Exploring Effective Training Methods to Improve Football Performance: Effects of Small Sided Games on Cardiovascular Endurance

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  • Abstract

    This study is aimed to examine the effects of small-sided game training on the cardiovascular endurance among football players. A total of 30 university football players were involved in this study. Participants involved in six weeks of small sided games training and Yo-Yo intermittent recovery level 1 test was conducted pre- and post-training intervention. Descriptive statistics, paired and independent t-test were conducted in data analysis. The results showed that there was a significant difference between the training group and the control group in cardiovascular endurance levels at post-intervention test. In conclusion, a small sided game training is a valuable training method to be implemented in enhancing physical abilities among football players.


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    Cardiovascular Endurance, Football Players, University, Small-Sided Game Training, Specificity

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Article ID: 12562
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.15.12562

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