Players’ body weight / hip strength ratio as a measure to predict groin injuries in football

Calado, A. (1), Travassos, B. (2, 3), Monteiro, R. (1), Moreno-Pérez, V. (4). & Dias, A.

(1) Rio Ave Rendimento, Rio Ave FC, Vila do Conde, Portugal;
(2) Departamento de Ciências do Desporto, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal;
(3) CIDESD – Centro de Investigação em Desporto, Saúde e Desenvolvimento Humano, CreativeLab, Vila Real, Portugal.
(4) Sports Research Centre, Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Elche, Alicante, Spain.

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How perceiving additional targets modifies teams’ tactical behavior during football small-sided games

Bruno Travassos a,b, Bruno Gonçalves b,c, Rui Marcelino b,c, Ricardo Monteiro a, Jaime Sampaio b,c

a Department of Sport Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
b CIDESD – Research Center in Sports, Health Sciences and Human Development, Portugal
c Department of Sport Sciences, Exercise and Health, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal

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