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An integrative test of agility, speed and skill in soccer: effects of exercise

Bullock, William and Panchuk, Derek and Broatch, James and Christian, Ryan and Stepto, Nigel (2012) An integrative test of agility, speed and skill in soccer: effects of exercise. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15 (5). pp. 431-436. ISSN 1440-2440 (print) 1878-1861 (online)

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Abstract

Soccer involves perceptual-motor skills that operate simultaneously in a rapidly changing environment.1 Successful performance in team sports, such as soccer, requires well-developed perceptual and decision making skills that are evidenced by superior anticipatory motor performance.2 Therefore to maintain ecological validity tests to assess soccer skill should attempt to include reactive or perceptual components with technical and physical tasks.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID25466, team sports, reactive agility, passing, sprinting, reactive motor skills test
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Sports and Exercise Science
Depositing User: Yimin Zeng
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 05:06
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2014 04:21
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23465
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2012.03.002
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