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The effect of specially programmed exercise on a development of cardiorespiratory endurance and lactate adaptability of elite soccer players


Radaković Radivoje, Center for Scientific Research SASA


The aim of this research are define a cardiorespiratory endurance level and lactate adaptability before and after the experimental treatment based on programmed exercising as well as to define of different level of functional capabilities of initial and final measuring before and after the experimental treatment. Sample of respondents covered by this study consisted of 25 senior soccer players, who are members of the first team of FC Red Star, a member of the Serbian First League. For the sample of predictive variables, a set of 3 variables was applied in order to cover the area of functional abilities. Eight weekly micro cycles are experimental treatment aimed at the development of functional and motor abilities of the respondents. As the data processing method, in addition to the basic statistical procedures, multi-variant methods of data processing were applied. By analyzing of results, which present the differences in functional abilities between the initial and final measurement at the multivariate level, it can be stated that there are statistically significant differences in the majority of variables. Based on the results of this research it can be concluded that the presented specially planned and programmed system of exercise significantly contributes to the development of cardio-respiratory endurance and lactate abilities of players.


exercise, cardiorespiratory, endurance, lactate, soccer

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