Dr. Liam Anderson

(Ph.D, MSc, BSc HONS)

Academic Institution: Liverpool John Moores University

Practical Affiliation (current & previous): Crewe Alexandra Football Club, Mol Fehervar Football Club, Liverpool Football Club

Languages Spoken: English

Content Feature: Soccer specific training

Area: Game related physical training in elite soccer

Articles by Dr. Liam Anderson


The Effect of Seasonal-Long Physical Load on EPL Soccer Players

Soccer match play is generally characterised by brief bouts of high-intensity linear and multidirectional activity interspersed with longer recovery periods of lower intensity. Elite level soccer players typically cover 10 to 14 km in total distance per game, where both high-intensity (speeds >14.4 km/h) and very-high-intensity running distance (speeds >19.8 km/h) contribute ~25% and ~8% of the total distance covered, respectively.

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