From FSI we are pleased to announce the celebration of our annual conference, the III FSI Conference on High Performance in Football will take place in Granada on November 30th, 1st and 2nd of December. The conference will include the participation of more than 30 speakers...

A risk-reward assessment of passing decisions: comparison between positional roles using tracking data from professional men's soccer. Goes F, Schwarz E, Elferink-Gemser M, Lemmink K, Brink M. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Aug;6(3):372-380. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2021.1944660. Epub 2021 Jun 27. Performance assessment in professional soccer often focusses on notational...

The effect of physical fatigue on the performance of soccer players: A systematic review. Dambroz F, Clemente FM, Teoldo I. PLoS One. 2022 Jul 14;17(7):e0270099. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0270099. This systematic review on a total of 12 articles about the effect of physical fatigue on the performance of soccer players...

When and How do Professional Soccer Players Experience Maximal Intensity Sprints in Laliga? Oliva-Lozano JM, Fortes V, López-Del Campo R, Resta R, Muyor JM. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Jul 8. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2022.2100462. This study of 1252 match observations from 277 male professional soccer players found that maximal intensity...

Football Science Institute adds a new Educational Partner in Poland with Legia Warsaw. Legia is a prestigious club founded in 1916 that plays in the Ekstraklasa, the top division in Poland. Legia is one of the most successful clubs in Poland's history, with a total...

Peripheral muscle function during repeated changes of direction in professional soccer players Rampinini E, Martin M, Davide F, Bosio A, Azzolini M, Riggio M, Maffiuletti NA Eur J Appl Physiol. 2022 Jun 29. doi: 10.1007/s00421-022-04988-2 In this study, knee extensor peripheral muscle function (twitch peak torque, PT) during...

Relative skeletal maturity status affects injury burden in U14 elite academy football players. Monasterio X, Bidaurrazaga-Letona I, Larruskain J, Lekue JA, Diaz-Beitia G, Santisteban J, Martin-Garetxana I, Gil SM. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2022 Jun 24. doi: 10.1111/sms.14204. This study in 183 U14 elite academy football players...

  Is there association between cutting and jump-landing movement quality in semi-professional football players? Implications for ACL injury risk screening. Olivares-Jabalera J, Fílter-Ruger A, Dos'Santos T, Ortega-Domínguez J, Sánchez-Martínez RR, Soto Hermoso VM, Requena B. Phys Ther Sport. 2022 Jun 3;56:15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2022.05.015. This study examined the relationship between...