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Cardio-respiratory indices of endurance capacity in soccer players

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posted on 23.08.2018, 15:59 authored by John H.L. Humphreys
The purpose of this investigation was to study the relationship between selected pulmonary measurements, anthropometric indices, distance run in sixteen minutes and cardiovascular fitness potential (as measured by maximum oxygen uptake), maximum oxygen debt and certain factors closely associated with these measurements. The study involved eighty-seven male subjects who ranged between twenty and twenty-five years of age. In the 1973 study the sample involved thirty-seven participants from the sports of rugby, hockey, cross country, and soccer. In the 1974 study the sample involved thirty-nine soccer players. In 1975 physiological measurements were taken from eleven soccer players and applied to several of the 1974 regression formulae in order to predict the distance the players could run in sixteen minutes. [Continues.]



  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


© John Hedley Lloyd Humphreys

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.



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