Vertical force production in Soccer: mechanical aspects and applied training strategies

Loturco, Irineu ORCID:, Bishop, Chris ORCID:, Freitas, Tomás T. ORCID:, Pereira, Lucas A. and Jeffreys, Ian (2019) Vertical force production in Soccer: mechanical aspects and applied training strategies. Strength and Conditioning Journal . ISSN 1524-1602 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1519/SSC.0000000000000513)

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Vertical force production (VFP) is widely recognized as a critical determinant of performance in a series of soccer-specific activities, such as sprinting, jumping, and changing direction. Therefore, practitioners are constantly seeking better and more effective strategies to improve VFP in professional soccer players. This article analyzes the mechanical aspects associated with the actual role played by VFP in elite soccer, and also examines and highlights the training considerations related to its appropriate and effective development during modern soccer seasons.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 28497
Notes on copyright: This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Loturco, I., Bishop, C., Freitas, T. T., Pereira, L. A., & Jeffreys, I. (2019). Vertical Force Production in Soccer. Strength and Conditioning Journal, . doi: 10.1519/ssc.0000000000000513
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Depositing User: Chris Bishop
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2019 15:43
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2020 09:37

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