Motion Analysis of Youth Soccer Players Using Global Position System Tracking: A Gender and Age Comparison


About this study

The purpose of this study is to analyze the movement characteristics, and associated loads of youth soccer players of different age and gender using GPS monitoring.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female soccer players from the age of 8 to 15 years old.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Soccer players under the age of 8 years old, or over the age of 15.
  • Those who do not sign the assent and/or consent forms

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Soma, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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