Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(4), pp. 1001 - 1006
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070411
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The Effects of Quick Strength Training on Agility Performance in Soccer


ABSTRACT

The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of quick strength training on agility performance in soccer players. A total of 36 male soccer players from the U19 and U17 teams, which is the infrastructure of the Çanakkale Sports Team, participated in the study. The players were randomly divided into two groups: Control (CG) and Research Group (RG). The mean age was in CG 17.88±1.02, RG 18 ± 1.02 years; mean height in CG 175,94±5,88, RG 175,61±4,53 cm; body weight CG 67,72±6,52, RG 67,55±4,97 kg; BMI in CG 21,81±1,04, RG 21,87±, 89 kg / m2. During the 8 weeks, as the CG was given routine strength training with soccer training; additionally, the RG had quick strength training 3 days a week. "Illinois Test" was used to determine the agility performance. In the statistical analysis of data, Paired t Test was used for the pre- and post-test of the CG and RG, and Independent t Test was used for the comparison between the groups. The results were evaluated according to "p<0.05" significance level. At the result of the research, it was observed that the quick strength training of 8 weeks was more effective in RG than CG.

KEYWORDS
Soccer, Quick Strength, Agility

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