The Yo-Yo were developed as a result of the need to assess the aerobic capacity of athletes not only of football teams.
Since the literature agrees that the tests should include specific activities for football, the more specific activities for football undoubtedly include actions involving the conduct of the ball as part of the test.
- dribble the ball forward for 12 m
- slalom between a series of cones placed on the field
- continue dribbling for 7.5 m
- jump 3, 30 cm high obstacles placed at 7 m from each other
- make a change of direction of 90 degrees to the right
- head towards a connect placed at 25.5 m
- make changes of direction and then get to a small door that is 10 m away and go on for another 15 meters.
- Once the player is at the end of the 15 m they make the last 90 degree turn, to return to the starting point to continue until the expiration of the 10 minutes.
The coach has the task of notifying the player when the test is both in the fifth minute and in the ninth minute. Five players can take the test at the same time, starting from a minute away from each other.
The purpose of the Foote-Val is to determine a global index of football players, providing a clear idea of their level, including technical skills and physical characteristics.
Maximum Aerobic Power
This test can be performed on a motorized treadmill like Skillrun, starting at 8 km/h with speed increments of 1 km/h every minute.
Carminatti's Test (T-CAR)
The Carminatti test (T-CAR) requires participants to perform repeated shuttle runs of 5612 s, progressively increasing the speed until voluntary exhaustion.
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