Physical performance changes during circuit training and detraining in U15 soccer players

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Title: Physical performance changes during circuit training and detraining in U15 soccer players
Authors: Vianna, Lourival | Marques, Diogo L. | Marques, Mário C. | Ferraz, Ricardo
Keywords: Circuit training | Physical performance | Soccer | Training cessation | Youth
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2020, 15(Proc3): S708-S722. doi:10.14198/jhse.2020.15.Proc3.22
Abstract: On-field soccer conditioning programs are effective to improve physical performance in soccer players. However, the effects of an in-season soccer-specific circuit during regular soccer training is still limited. Thus, this study aimed to analyse the effects of a soccer-specific circuit, followed by 4-weeks of detraining on physical performance in U15 soccer players. Twenty participants (13.3 ± 0.5 years) were involved in this study. A soccer-specific circuit (~15-min) performed without ball was applied three times per week and included sprints, changes of direction, jumps and skipping’s. Before and after 6-weeks, as well as after detraining, the outcome measures included: countermovement jump, repeated sprint ability, yo-yo intermittent recovery test level 1, change of direction and the 300-m modified shuttle-run test. After 6-weeks, repeated measures ANOVA revealed significant gains (p < .05) in almost variables, except for the percent sprint decrement in the repeated sprint ability test. After detraining, significant decreases (p < .05) were observed in almost variables, except for the countermovement jump best height and the repeated sprint ability best time. The results demonstrated that an in-season soccer-specific circuit was effective to improve physical performance in U15 soccer players. Nonetheless, 4-weeks of detraining is enough to revert the positive training-induced adaptations.
Sponsor: This work was supported by a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. (SFRH/BD/147608/2019).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/108921
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.14198/jhse.2020.15.Proc3.22
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2020.15.Proc3.22
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2020 - Spring Conferences of Sports Science

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