Defining, developing and measuring agility

Turner, Anthony N. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5121-432X (2011) Defining, developing and measuring agility. Professional Strength & Conditioning, 22 . pp. 26-28. ISSN 1757-5834 [Article]

Abstract

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 ...

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 14645
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Depositing User: Anthony Turner
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2015 12:40
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 11:46
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/14645

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