The effects of playing position and level on performance in a battery of fitness tests…

by Emily Angwin and Julian Smith
Saturday 01st October 2011 - Article 0

Football can be classified as an aerobic or endurance sport encompassing short periods of intense anaerobic activity throughout the ninety minutes of a game. The demands placed on a player during a game therefore require them to be proficient in a range of fitness components such as aerobic and anaerobic power, speed and agility, and a these demands may vary between different playing positions and levels. The purpose of the current study was to examine the effect of playing position and level on the fitness levels of female soccer players.

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