentric, a training and recovery centre. Since May 2020, he is also the physical trainer and readaptor of Sara Sorribes Tormo, a professional tennis player ranking 65 in the WTA. Alberto has extensive background in injury reconditioning and...