PLoS One 2020 23;15(4):e0232123. Epub 2020 Apr 23.
Department of Physical Activity and Sport, Sport Science Faculty, Universidad de Murcia, San Javier, Spain.
The purpose of the present study was to: (a) assess centripetal force (CentF) and changes of direction (COD) in elite soccer players according to playing position (central defender, CD; lateral defender, LD; central midfielder, CM; lateral midfielder, LM; forward, FW), laterality (right-footed vs. left-footed) and field zone (central vs. lateral), and (b) analyze the relationship between anthropometric characteristics (age, weight, height, body mass and fat mass) and non-linear locomotion workload. Read More