§Current adress: Department of motor performance, Faculty of Physical Education and Mountain Sports, Transilvania University of Braşov, 500068 Braşov, Romania
Background: This study’s aim was twofold: (i) to compare starters and
non-starters on a professional soccer team in terms of variations in training
intensity indexes across a season, calculated through total distance, sprint
distance, accelerations (Acc), and decelerations (Dec) and (ii) to analyse the
relationship between the intensity indexes for each playing status.
Methods: Nineteen players (age, 29.4