This study investigates how cognitive abilities impact success in soccer and futsal. The researchers crafted a reliable 4-instrument protocol to assess executive functions in female players. Through two studies, the protocol identified strengths in working memory and inhibition, emphasising their importance among elite athletes. This tool proves valuable for evaluating…
Perception vs Reality: The Influence Opposition Ability Has On Physical Output in Youth Football & Futsal
Futsal research: Opposition ability is a social cognition factor that has been shown to influence physical output, technical variables, and cognitive decision-making processes.
Spatiotemporal coordination behaviours in futsal are guided by informational game constraints
Futsal research: This report investigated the behavioural dynamics of teams in futsal game practice when the goalkeeper of the attacking team is substituted for an extra outfield player.
Coach decision-making in Futsal: from preparation to competition
Futsal research: The purpose of this paper was to analyse the process of decision making from preparation to competitive moments of expert futsal coaches.
Physiological and Anthropometric Determinants of Performance Levels in Professional Futsal
The aims of this study were to evaluate anthropometric and physiological variables that may contribute to distinguishing among performance levels in professional futsal players and to evaluate correlates of those variables.
Comparison of the Response of Perceived Exertion, Blood Lactate, VO2 max and Maximum Heart Rate during a Match in Elite Soccer and Futsal Players
Futsal Research: The study seeks to compare the response of perceived exertion, blood lactate, VO2 max and maximum heart rate during a match in elite soccer and futsal players.
The Goalkeeper Influence on Ball Possession Effectiveness in Futsal
Futsal research: The aim of this study was to identify which variables were the best predictors of success in futsal ball possession when controlling for space and task related indicators, situational variables and the participation of the goalkeeper as a regular field player or not (5 vs. 4 or 4…
Development of Defensive Actions in Small-Sided and Conditioned Games with Offensive Purposes in Futsal
Futsal research: This study analyzed the indirect effects of an intervention program, based on NLP in decision-making and execution in defensive technical–tactical actions in U16 futsal.
Economic valuation model for intangible assets of Iranian Futsal Premier League clubs
This study is to identify effective indicators in the economic valuation model for intangible assets of Iranian Futsal Premier League club.
A case study looking at Libya's preparations for the 2020 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations
A must watch for any coach interested in being an international team coach. Daniel Berdejo-del-Fresno provides this detailed analysis of the Libyan National Futsal team's preparations for the 2020 Africa Futsal Cup of Nations.