Defining, developing and measuring agility

Turner, Anthony N. ORCID: (2011) Defining, developing and measuring agility. Professional Strength and Conditioning, 22 . pp. 26-28. [Article]


Abernethy et al., 2 suggested that more skilled athletes produce quicker and more accurate
responses because of their ability to pick up anticipatory cues, especially the posture or
kinematics of an opponent (eg the angle of the hips, the lower legs and the chest).
Specifically, studies show that high level soccer players have superior visual search
strategies. 4, 10, 11, 14 For example, Williams and Davids14 showed that elite soccer
players scan their environment before utilising longer ocular fixation durations to task ...

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Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
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Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2015 12:40
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