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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2014, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Effect of Short Time Neuromuscular Training on Single Leg Hop Test in Young Soccer Players.


Author(s): Gulsah Sahin, Tumucin Yagcioglu, Battal Cınar, Can Ozgider, Ufuk Ozbey, Murat Kaytaz, Serra Ayse Ca

Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine whether a six week neuromuscular training program is effective for improving single leg- hop test performance in young soccer players. Thirty–two young soccer players from the Dardanel Sport Club participated in this study; comprising a research group (age= 15 years, height=1.72±5.98 m, weight= 62.56 ± 6.12 kg) and control group (age=14 years, height =1.70±5.32 m, weight=58.6 ± 7.24 kg). Soccer players were asked to perform single-leg hop distance measurement. All subjects completed tests before and after training (single leg hop test) and following a 6-week training program. Results: There was a statistically significant difference in right leg hop distance between research and control group (p<0.05). Conclusion: Implemented short term training resulted in improvements in the parameters investigated in this study. However, it was only effective on right leg hop distance.

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Gulsah Sahin, Tumucin Yagcioglu, Battal Cınar, Can Ozgider, Ufuk Ozbey, Murat Kaytaz, Serra Ayse Ca. Effect of Short Time Neuromuscular Training on Single Leg Hop Test in Young Soccer Players.. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2014;1(1):01-04.
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