Below are academic papers which have been published by our in-house Sports Scientists here at SoccerPDP. We pride ourselves on being at the cutting edge of Sports Science research related to football in order to ensure all our testing and training methods are the most up to date and fit for purpose to maximise and empower every players potential.
Dugdale, J.H., McRobert, A.P., & Unnithan, V.B. (2021) “He’s just a wee laddie”: The relative age effect in male Scottish soccer. Frontiers in Psychology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.633469
Dugdale, J.H., Sanders, D., Myers, T., Williams, A.M., & Hunter, A.M. (2020) Progression from youth to professional soccer: A longitudinal study of successful and unsuccessful academy graduates. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13701
Murray, R.M., Dugdale, J.H., Habeeb, C.M., & Arthur, C.A. (2020) Transformational parenting and coaching on mental toughness and physical performance in adolescent soccer players: The moderating effect of athlete age. European Journal of Sport Science, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2020.1765027
Dugdale, J.H., Sanders, D., & Hunter, A.M. (2020) Reliability of change of direction and agility assessments in youth soccer players. Sports, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8040051
Dugdale, J.H., Sanders, D., Myers, T., Williams, A.M., & Hunter, A.M. (2020) A case study comparison of objective and subjective evaluation methods of physical qualities in youth soccer players. Journal of Sports Sciences, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1766177
Dugdale, J.H., Arthur, C.A., Sanders, D., & Hunter, A.M (2019) Reliability and validity of field-based fitness tests in youth soccer players. European Journal of Sport Science, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1556739