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Team handball players' specialization from coaches' speeches

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Author(s):
Walmir Romário dos Santos [1] ; Rafael Pombo Menezes [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade de São Paulo. Escola de Educação Física e Esporte de Ribeirão Preto - Brasil
[2] Universidade de São Paulo. Escola de Educação Física e Esporte de Ribeirão Preto - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte; v. 19, n. 3, p. 47-61, 2020-06-22.
Abstract

ABSTRACT The aim of this work was to analyze the training process of handball players, based on the coaches' opinions regarding the categories and the reasons considered preponderant for their specialization. Six coaches were interviewed, whose speeches were analyzed based on the Collective Subject Discourse method. From the coaches' speeches and the comparisons with different authors, the specialization of the goalkeepers should preferably take place in the u-16 teams, while the specialization of court players in the u-18 teams. The results shows an important guideline for the specialization of handball players in a long term context, with different prerogatives for goalkeepers and court players, but considering environments with sampling practices. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/07967-7 - Players specialization in team handball: perspectives from the speeches of u-14, u-16 and u-18 coaches of Sao Paulo state
Grantee:Walmir Romário dos Santos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation