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Optimizing the Use of Soccer Drills for Physiological Development

Little, Thomas PhD

Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2009 - Volume 31 - Issue 3 - p 67-74
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181a5910d
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USING SOCCER DRILLS FOR CONDITIONING HAS CONSIDERABLE BENEFITS. HOWEVER, THE PRACTICALITIES OF CONDUCTING SUCH SESSIONS ARE MORE CHALLENGING THAN NON-SOCCER-SPECIFIC CONDITIONING METHODS. THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE PHYSICAL NATURE OF SOCCER DRILLS AND PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON HOW TO OPTIMIZE TRAINING STRUCTURE WHEN USING SOCCER DRILLS FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT.

Sheffield Wednesday FC, Sheffield, United Kingdom; and Sport Science Department, Derby University, Derby, United Kingdom

Thomas Little is a conditioning coach for Sheffield Wednesday FC and lectures at Derby University.

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