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A Pregame Soccer Warm-up

Devore, Pam CSCS; Hagerman, Patrick EdD, CSCS*D; NSCA-CPT*D
Strength & Conditioning Journal: February 2006
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summary

A proper soccer warm-up should include components of both game-related skills and specific movements to prepare the athlete for the optimum play. A warm-up that includes dynamic stretching, transitional movements and includes the entire body is presented.

Pam Devore is a former collegiate soccer player and current Sports Performance Coach for Velocity Sports Performance in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Patrick Hagerman is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Tulsa.

© 2006 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association