Futsal Research

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.
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.
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.
German futsal development report 2020
The current figures of German futsal teams indicate positive growth and the numbers of futsal organizations are at a record level.
The goalkeeper influence on ball possession effectiveness in futsal
Aim of the study: Identify which variables best predict 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 vs. 4).
The Influence of a Futsal Goalkeeper as an Outfield Player on Defensive Subsystems in Futsal
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the Futsal goalkeeper as an outfield player on defensive subsystems in the team sport of futsal.
A first approach to talent identification in Oceania: Anthropometric and physiological characteristics of Melanesian futsal players
Futsal Research: This study assessed the anthropometric and physiological characteristics of elite Melanesian futsal players in order to determine the best performance predictors.
Resistance Training on Physical Performance of Under-20 Futsal Players
Futsal Research: Resistance training (RT) is an effective methodology to improve the physical performance of athletes. However, up to now, no studies have addressed the RT benefits in under-20 futsal players.