The Effects of an Off-Season Strength and Conditioning Program on Division III Collegiate Female Soccer Players and Athletic Performance
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Type of Work29 p.
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ProgramMasters of Education
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SubjectsEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
Soccer -- Training -- Research.
Women soccer players -- Research.
Women college athletes -- Research.
Education -- Research papers (Graduate)
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of an off-season strength and conditioning program on the athletic performance of Division III female collegiate soccer players. This study utilized a quasi-experimental design using pre/post-testing of five different fitness tests. The null hypothesis that there would be no increase in athletic performance with the use of an off-season strength and conditioning program in female collegiate soccer players was rejected in 5 of the 6 dependent variables. There were no significant findings in the sixth variable. Research and participation in off-season strength and conditioning programs should be further assessed using a larger sample.