For this journal club we will be looking at the following article in the Journal of Sport Sciences.
The article was chosen by Steven Curnyn, a fitness instructor who is studying an MSc in Sport Performance Enhancement. There were two main aims to the research, firstly to characterise repeated high intensity movement profiles of a football team and secondly to verify the validity of tests that are often used to look at repeated sprint ability in football.
Have a read of the research, review and then add your comments about the research below. Do you like the study? Do you think it used the best design to answer the research question? You may find these tools useful when critically appraising the article. I will summarise the comments on the weekend of 23rd June.