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Soccer-Specific Agility : Reliability of a Newly Developed Test and Correlates of Performance

Altmann, Stefan; Neumann, Rainer; Ringhof, Steffen; Rumpf, Michael C.; Woll, Alexander

Abstract (englisch):
The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability of a newly developed soccer-specific agility test and to determine the correlation of different performance parameters with overall agility performance as measured by the total time. Twenty-two amateur soccer players (age, 25.1 ± 4.0 years) completed a newly developed agility test on 2 separate occasions. The test required the players to conduct 2 changes of direction, one in a preplanned manner and one in response to a stimulus that was provided by a live tester who performed different soccer-specific passing movements. Regarding reliability, very large Pearson's r and intraclass correlation coefficient values were obtained for the total time and the movement time, with moderate and large-to-very large values being evident for the response time and the decision-making time, respectively. The usefulness to detect moderate performance changes was rated as “good” for the total time, the response time, and the movement time. The decision-making time was rated as “OK.” The movement time showed a very large relationship with overall agility performance as measured by the total time, while the response time and the decision-making time showed small to moderate relationships. ... mehr

DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003635
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft (IfSS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 04.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1064-8011
KITopen-ID: 1000119756
Erschienen in Journal of strength and conditioning research
Verlag Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 21.04.2020
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