Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis by Christopher Carling
A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance

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Appealing to a wide audience, this ground-breaking handbook takes an in-depth look at soccer match analysis, highlighting the latest in match analysis research and the innovative technologies now being used by professional soccer clubs around the world.



Bridging the gap between research, theory and practice, these methods can be used by coaches, sport scientists and fitness coaches to assess and improve:



styles of play, technical ability and physical fitness
objective performance feedback to players
the development of specific training routines
use of available notation software, video analysis and manual systems
understanding of current academic research in soccer notational analysis.


This is the first book to focus exclusively on football, and is based on the authors' extensive experience in academic and professional match analysis.

 

About Christopher Carling

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Williams is Professor of Motor Behaviour at the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, at Liverpool John Moores University. Authors Lynn M. Homan and Thomas Reilly bring extensive experience in historical research, writing, and creative design to their work. They have written thirteen books together, including Black Knights: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen and The Tuskegee Airmen Story, both available from Pelican Publishing. Their work has been featured in such publications as the North Carolina Historical Review and in exhibits in several museums.
 
Published January 24, 2007 by Routledge. 184 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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