Aaron Scanlan

Aaron Scanlan

Central Queensland University

H-index: 38

Oceania-Australia

About Aaron Scanlan

Aaron Scanlan, With an exceptional h-index of 38 and a recent h-index of 37 (since 2020), a distinguished researcher at Central Queensland University, specializes in the field of Basketball, Sport Science, Exercise Physiology.

His recent articles reflect a diverse array of research interests and contributions to the field:

Is there no place like home? home-court advantage and home win percentage vary according to team sex and ability in Spanish basketball

Waking Up to the Issue! Research Inattention and Sex-Related Differences Warrant More Sleep Studies in Female Athletes

A research framework to improve evidence-based practice surrounding the resuscitation response to drowning in surf lifesaving

Differential ratings of perceived exertion to quantify weekly and sessional internal load in basketball: an exploratory team-based case series

Weekly Fluctuations in, and Associations Between, Salivary Hormone Responses, Load, and Well-Being During the Pre-season in Professional Male Basketball Players

The discriminative, criterion, and longitudinal validity of small-sided games to assess physical fitness in female basketball players

Influence of game and quarter results on external peak demands during games in under-18 years, male basketball players

Injury incidence among adolescent and senior basketball players: a prospective study in 19 teams across an entire season

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Central Queensland University

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38

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37

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Central Queensland University

Aaron Scanlan Skills & Research Interests

Basketball

Sport Science

Exercise Physiology

Top articles of Aaron Scanlan

Is there no place like home? home-court advantage and home win percentage vary according to team sex and ability in Spanish basketball

Authors

Enrique Alonso Pérez-Chao,Raúl Nieto-Acevedo,Aaron T Scanlan,Adrián Lopez-García,Alberto Lorenzo,Miguel Ángel Gómez

Journal

International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport

Published Date

2024/3/9

To compare the extent of home-court advantage (HA) and home win percentage (HW) based on sex and team ability in Spanish basketball leagues. Data from the first divisions of male and female basketball over 12 seasons (2010-2023) were analyzed. HA (%) was calculated as (total home wins/total wins) * 100 and HW (%) as (total home wins/total home games) * 100. Teams were categorized into higher-and lower-ability based on their season win percentage using cluster analyses. Mann-Whitney test was used to compare HA and HW between sexes and team ability clusters. Results showed that males exhibited higher HA and HW compared to females (p < 0.05). Additionally, males had higher HA than females within both higher- and lower-ability teams (p < 0.05) and higher HW only within lower-ability teams (p < 0.001). Lower-ability teams had higher HA than higher-ability teams (p < 0.001 …

Waking Up to the Issue! Research Inattention and Sex-Related Differences Warrant More Sleep Studies in Female Athletes

Authors

Cody J Power,Jordan L Fox,Kirsty J Elliott-Sale,Amy M Bender,Vincent J Dalbo,Aaron T Scanlan

Published Date

2024/3

Understanding sleep patterns and behaviors of athletes is essential for developing targeted sleep-based interventions for implementation in practice. However, more than double the number of sleep studies have examined male athletes compared with female athletes, making the current understanding of sleep patterns, behaviors, and interventions among athletes disproportionately indicative of men. Consequently, this review demonstrates the need for more female-specific sleep data among athlete populations due to research inattention and sex-related differences. Specifically, this review identifies variations in sleep patterns and behaviors between male and female athletes, as well as physiological and lifestyle factors that potentially affect sleep patterns and behaviors across the lifespan, specifically in female athletes. In this regard, evidence suggests some female athletes experience longer sleep durations …

A research framework to improve evidence-based practice surrounding the resuscitation response to drowning in surf lifesaving

Authors

Elissa Hooper,Aaron T Scanlan,Shayne D Baker,Samantha Fien

Journal

International journal of aquatic research and education

Published Date

2024

Surf lifesaving members are essential first responders who patrol public waterways, performing rescues and resuscitation to individuals in the community when needed. In this way, surf lifesaving members experience arduous physical requirements alongside extensive psychological stress during resuscitation. Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) represents the predominant, frontline lifesaving service in Queensland, Australia; however, little research has explored key aspects of drowning resuscitations involving this organisation, as well as in the broader lifesaving industry, limiting our current understanding on this vital topic. We sought to explore key aspects of drowning resuscitations within SLSQ and create a framework to generate evidence-based practice. In guiding future lines of inquiry addressing this deficiency, a six-step research framework has been proposed to aid in holistically understanding the resuscitation process from a surf lifesaving perspective. Evidence generated from applying this framework will create a much-needed knowledge base for surf lifesaving organisations to use in the development of practical, strategic, and effective decisions to enhance their practices and ultimately better prevent drowning fatalities.

Differential ratings of perceived exertion to quantify weekly and sessional internal load in basketball: an exploratory team-based case series

Authors

Eider Iglesias-Torres,Asier Gonzalez-Artetxe,Aaron T Scanlan,Asier Los Arcos

Journal

Montenegrin Journal of Sports Science and Medicine

Published Date

2024

Although differential rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scales have been supported in quantifying internal load across various sports, their application in basketball remains to be comprehensively investigated. Consequently, we aimed to:(1) quantify and compare session-and weekly-RPE loads using global and differential RPE scales; and (2) compare session-RPE load between individual sessions across the week using each scale in basketball players. Ten semiprofessional, male players reported RPE using global and differential (respiratory and muscular) scales following each training session and game during the in-season. RPE was multiplied by session duration to derive session-RPE load, which were summed to determine weekly-RPE load. Weekly-RPE load was higher using global (P= 0.003, η2= 0.343, large) and muscular (P= 0.004, η2= 0.209, large) scales than the respiratory scale. Likewise, session-RPE load was higher using global (P= 0.049, η2= 0.314, large) and muscular (P= 0.054, η2= 0.298, large) scales than the respiratory scale only in games, with differences between scales during other sessions being trivial-to-medium (P> 0.05). Across all scales, higher session-RPE loads were apparent in the second training session than all other sessions in the week (P< 0.05, η2= 0.105–0.561, medium-to-large), and during games than the first training session (P< 0.001, η2= 0.202–0.223, large). While session-to-session load changes were similarly detected across scales, the greater weekly and game muscular loads than respiratory loads support the potential for differential RPE scales to provide more detailed internal load data in …

Weekly Fluctuations in, and Associations Between, Salivary Hormone Responses, Load, and Well-Being During the Pre-season in Professional Male Basketball Players

Authors

Paulius Kamarauskas,Aaron T Scanlan,Davide Ferioli,Daniele Conte

Journal

The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Published Date

2024/1/1

Kamarauskas, P, Scanlan, A, Ferioli, D, and Conte, D. Weekly fluctuations in, and associations between, salivary hormone responses, load, and well-being during the pre-season in professional male basketball players. J Strength Cond Res 38 (1): 128–135, 2024—This study aimed to (a) quantify weekly fluctuations in hormonal responses (testosterone [T], cortisol [C], and their ratio [T: C]), external (PlayerLoad [PL] and PL· minute− 1) and internal (session rating of perceived exertion load [sRPE-load], summated heart rate zones [SHRZs], and percentage of maximal heart rate [% HRmax]) load measures, and well-being measured using a self-reported questionnaire and (b) determine the associations between weekly changes in hormonal responses and load measures with weekly changes in well-being during the pre-season phase in basketball players. Twenty-one professional male basketball players (age: 26.2 …

The discriminative, criterion, and longitudinal validity of small-sided games to assess physical fitness in female basketball players

Authors

Enrique Flórez Gil,Alejandro Rodríguez-Fernández,Alejandro Vaquera,David Suárez-Iglesias,Aaron T Scanlan

Journal

Journal of Sports Sciences

Published Date

2023/8/3

The validity of small-sided games (SSG) for assessing physical fitness was evaluated in 21 female basketball players from senior (n = 8), under-18 years (n = 6), and under-16 years (n = 7) age categories. Players underwent fitness testing (countermovement jump [CMJ], agility T-test, repeated-sprint ability (RSA) test, and Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test [YYIRT1]) and 3vs3-SSG before and after a 6-week preseason. Player demands were monitored during SSG using local positioning system and heart rate technology. Regarding discriminative validity, senior players produced better CMJ, agility T-test, and YYIRT1 performance (p  < 0.05, effect size [ES] = 1.72–2.25), and more distance and PlayerLoad (p  < 0.05, ES = 1.53–2.47) during SSG than under-18 players following the preseason. For criterion validity, total distance and distance completing high-intensity decelerations during SSG were …

Influence of game and quarter results on external peak demands during games in under-18 years, male basketball players

Authors

Enrique Pérez-Chao,Miguel Gómez,Aaron Scanlan,Carlos Ribas,Juan Trapero,Alberto Lorenzo

Journal

Biology of Sport

Published Date

2023/4

To quantify and compare the external peak demands (PD) encountered according to game result (win vs. loss), quarter result (win vs. tie vs. loss), and quarter point difference (±difference in score) in under-18 years (U18), male basketball players. Thirteen basketball players had external load variables monitored across 9 games using local positioning system technology, including distance covered, distance covered in different intensity zones, accelerations, decelerations, and PlayerLoad™. PD were calculated across 30-s, 1-min, and 5-min time windows for each variable. Linear mixed models were used to compare PD for each variable according to game result (win vs. loss), quarter result (win vs tie vs loss), and quarter point difference (high vs. low). External PD were comparable between games that were won and lost for all variables and between quarters that were won and lost for most variables (p> 0.05, trivial-small effects). In contrast, players produced higher (p< 0.05, small effects) 1-min high-speed running distance and 5-min PlayerLoadTM in quarters that were won compared to quarters that were lost. Additionally, high quarter point differences (7.51±3.75 points) elicited greater (p< 0.05, small effects) external PD (30-s PlayerLoadTM, 30-s and 5-min decelerations, and 1-min and 5-min high-speed running distance) than low quarter point differences (-2.47±2.67 points). External PD remain consistent (trivialsmall effects) regardless of game result, quarter result, and quarter point difference in U18, male basketball players. Accordingly, external PD attained during games may not be a key indicator of team success.

Injury incidence among adolescent and senior basketball players: a prospective study in 19 teams across an entire season

Authors

Emilija Stojanović,Oliver Faude,Aaron T Scanlan,Vladimir Jakovljević,Marko Ćosić,Miodrag Kocić,Dragan Radovanović

Journal

The Physician and Sportsmedicine

Published Date

2023/11/27

ObjectiveTo quantify and compare injury incidence between national-level, adolescent and regional-level, senior, male basketball players competing in Serbia overall and according to injury mechanism (contact, non-contact, or overuse), exposure setting (training or games), and history (new or recurrent).MethodsA total of 218 male basketball players from 19 teams (106 senior and 112 adolescent players) volunteered to participate in the study. Descriptive data regarding game and training injury incidence were gathered across all players and reported per 10,000 athlete-exposures (AE) with 95% confidence intervals.ResultsOverall, 26 injuries were reported across 52,509 AE. Ankle (n = 10, incidence rate [IR] = 1.90 [0.97, 3.40]) and knee injuries (n = 8, IR = 1.52 [0.71, 2.89]) accounted for 69% of all reported injuries, with only 1–2 injuries documented for other body regions. Ankle injuries were attributed to …

A comparison in knee flexor and extensor strength following ACL reconstruction in international, male soccer players receiving patellar tendon or hamstrings grafts

Authors

Andreja Milutinović,Vladimir Jakovljević,Milinko Dabović,Aaron Scanlan,Dragan Radovanović,Aleksandra Orlova,Emilija Stojanović

Journal

Biology of Sport

Published Date

2023/7/19

The aim of this study was to compare knee extensor and flexor strength recovery following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction between bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) and hamstring tendon (HT) grafts in international male soccer players undergoing comparable 6-month rehabilitation programmes. Seventeen players underwent ACL reconstruction with either an autogenous BPTB graft or HT graft. Knee extensor and flexor peak torques were measured at 3 months and 6 months in the injured and contralateral legs following surgery using isokinetic dynamometry. The moderate–large asymmetries in knee extensor peak torque between legs at 3 months across graft types (BPTB: p= 0.002, g=-0.94; HT: p= 0.02, g=-0.55) were reduced to trivial asymmetries at 6 months (BPTB: p= 0.30, g=-0.19; HT: p= 0.40, g=-0.16), with a non-significant difference in limb symmetry index (LSI) between grafts at 6 months (p= 0.62, g=-0.24). Similarly, moderate–large asymmetries in knee flexor peak torque between legs at 3 months across graft types (BPTB: p= 0.13, g=-0.50; HT: p= 0.01, g=-0.97) were reduced to trivial-small asymmetries at 6 months (BPTB: p= 0.25, g= 0.18; HT: p= 0.01, g=-0.47); however, a superior LSI was evident with BPTB compared to HT grafts at 6 months (p= 0.007, g= 1.43, large). Strength and conditioning professionals working with soccer players who are rehabilitating from ACL reconstruction after receiving a HT graft should give adequate attention to delivering suitable hamstring exercises that ensure optimal strength restoration.

What Tests are Used to Assess the Physical Qualities of Male, Adolescent Rugby League Players? A Systematic Review of Testing Protocols and Reported Data Across Adolescent Age …

Authors

Michael A Carron,Aaron T Scanlan,Cody J Power,Thomas M Doering

Published Date

2023/11/10

BackgroundUnderstanding the physical qualities of male, adolescent rugby league players across age groups is essential for practitioners to manage long-term player development. However, there are many testing options available to assess these qualities, and differences in tests and testing protocols can profoundly influence the data obtained.ObjectivesThe aims of this systematic review were to: (1) identify the most frequently used tests to assess key physical qualities in male, adolescent rugby league players (12–19 years of age); (2) examine the testing protocols adopted in studies using these tests; and (3) synthesise the available data from studies using the most frequently used tests according to age group.MethodsA systematic search of five databases was conducted. For inclusion, studies were required to: (1) be original research that contained original data published in a peer-reviewed journal; (2) report …

Physical demands during 3× 3 international male and female basketball games are partially impacted by competition phase but not game outcome

Authors

Davide Ferioli,Ermanno Rampinini,Daniele Conte,Diego Rucco,Marco Romagnoli,Aaron Scanlan

Journal

Biology of Sport

Published Date

2023/4

Despite the increased popularity and number of international competitions for 3× 3 basketball, the precise physical demands of this sport are not well described. Therefore, this study aimed to quantify the physical demands of 3× 3 basketball games according to game outcome and competition phase. Following an observational design, video footage from 27 games were analysed from 104 international 3× 3 basketball players (n= 52 male and n= 52 female players) belonging to 26 national teams (n= 13 male and n= 13 female teams) during the 2019 FIBA 3× 3 World Cup. Manual frame-by-frame time-motion analyses were conducted to determine the relative frequency (n· min− 1) and duration (% of live playing time) for several physical demand variables to make comparisons according to game outcome (win vs. loss) and competition phase (group games vs. finals games). Linear mixed models for repeated measures and effect size analyses revealed non-significant, trivial-small differences in physical demands between games that were won and lost. Regarding competition phase, male players completed more high-intensity activity (sprinting, high-intensity specific movements, and jumping) but spent a greater proportion of playing time jumping and performing recovery activities (standing/walking) during finals games than group games (P< 0.05, small), while female players performed more lowintensity activity (jogging and low-intensity specific movements) during group games than finals games (P< 0.05, small). These findings indicate that the physical capabilities of male and female 3× 3 basketball players may not be the determining factor for …

Neuromuscular but Not Technical Performance is Affected by Time-of-Day in Semiprofessional, Female Basketball Players

Authors

Sofía Gaos,Sandra Sánchez-Jorge,Alejandro Muñoz,Davinia Vicente-Campos,Jorge Acebes-Sánchez,Laura Esquius,Aaron T Scanlan,Álvaro López-Samanes

Journal

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

Published Date

2023/10/21

Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine whether variations in technical and neuromuscular performance occur across different times of the day in basketball players. Methods: Twenty semiprofessional, female basketball players (23 ± 4 years) competing in a second-division national basketball competition completed separate testing batteries in the morning (08:30) and in the afternoon (17:30) in a randomized counterbalanced order. Testing sessions consisted of a free-throw accuracy test to assess technical performance, as well as flexibility (ankle dorsiflexion range-of-motion test), dynamic balance (modified star excursion balance test), vertical jump height (squat jump, countermovement jump with and without arm swing), strength (isometric handgrip), change-of-direction speed (V-cut test), and linear speed (20-m sprint) tests to assess neuromuscular performance. Mechanism variables were also …

Influence of opponent ranking on the physical demands encountered during Ultimate Frisbee match-play

Authors

Daniel Castillo,Javier Raya-González,Aaron T Scanlan,Marta Domínguez-Díez,María C Madueno

Journal

Sports Biomechanics

Published Date

2023/7/3

There is a lack of evidence regarding the match demands encountered in elite Ultimate Frisbee (UF) overall and dependent upon opponent ranking. These data may be useful to elite UF coaches to implement optimal training loads and recovery strategies. Therefore, this study quantified the physical demands of elite UF match-play and analysed differences in demands according to opponent ranking. Twelve UF players from the same national team participated in the study. An observational design was used to compare the physical demands encountered by players between opponents carrying different rankings (1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th) during four official matches in a 5-team competition. No significant differences (p > 0.05) in sprinting and repeated-sprinting activity were evident across UF matches between opponents. In contrast, a higher (moderate-large) quantity and greater intensities of body impacts were …

Match demands of male and female international lacrosse players competing under the world lacrosse sixes format

Authors

Anthony Weldon,Adam L Owen,Irineu Loturco,Yianni Kyriacou,Wesley Wong,Shane Malone,Jaime Sampaio,Aaron T Scanlan

Journal

The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Published Date

2023/2/1

Weldon, A, Owen, AL, Loturco, I, Kyriacou, Y, Wong, W, Malone, S, Sampaio, J, and Scanlan, AT. Match demands of male and female international lacrosse players competing under the World Lacrosse Sixes format. J Strength Cond Res 37 (2): 413–422, 2023—World Lacrosse recently announced World Lacrosse Sixes, which aims to be a smaller, faster, and more accessible format of lacrosse, when compared with traditional field lacrosse. This investigation aimed to quantify the movement and physiological demands of World Lacrosse Sixes in male (n= 25) and female (n= 22) international players. Match data were collected using Catapult Sports Vector S7 global navigation satellite system microsensors and Polar H1 heart rate (HR) monitors across 7 competitive matches. Results showed that 30–33% of the total distance covered by players was completed by walking (0–2 m· s− 1), 42–44% jogging (2–4 m· s− 1 …

A comparison of activity demands between trial matches and in-season matches across multiple teams and seasons in semi-professional, male rugby league players

Authors

Thomas Doering,Nathan Elsworthy,Dean Callaghan,Ben Jones,Masaru Teramoto,Aaron Scanlan

Journal

Biology of Sport

Published Date

2023/10/1

Trial matches are frequently used for team preparation in rugby league competitions, making it essential to understand the demands experienced to assess their specificity to actual competition. Consequently, this study aimed to compare the activity demands between pre-season trial matches and early in-season rugby league matches. Following a repeated-measures observational design, 39 semi-professional, male rugby league players from two clubs were monitored using microsensors during two trial matches and the first two in-season matches across two consecutive seasons. Total distance, average speed, peak speed, absolute and relative highspeed running (HSR;> 18 km· h-1) and low-speed running (LSR;< 18 km· h-1) distance, as well as absolute and relative impacts, accelerations (total and high-intensity> 3 m· s-2), and decelerations (total and highintensity<-3 m· s-2) were measured. Linear mixed models and Cohen’sd effect sizes were used to compare variables between match types. Playing duration was greater for in-season matches (p< 0.001, d= 0.64). Likewise, higher (p< 0.001, d= 0.45–0.70) activity volumes were evident during in-season matches indicated via total distance, HSR distance, LSR distance, total accelerations, high-intensity accelerations, total decelerations, and high-intensity decelerations. Regarding activity intensities, a higher average speed (p= 0.008, d= 0.31) and relative LSR distance (p= 0.005, d= 0.31) only were encountered during in-season matches. Despite players completing less volume, the average activity intensities and impact demands were mostly similar between trial and early in-season …

The incidence rate of ACL injuries and ankle sprains in basketball players: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

Authors

Emilija Stojanović,Oliver Faude,Miloš Nikić,Aaron T Scanlan,Dragan Radovanović,Vladimir Jakovljević

Published Date

2023/6

Objective To quantify the incidence rate of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and ankle sprains according to player sex, playing level, and exposure setting (training vs. games) in basketball players. Methods PubMed, MEDLINE, Google Scholar, and ScienceDirect were searched. Only studies reporting the number of ACL injuries and/or ankle sprains alongside the number of athlete‐exposures (training sessions and/or games) in basketball players were included. Results Thirty studies (17 reporting ACL injuries and 16 reporting ankle sprains) were included in the meta‐analysis. Higher (p < 0.05) ACL injury incidence rates per 1000 athlete‐exposures were recorded in females (female: 0.20 95% confidence intervals [0.16–0.25]; male: 0.07 [0.05–0.08]; female‐to‐male ratio: 3.33 [3.10–3.57]), in players competing at higher playing levels (amateur: 0.06 [0.04–0.09]; intermediate: 0.16 [0.13–0.20]; elite: 0.25 …

Sleep patterns fluctuate following training and games across the season in a semi-professional, female basketball team

Authors

Cody O'Grady,Jordan Fox,Masaru Teramoto,Aaron Scanlan

Published Date

2023/2/1

Quantifying athlete sleep patterns may inform development of optimal training schedules and sleep strategies, considering the competitive challenges faced across the season. Therefore, this study comprehensively quantified the sleep patterns of a female basketball team and examined variations in sleep between nights. Seven semi-professional, female basketball players had their sleep monitored using wrist-worn activity monitors and perceptual ratings during a 13-week in-season. Sleep variables were compared between different nights (control nights, training nights, training nights before games, nights before games, non-congested game nights, and congested game nights), using generalized linear mixed models, as well as Cohen’s d and odds ratios as effect sizes. Players experienced less sleep on training nights before games compared to control nights, training nights, nights before games, and congested game nights (p < 0.05, d = 0.43–0.69). Players also exhibited later sleep onset times on non-congested game nights compared to control nights (p = 0.01, d = 0.68), and earlier sleep offset times following training nights before games compared to all other nights (p < 0.01, d = 0.74–0.79). Moreover, the odds of players attaining better perceived sleep quality was 88% lower on congested game nights than on nights before games (p < 0.001). While players in this study attained an adequate sleep duration (7.3 ± 0.3 h) and efficiency (85 ± 2%) on average across the in-season, they were susceptible to poor sleep on training nights before games and following games. Although limited to a team-based case series design, these findings …

Strength and conditioning for cricket fielding: A narrative review

Authors

Julian Lim,Sing Wong,Stuart A McErlain-Naylor,Aaron Scanlan,Luke Goggins,Rob Ahmun,Paul Comfort,Anthony Weldon

Published Date

2023/10/1

The main aim of cricket fielding is to minimize runs scored by the opposing batting team. This is achieved through (a) collecting a batted ball and returning it to the wicket-keeper to prevent runs from being scored,(b) dismissing a batter by catching a batted ball,(c) running a batter out by throwing the ball to strike the stumps, or 4) preventing a batted ball from hitting the boundary. These tasks require various physical fitness attributes, which can be developed through progressive strength and conditioning programming. To support strength and conditioning coaches in developing tailored programs for fielding, this narrative review provides comprehensive information, including a needs analysis, match demands, and injury epidemiology. Furthermore, programming considerations are given for physical testing, program design, and youth fielders. It is recommended to design and implement a well-rounded training …

Sport-related differences in QT dispersion and echocardiographic parameters in male athletes

Authors

Viktor Stoičkov,Dragan Radovanović,Marina Deljanin-Ilić,Zoran Perišić,Milan Pavlović,Ivan Tasić,Ivan Stoičkov,Mlađan Golubović,Aaron T Scanlan,Vladimir Jakovljević,Emilija Stojanović

Journal

Scientific Reports

Published Date

2023/4/25

The aim of this study was to compare QT dispersion (QTd) and echocardiographic parameters in male athletes competing across different sports (long-distance running, volleyball, football, powerlifting, and bodybuilding) and a control population. Significant moderate-strong differences (p < 0.001, = 0.52–0.71) were found in corrected QTd, intraventricular septal wall thickness (ISWT), posterior wall thickness (PWT), relative wall thickness (RWT) and LV (left ventricular) index between groups. Corrected QTd, ISWT, PWT, and RWT were significantly (p < 0.001) higher in powerlifters and bodybuilders compared to other athlete groups and controls. While all athlete groups displayed a significantly higher LV index (p < 0.05) compared to controls, corrected QTd was significantly lower (p < 0.001) only in long-distance runners, volleyball athletes, and football athletes compared to controls. Normal or eccentric LV …

Warm-up optimization in amateur male soccer players: A comparison of small-sided games and traditional warm-up routines on physical fitness qualities

Authors

Rohit Thapa,Filipe Clemente,Jason Moran,Felipe Garcia-Pinillos,Aaron T Scanlan,Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo

Journal

Biology of Sport

Published Date

2023/1/1

The aim of this study was to compare the effects of small-sided soccer games (SSSGs) and traditional warm-up (TWU) routines on physical fitness qualities in soccer players. Following a between-subject, randomized design, amateur-level soccer players were assigned to a SSSG warm-up (n= 10; age: 19.3 ą 2.8 years) or TWU group (n= 10; age: 19.3 ą 2.4 years). Players completed multiple trials of 10-m and 30-m linear sprints, change-of-direction speed (CODS) tests, and countermovement jumps (CMJ) prior to and following the warm-up routine. Separate mixed ANOVAs were performed to assess group effects (SSSG vs. TWU), time effects within each group (pre-vs. post-warm-up), and their interaction for each physical fitness quality. No significant interaction effects were observed for any dependent variable. Significant improvements were evident between baseline and follow-up measurements for 10-m sprint time (p= 0.002, Hedges’g effect size [g]= 0.59) and CMJ variables (height: p= 0.016, g= 0.20; power: p= 0.003, g= 0.19; force: p= 0.002, g= 0.14) in the TWU group and for CODS performance time (p= 0.012, g= 0.51) and CMJ variables (height: p< 0.001, g= 0.46; power: p= 0.002, g= 0.35; force: p= 0.001, g= 0.27) in the SSSG warm-up group. Both SSSG and TWU protocols improved selected physical fitness qualities with SSSG more effective at improving CODS and CMJ performance, and TWU more effective at improving linear speed. Soccer coaches may choose between SSSG or traditional warm-up activities according to player needs and preferences; however, the superior effects of SSSG suggest it might offer greater benefits than …

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Is there no place like home? home-court advantage and home win percentage vary according to team sex and ability in Spanish basketball

Waking Up to the Issue! Research Inattention and Sex-Related Differences Warrant More Sleep Studies in Female Athletes

A research framework to improve evidence-based practice surrounding the resuscitation response to drowning in surf lifesaving

Differential ratings of perceived exertion to quantify weekly and sessional internal load in basketball: an exploratory team-based case series

Weekly Fluctuations in, and Associations Between, Salivary Hormone Responses, Load, and Well-Being During the Pre-season in Professional Male Basketball Players

The discriminative, criterion, and longitudinal validity of small-sided games to assess physical fitness in female basketball players

Influence of game and quarter results on external peak demands during games in under-18 years, male basketball players

Injury incidence among adolescent and senior basketball players: a prospective study in 19 teams across an entire season

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The research interests of Aaron Scanlan are: Basketball, Sport Science, Exercise Physiology

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