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Korean Journal of Sport Science

| 2022

Analysis Comparison of Balance Ability in Soccer Players According to The Position

The purpose of this study was to comparison of balance ability in male soccer athletes according to the position. In this study, the subject were 31 male high school soccer athletes. The displacement of center of pressure (CoP), standard deviation of CoP, velocity of CoP and trace length of CoP of both feet was evaluated with wireless foot pressure device (Moticon, Germany). And also, one single leg stance was measured. As a result of the study, This study was significantly lower the defender and midfielders than the forwards at the standard deviation of CoP in the non-dominant foot (p<.01). But, there was no statistically significant difference to the position; CoP of anterior-posterior (AP) in the both feet, CoP of medial-lateral (ML) in the both feet, deviation of CoP in the dominant foot, velocity of CoP in the both feet, trace length of CoP of both feet, (p>.05). In conclusion, this study was suggested that the men soccer players were showed differences in standard deviation of CoP of non-dominant foot according to the position.

Keywords

balance, center of pressure, foot pressure, position, soccer

Author/s

Choi, Dong-Sung, Huh Yong

Institution / Department

The Korean Society Of Sports Science

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