Science in soccer : translating theory into practice / Warren Gregson... [et al.]

Gregson, Warren

Edited by Bloomsbury Sport. London - 2018

"Science in soccer" offers a series of contemporary insights into the multidisciplinary approach to delivering sports science support in elite level professional football. Through exclusive contributions from leading academics and practitioners working with some of the world's leading football clubs, including Liverpool FC, Bayern Munich, and Barcelona, "Science in soccer" covers broad topics such physiology, psychology, performance analysis, and sociology. Experts in the field also focus on specific areas such as physical preparation of elite players, injury prevention, fitness assessment, nutrition, player development, and performance analysis. Each chapter includes a number of practical examples from the English Premier League, La Liga, and German Bundesliga. Case studies demonstrate how the latest scientific research is translated into supporting elite players.

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