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Cognitive Training in Soccer: Where Is the Key Point?

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1104333, PP. 1-6

Subject Areas: Sports Science

Keywords: Executive Function, Cognitive Function, Soccer, Decision Making

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Cognitive skills and executive function, in the last years become a golden reference to increase attention social skills and sport success. In particular, soccer is an open skills sport that requires a constant demand of cognitive skills and executive function because the unstable environment defines the decision making. Thus, modern soccer trainer changes the approach avoiding massive conditional exercises and introducing small side games. The purpose of this paper is to investigate what the cognitive training is and what could be an adequate stimulation to improve the executive function in soccer player.

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Giuriato, M. and Lovecchio, N. (2018). Cognitive Training in Soccer: Where Is the Key Point?. Open Access Library Journal, 5, e4333. doi:


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