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Combining internal- and external-training-load measures in professional rugby league (2014)
Journal Article
Abt, G., Earle, K., Marshall, P., Nevill, A., & Weaving, D. (2014). Combining internal- and external-training-load measures in professional rugby league. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 9(6), 905-912. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2013-0444

Purpose: This study investigated the effect of training mode on the relationships between measures of training load in professional rugby league players. Methods: Five measures of training load (internal: individualized training impulse, session rati... Read More about Combining internal- and external-training-load measures in professional rugby league.

Effect of tyrosine ingestion on cognitive and physical performance utilising an intermittent soccer performance test (iSPT) in a warm environment (2014)
Journal Article
Coull, N. A., Watkins, S. L., Aldous, J. W. F., Warren, L. K., Chrismas, B. C. R., Mauger, A. R., …Taylor, L. (2015). Effect of tyrosine ingestion on cognitive and physical performance utilising an intermittent soccer performance test (iSPT) in a warm environment. European journal of applied physiology, 115(2), 373-386. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-014-3022-7

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of tyrosine ingestion on cognitive and physical performance during soccer-specific exercise in a warm environment. Methods: Eight male soccer players completed an individualised 90-minute s... Read More about Effect of tyrosine ingestion on cognitive and physical performance utilising an intermittent soccer performance test (iSPT) in a warm environment.

Individualisation of time-motion analysis : a method comparison and case report series (2014)
Journal Article
Hunter, F., Bray, J., Towlson, C., Smith, M., Barrett, S., Madden, J., …Lovell, R. (2015). Individualisation of time-motion analysis : a method comparison and case report series. International journal of sports medicine, 36(1), 41-48. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1384547

© Georg Thieme Verlag KG. This study compared the intensity distribution of time-motion analysis data, when speed zones were categorized by different methods. 12 U18 players undertook a routine battery of laboratory- and field-based assessments to de... Read More about Individualisation of time-motion analysis : a method comparison and case report series.

The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT) (2014)
Journal Article
Aldous, J. W. F., Akubat, I., Chrismas, B. C. R., Watkins, S. L., Mauger, A. R., Midgley, A. W., …Taylor, L. (2014). The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT). Journal of strength and conditioning research, 28(7), 1971-1980. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000000310

The current study investigated the reliability and validity of a novel non-motorised treadmill(NMT) based soccer simulation utilising a novel activity category called a ‘variable run’to quantify fatigue during high-speed running. Twelve male Universi... Read More about The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT).

Effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation on simulated soccer performance (2014)
Journal Article
Williams, J., Abt, G., & Kilding, A. E. (2014). Effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation on simulated soccer performance. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 9(3), 503-510 . https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2013-0407

Purpose: To determine the effects of acute short-term creatine (Cr) supplementation on physical performance during a 90-min soccer-specific performance test. Methods: A double-blind, placebo-controlled experimental design was adopted during which 16... Read More about Effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation on simulated soccer performance.

Integrating the internal and external training loads in soccer (2014)
Journal Article
Akubat, I., Barrett, S., & Abt, G. (2014). Integrating the internal and external training loads in soccer. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 9(3), 457-462. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2012-0347

Purpose: This study aimed to assess the relationships of fitness in soccer players with a novel integration of internal and external training load (TL). Design: Ten amateur soccer players performed a lactate threshold (LT) test followed by a soc... Read More about Integrating the internal and external training loads in soccer.