Technical Performance Analysis of Iran Premier League Soccer Players in 2012-2013 Season

Keywords: Technical performance, soccer, specific training, passing

Abstract

Background and purpose of study : analysis of IRAN premier league soccer players’ technical performance in season 2012-2013, using a computerized match analysis system (Borhan Mobin Development Management Co, IRAN). Material and methods: in this study, data were obtained from 120 players, who performed in competitions 90 minutes. The players were classified into 3 positional roles: defenders, midfielders and forwards. Technical performance variables analysis included: total passes, total successful passes, pass accuracy, total shots; total shots to target, shot accuracy, ball interception and ball losses. The data were statistically analyzed by one-way ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis, Mann-Whitney U and Tukey post hoc test. Results : The findings of this study showed that players performed about 45 passes per competition. Midfielders and defenders had significantly higher number of passes than forwards. Pass accuracy was about 67% and there were no significant differences between positional roles. Also, the players performed about 0.8 shots per competition, forwards and midfielders had significantly higher number of shots than defenders. Shot accuracy was about 31%; midfielders and forwards had significantly higher shot accuracy than defenders. Forwards showed significantly lower ball interception and higher ball losses than other positions. Conclusion : The result of this study showed that there were significant differences between some technical actions in positional roles. Therefore, coaches can use this information for individualization of training according to playing positions and for optimization of training in the amateur game.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

| Abstract views: 56 | PDF Downloads: 28 |

References

Bangsbo J. The physiology of soccer--with special reference to intense intermittent exercise. Acta Physiol Scand Suppl; 1994;619:1-155.



Bangsbo J, Norregaard L, & Thorso F. Activity profile of competition soccer. Can J Sport Sci; 1991;16(2):110-116.



Barros RM, Misuta MS, Menezes RP, Figueroa PJ, Moura FA, Cunha SA, Leite NJ. Analysis of the distances covered by first division brazilian soccer players obtained with an automatic tracking method. J Sports Sci Med; 2007;6(2):233-242.



Bradley PS, Di Mascio M, Peart D, Olsen P, & Sheldon B. High-intensity activity profiles of elite soccer players at different performance levels. J Strength Cond Res; 2010;24(9):2343-2351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181aeb1b3



Bradley PS, Sheldon W, Wooster B, Olsen P, Boanas P, & Krustrup P. High-intensity running in English FA Premier League soccer matches. J Sports Sci; 2009;27(2):159-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640410802512775



Carling C, & Dupont G. Are declines in physical performance associated with a reduction in skill-related performance during professional soccer match-play? J Sports Sci; 2011;29(1):63-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2010.521945



Dellal A, Chamari K, Wong DP, Ahmaidi S, Keller D, Barros R, Carling C. Comparison of physical and technical performance in European soccer match-play: FA Premier League and La Liga. European Journal of Sport Science; 2011;11(1):51-59.



Dellal A, Wong DP, Moalla W, & Chamari K. Physical and technical activity of soccer players in the French First League-with special reference to their playing position: original research article. International SportMed Journal; 2010;11(2):278-290.



Di Salvo V, Baron R, Tschan H, Calderon Montero F, Bachl N, & Pigozzi F. Performance characteristics according to playing position in elite soccer. International journal of sports medicine; 2007;28(3):222-230.



Di Salvo V, Gregson W, Atkinson G, Tordoff P, & Drust B. Analysis of high intensity activity in Premier League soccer. Int J Sports Med; 2009;30(3):205-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0028-1105950



Drust B, Atkinson G, & Reilly T. Future perspectives in the evaluation of the physiological demands of soccer. Sports Med; 2007;37(9):783-805.



Ekblom B. Applied physiology of soccer. Sports Medicine; 1986;3(1):50-60.



Ferrario VF, Sforza C, Dugnani S, Michielon G, & Mauro F. Morphological variation analysis of the repeatability of soccer offensive schemes. J Sports Sci; 1999;17(2):89-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/026404199366181



Krustrup P, Mohr M, Ellingsgaard H, & Bangsbo J. Physical demands during an elite female soccer game: importance of training status. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 2005;37(7):1242-1248.



Mayhew S, & Wenger H. Time-motion analysis of professional soccer. Journal of Human Movement Studies; 1985;11(1):49-52.



Nevill A, Atkinson G, & Hughes M. Twenty-five years of sport performance research in the Journal of Sports Sciences. J Sports Sci; 2008;26(4):413-426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640410701714589



Rampinini E, Bishop D, Marcora SM, Ferrari Bravo D, Sassi R, & Impellizzeri FM. Validity of simple field tests as indicators of match-related physical performance in top-level professional soccer players. Int J Sports Med; 2007;28(3):228-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2006-924340



Rampinini E, Impellizzeri FM, Castagna C, Coutts AJ, & Wisløff U. Technical performance during soccer matches of the Italian Serie A league: Effect of fatigue and competitive level. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport; 2009;12(1):227-233.



Reilly T. Motion analysis and physiological demands. Science and soccer, 2003;2:59-72.



Rienzi E, Drust B, Reilly T, Carter J, & Martin A. Investigation of anthropometric and work-rate profiles of elite South American international soccer players. J Sports Med Phys Fitness; 2000;40(2):162-169.



Russell M, Rees G, Benton D, & Kingsley M. An exercise protocol that replicates soccer match-play. Int J Sports Med; 2011;32(7):511-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0031-1273742



Russell M, Rees G, & Kingsley MI. Technical demands of soccer match play in the English championship. J Strength Cond Res; 2013;27(10):2869-2873. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318280cc13



Stolen T, Chamari K, Castagna C, & Wisloff U. Physiology of soccer: an update. Sports Med; 2005;35(6):501-536.



Toki S, & Sakurai S. Quantitative match analysis of soccer games with two dimensional DLT procedures. Paper presented at the XXth Congress of International Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland-USA; 2005.

Published
2015-10-28
How to Cite
1.
Mohsen J, Mohammadreza H, Kazem K. Technical Performance Analysis of Iran Premier League Soccer Players in 2012-2013 Season. Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports. 2015;19(10):77-1. https://doi.org/10.15561/18189172.2015.1012
Section
Articles