chapter  20
Variation in Selected Fitness Attributes of Professional Soccer Players during a League Season
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While other athletes can peak at critical times of the season based on their sports’ competitive season, soccer players need to be at their best or close to their optimal performance throughout the entire playing season. Published literature on soccer players’ physiological attributes throughout a competitive season is scarce. This is partly due to the problems with scheduling as a result of their extensive training and match involvement and at times, injuries.