chapter  61
On the Relationship of Fitness to Running Volume and Intensity in Female Soccer Players
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That fitness is an important component of success is soccer is not an issue. The game’s hybrid nature of changing directions and velocities every 5-6 s is well known (Ekblom, 1986; Bangsbo, 1991), yet also means that there are numerous aspects of fitness that must be addressed in training. These include speed, endurance, power, strength, agility, flexibility and balance.