Articoli di interesse ONT

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  1. The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance (Ericsson KA,   Krampe RT, and  Tesch-Romer C)  – Psychological Review 1993, Vol. 100. No. 3, 363- 406.  Free pdf 
  2. Talent Identification and Development Programmes in Sport (Vaeyens R,  Lenoir M, Williams AM, Philippaerts RM) –  Sports Medicine September 2008, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 703–714.    Free pdf
  3. Predictability of physiological testing and the role of maturation in talent identification for adolescent team sports(Pearson DT,   Naughton GA,  Torodea M) Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (2006) 9, 277—287. Free pdf
  4. Anthropometric and Physical Qualities of Elite Male Youth Rugby League Players(Till K, Scantlebury S, Jones B) Sports Med (2017) 47:2171–2186. Free pdf
  5. A systematic review protocol investigating tests for physical or physiological qualities and game-specific skills commonly used in rugby and related sports and their psychometric properties(Chiwaridzo M , Ferguson GD and Smits-Engelsman BCM) – Chiwaridzo et al. Systematic Reviews (2016) 5:122.  Free pdf
  6. Effects of age on the soccer-specific cognitive-motor performance of elite young soccer players: Comparison between objective measurements and coaches’ evaluation. (Hicheur H, Chauvin A, Chassot S, Chenevière X, Taube W)PLoS One. 2017 Sep 27;12(9):e0185460. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185460. eCollection 2017. Free pdf
  7. The Anthropometric Correlates for the Physiological Demand of Strength and Flexibility: A study in Young Indian Field Hockey Players. (Sharma HB, Kailashiya J).  J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jun;11(6):CC01-CC05. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/26358.9965. Epub 2017 Jun 1.  Free pdf
  8. Long-Term Prognostic Validity of Talent Selections: Comparing National and Regional Coaches, Laypersons and Novices. (Schorer J, Rienhoff R, Fischer L, Baker J). Front Psychol. 2017 Jul 11;8:1146. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01146. eCollection 2017.  Free pdf
  9. Doubly Disadvantaged? The Relative Age Effect in Poland’s Basketball Players. (Rubajczyk K, Świerzko K, Rokita A).  J Sports Sci Med. 2017 Jun 1;16(2):280-285. eCollection 2017 Jun.  Free pdf
  10. Talent identification and recruitment in youth soccer: Recruiter’s perceptions of the key attributes for player recruitment. (Larkin P, O’Connor D)PLoS One. 2017 Apr 18;12(4):e0175716. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175716. eCollection 2017. Free pdf 
  11. Anthropometric and physical characteristics allow differentiation of young female volleyball players according to playing position and level of expertise. (Milić M, Grgantov Z, Chamari K, Ardigò LP, Bianco A, Padulo J). Biol Sport. 2017 Mar;34(1):19-26. doi: 10.5114/biolsport.2017.63382. Epub 2016 Nov 11. Free pdf
  12. Descriptive analysis of objectively assessed physical activity among talented soccer players: a study of three Norwegian professional football clubs. (Sæther SA, Aspvik NP).  BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2017 Feb 21;2(1):e000178. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000178. eCollection 2016.  Free pdf
  13. The influence of speed abilities and technical skills in early adolescence on adult success in soccer: A long-term prospective analysis using ANOVA and SEM approaches. (Oliver Höner, Daniel Leyhr and Augustin Kelava).  PLoS One. 2017; 12(8): e0182211. Published online 2017 Aug 14. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0182211. Free pdf 
  14. An Inverse Relative Age Effect in Male Alpine Skiers at the Absolute Top Level. (Bjerke Ø, Pedersen AV, Aune TK, Lorås H)Front Psychol. 2017 Jul 17;8:1210. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01210. eCollection 2017. Free pdf
  15. High prevalence of self-reported injuries and illnesses in talented female athletes. (Richardson A, Clarsen B, Verhagen EALM, Stubbe JH)BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2017 Apr 22;3(1):e000199. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000199. eCollection 2017. Free pdf
  16. Maturity status influences the relative age effect in national top level youth alpine ski racing and soccer. (Müller L, Gonaus C, Perner C, Müller E, Raschner C)PLoS One. 2017 Jul 31;12(7):e0181810. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181810. eCollection 2017. Free pdf 
  17. The Role of a Relative Age Effect in the 7th International Children’s Winter Games 2016 and the Influence of Biological Maturity Status on Selection. (Müller L, Hildebrandt C, Raschner C.) Sports Sci Med. 2017 Jun 1;16(2):195-202. eCollection 2017 Jun. Free pdf 
  18. Spanish version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for sport: Cultural adaptation and initial validation. (Brazo-Sayavera J, Olivares PR, Andronikos G, Martindale RJJ)PLoS One. 2017 Jun 5;12(6):e0177721. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177721. eCollection 2017. Free pdf  
  19. Tails of the Travelling Gaussian model and the relative age effect: Tales of age discrimination and wasted talent. (Doyle JR, Bottomley PA, Angell R)PLoS One. 2017 Apr 20;12(4):e0176206. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176206. eCollection 2017. Free pdf
  20. Prediction of Tennis Performance in Junior Elite Tennis Players. (Kramer T, Huijgen BC, Elferink-Gemser MT, Visscher C). J Sports Sci Med. 2017 Mar 1;16(1):14-21. Collection 2017 Mar. Free pdf