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Stefan Stojanovic1, Ismail Ilbak2, Bojan Jorgic1, Tijana Purenović-Ivanović1

1University of Nis, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Nis, Serbia
2İnönüUniversity, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Sports, Malatya Türkiye

Examination of sports performance parameters aimed to be explored in research on amputee football players: A Systematic Review

J. Anthr. Sport Phys. Educ. 2023, 7(1), 21-25 | DOI: 10.26773/jaspe.230105


This systematic review aims to examine the research on the sports performance of amputee football players in terms of content and to critically analyze the significance of the tested parameters in order to improve the sports performance of amputee footballers. Research data was collected considering the inclusion and exclusion criteria on PubMed, Web of Science and Google Scholar. 88 articles were found in the first search on the Web of Science, Google Scholar and PubMed databases using predefined keywords. As a result of the evaluation made within the scope of inclusion and exclusion criteria, 15 research articles were included in this study. As a result, it has been determined that studies on amputee footballers do not carry out research to improve the sports performance of athletes, but mostly focus on studies examining the relationship between anthropometric characteristics and physical performance of athletes, or examining two or more existing sports performance parameters. Although it is important to obtain these findings, it is also important to design training models to improve current performance and investigate their effects rather than determining the current performance of athletes. It is recommended for researchers to develop new training models in future studies and to carry out studies to improve the sports performance of amputee athletes.


Amputee Football, Amputee Soccer, Sports Performance, Examination, Measurement

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