Prof. Carlo Castagna

Published on PubMed
  

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Chaouachi A,  Ben Abdelkrim N, Manzi V. Physiological responses to ball-drills in regional level male basketball players. Journal of Sports Sciences June 2011. PMID:21777056

Weston M, Gregson W, Castagna C, Breivik S, Impellizzeri FM, Lovell RJ. Changes in a Top-Level Soccer Referee's Training, Match Activities, and Physiology Over an 8-Year Period: A Case Study. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2011 Jun;6(2):281-286. PubMed PMID: 21725113.


Haddad M, Chaouachi A, Castagna C, Wong DP, Behm DG, Chamari K. The Construct Validity of Session RPE During an Intensive Camp in Young Male Taekwondo Athletes. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2011 Jun;6(2):252-263. PubMed PMID: 21725110.

Weston M, Batterham AM, Castagna C, Portas MD, Barnes C, Harley J, Lovell RJ.
Reduction in Physical Match Performance at the Start of the Second Half in Elite
Soccer. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2011 Jun;6(2):174-182. PubMed PMID:
21725103.

 

Wong DP, Carling C, Chaouachi A, Dellal A, Castagna C, Chamari K, Behm DG. Estimation of Oxygen Uptake From Heart Rate and Ratings of Perceived Exertion in Young Soccer Players. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21512400.

 

Chaouachi A, Haddad M, Castagna C. Wong del P, Kaouech F, Chamari K, Behm DG. Potentiation and recovery following low- and high-speed isokinetic contractions inboys. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2011 Feb;23(1):136-50. PubMed PMID: 21467597.

 

Abt G, Siegler JC, Akubat I, Castagna C. The Effects of a Constant Sprint-to-Rest Ratio and Recovery Mode on Repeated Sprint Performance. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Jun;25(6):1695-702. PubMed PMID: 21386729.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Bizzini M, Weston M, Manzi V. Applicability of a change of direction ability field test in soccer assistant referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Mar;25(3):860-6. PubMed PMID: 21325915.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Chaouachi A, Bordon C, Manzi V. Effect of training intensity distribution on aerobic fitness variables in elite soccer players: a case study. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Jan;25(1):66-71. PubMed PMID: 21150673.

 

Castagna C, Manzi V, Impellizzeri F, Weston M, Barbero Alvarez JC. Relationship between endurance field tests and match performance in young soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Dec;24(12):3227-33. PubMed PMID: 21068683.

 

Carvalho HM, Silva MJ, Figueiredo AJ, Gonçalves CE, Philippaerts RM, Castagna C. Malina RM. Predictors of maximal short-term power outputs in basketball players 14-16 years. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 May;111(5):789-96. Epub 2010 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 20981436.

 

Khlifa R, Aouadi R, Hermassi S, Chelly MS, Jlid MC, Hbacha H, Castagna C. Effects of a plyometric training program with and without added load on jumping ability in basketball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Nov;24(11):2955-61. PubMed PMID: 20938357.

 

Ben Abdelkrim N, Castagna C, El Fazaa S, El Ati J. The effect of players' standard and tactical strategy on game demands in men's basketball. J StrengthCond Res. 2010 Oct;24(10):2652-62. PubMed PMID: 20885192.

 

Chaouachi A, Manzi V, Wong del P, Chaalali A, Laurencelle L, Chamari K, Castagna C. Intermittent endurance and repeated sprint ability in soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Oct;24(10):2663-9. PubMed PMID: 20847706.

 

Melchiorri G, Castagna C, Sorge R, Bonifazi M. Game activity and blood lactate in men's elite water-polo players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Oct;24(10):2647-51. PubMed PMID: 20844456.

 

Wong del P, Tan EC, Chaouachi A, Carling C, Castagna C, Bloomfield J, Behm DG. Using squat testing to predict training loads for lower-body exercises inelite karate athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Nov;24(11):3075-80. PubMed PMID:20838250.

 

Ben Abdelkrim N, Castagna C, Jabri I, Battikh T, El Fazaa S, El Ati J. Activity profile and physiological requirements of junior elite basketball players in relation to aerobic-anaerobic fitness. J Strength Cond Res. 2010Sep;24(9):2330-42. PubMed PMID: 20802281.

 

Carvalho HM, Coelho e Silva MJ, Figueiredo AJ, Gonçalves CE, Castagna C, Philippaerts RM, Malina RM. Cross-validation and reliability of the line-drill test of anaerobic performance in basketball players 14-16 years. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Apr;25(4):1113-9. PubMed PMID: 20733528.

 

Castagna C, Manzi V, Impellizzeri F, Chaouachi A, Ben Abdelkrim N, Ditroilo  M. Validity of an on-court lactate threshold test in young basketball players.               J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Sep;24(9):2434-9. PubMed PMID: 20703165.

 

Castagna C, Barbero Alvarez JC. Physiological demands of an intermittent futsal-oriented high-intensity test. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Sep;24(9):2322-9. PubMed PMID: 20703163.

 

da Silva JF, Castagna C, Carminatti LJ, Foza V, Guglielmo LG, de Oliveira FR. Physiological demands of team-handball referees during games. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Jul;24(7):1960-2. PubMed PMID: 20555278.

 

Fanchini M, Azzalin A, Castagna C, Schena F, McCall A, Impellizzeri FM. Effect of bout duration on exercise intensity and technical performance of small-sided games in soccer. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Feb;25(2):453-8. PubMed PMID: 20512068.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Manzi V, Ditroilo M. The assessment of maximal aerobic power with the multistage fitness test in young women soccer players.         J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Jun;24(6):1488-94. PubMed PMID: 20508449.

 

Ben Abdelkrim N, Chaouachi A, Chamari K, Chtara M, Castagna C. Positional role and competitive-level differences in elite-level men's basketball players.                   J Strength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1346-55. PubMed PMID: 20393355.

 

Manzi V, D'Ottavio S, Impellizzeri FM, Chaouachi A, Chamari K, Castagna C. Profile of weekly training load in elite male professional basketball players. JStrength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1399-406. PubMed PMID: 20386474.

 

La Torre A, Castagna C, Gervasoni E, Cè E, Rampichini S, Ferrarin M, Merati G. Acute effects of static stretching on squat jump performance at different knee starting angles. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Mar;24(3):687-94. PubMed PMID: 20145567.

 

Souhail H, Castagna C, Mohamed HY, Younes H, Chamari K. Direct validity of the yo-yo intermittent recovery test in young team handball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Feb;24(2):465-70. PubMed PMID: 20072052.

 

Mujika I, Santisteban J, Castagna C. In-season effect of short-term sprint and power training programs on elite junior soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Dec;23(9):2581-7. PubMed PMID: 19910815.

 

Alvarez JC, D'Ottavio S, Vera JG, Castagna C. Aerobic fitness in futsal players of different competitive level. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct;23(7):2163-6. PubMed PMID: 19855347.

 

Castagna C, Chaouachi A, Rampinini E, Chamari K, Impellizzeri F. Aerobic and explosive power performance of elite italian regional-level basketball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct;23(7):1982-7. PubMed PMID: 19855321.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri F, Cecchini E, Rampinini E, Alvarez JC. Effects of intermittent-endurance fitness on match performance in young male soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct;23(7):1954-9. PubMed PMID: 19855318.

 

Chaouachi A, Castagna C, Chtara M, Brughelli M, Turki O, Galy O, Chamari K, Behm DG. Effect of warm-ups involving static or dynamic stretching on agility, sprinting, and jumping performance in trained individuals. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Aug;24(8):2001-11. PubMed PMID: 19855310.

 

Coutts AJ, Quinn J, Hocking J, Castagna C, Rampinini E. Match running performance in elite Australian Rules Football. J Sci Med Sport. 2010 Sep;13(5):543-8. Epub 2009 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 19853508.

 

Rampinini E, Sassi A, Azzalin A, Castagna C, Menaspà P, Carlomagno D, Impellizzeri FM. Physiological determinants of Yo-Yo intermittent recovery tests in male soccer players. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan;108(2):401-9. Epub 2009 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 19821121.

 

Manzi V, Iellamo F, Impellizzeri F, D'Ottavio S, Castagna C. Relation between individualized training impulses and performance in distance runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Nov;41(11):2090-6. PubMed PMID: 19812506.

 

Weston M, Castagna C, Helsen W, Impellizzeri F. Relationships among field-test measures and physical match performance in elite-standard soccer referees. J Sports Sci. 2009 Sep;27(11):1177-84. PubMed PMID: 19724966.

 

Chaouachi A, Brughelli M, Chamari K, Levin GT, Ben Abdelkrim N, Laurencelle L, Castagna C. Lower limb maximal dynamic strength and agility determinants in elite basketball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Aug;23(5):1570-7. PubMed PMID: 19620905.

 

Barbero-Alvarez JC, Coutts A, Granda J, Barbero-Alvarez V, Castagna C. The validity and reliability of a global positioning satellite system device to assess speed and repeated sprint ability (RSA) in athletes. J Sci Med Sport. 2010 Mar;13(2):232-5. Epub 2009 May 14. PubMed PMID: 19446495.

 

Ben Abdelkrim N, Castagna C, El Fazaa S, Tabka Z, El Ati J. Blood metabolites during basketball competitions. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 May;23(3):765-73. PubMed PMID: 19387403.

 

Manzi V, Castagna C, Padua E, Lombardo M, D'Ottavio S, Massaro M, Volterrani M, Iellamo F. Dose-response relationship of autonomic nervous system responses to individualized training impulse in marathon runners. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Jun;296(6):H1733-40. Epub 2009 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 19329770.

 

Bartha C, Petridis L, Hamar P, Puhl S, Castagna C. Fitness test results of Hungarian and international-level soccer referees and assistants. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Jan;23(1):121-6. PubMed PMID: 19125100.

 

Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Maffiuletti NA, Castagna C, Bizzini M, Wisløff U. Effects of aerobic training on the exercise-induced decline in short-passing ability in junior soccer players. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2008 Dec;33(6):1192-8. PubMed PMID: 19088777.

 

Mujika I, Santisteban J, Impellizzeri FM, Castagna C. Fitness determinants of success in men's and women's football. J Sports Sci. 2009 Jan 15;27(2):107-14. PubMed PMID: 19058090.

 

Weston M, Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Breivik S. Ageing and physical match performance in English Premier League soccer referees. J Sci Med Sport. 2010 Jan;13(1):96-100. Epub 2008 Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 18835743.

 

Chaouachi A, Chamari K, Wong P, Castagna C, Chaouachi M, Moussa-Chamari I, Behm DG. Stretch and sprint training reduces stretch-induced sprint performance deficits in 13- to 15-year-old youth. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Oct;104(3):515-22. Epub 2008 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 18584200.

 

Castagna C, D'Ottavio S, Granda Vera J, Barbero Alvarez JC. Match demands of professional Futsal: a case study. J Sci Med Sport. 2009 Jul;12(4):490-4. Epub 2008 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 18554983.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, Manzi V, Annino G, Padua E, D'Ottavio S. Effect of recovery mode on repeated sprint ability in young basketball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2008 May;22(3):923-9. PubMed PMID: 18438220.

 

Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Castagna C, Bishop D, Ferrari Bravo D, Tibaudi A, Wisloff U. Validity of a repeated-sprint test for football. Int J Sports Med. 2008 Nov;29(11):899-905. Epub 2008 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 18415931.

 

Chamari K, Chaouachi A, Hambli M, Kaouech F, Wisløff U, Castagna C. The five-jump test for distance as a field test to assess lower limb explosive power in soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2008 May;22(3):944-50. PubMed PMID: 18438217.

 

Rampinini E, Impellizzeri FM, Castagna C, Azzalin A, Ferrari Bravo D, Wisløff U. Effect of match-related fatigue on short-passing ability in young soccer players. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 May;40(5):934-42. PubMed PMID: 18408603.

 

Rampinini E, Impellizzeri FM, Castagna C, Coutts AJ, Wisløff U. Technicalperformance during soccer matches of the Italian Serie A league: effect of fatigue and competitive level. J Sci Med Sport. 2009 Jan;12(1):227-33. Epub 2008 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 18083631.

 

Ferrari Bravo D, Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Castagna C, Bishop D, Wisloff U. Sprint vs. interval training in football. Int J Sports Med. 2008 Aug;29(8):668-74. Epub 2007 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 18080951.

 

Castagna C, Manzi V, D'Ottavio S, Annino G, Padua E, Bishop D. Relation between maximal aerobic power and the ability to repeat sprints in young basketball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Nov;21(4):1172-6. PubMed PMID: 18076232.

 

Annino G, Padua E, Castagna C, Di Salvo V, Minichella S, Tsarpela O, Manzi V, D'Ottavio S. Effect of whole body vibration training on lower limb performance in selected high-level ballet students. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Nov;21(4):1072-6. PubMed PMID: 18076222.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S. Physiological aspects of soccer refereeing performance and training. Sports Med. 2007;37(7):625-46. Review. PubMed PMID: 17595157.

 

Coutts AJ, Rampinini E, Marcora SM, Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM. Heart rate and blood lactate correlates of perceived exertion during small-sided soccer games. J Sci Med Sport. 2009 Jan;12(1):79-84. Epub 2008 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 18068433.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, D'Ottavio S, Manzi V. The Yo-Yo intermittent recovery test in basketball players. J Sci Med Sport. 2008 Apr;11(2):202-8. Epub 2007 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 17574917.

 

Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Castagna C, Martino F, Fiorini S, Wisloff U. Effect of plyometric training on sand versus grass on muscle soreness and jumping and sprinting ability in soccer players. Br J Sports Med. 2008 Jan;42(1):42-6. Epub 2007 May 25. PubMed PMID: 17526621.

 

Rampinini E, Coutts AJ, Castagna C, Sassi R, Impellizzeri FM. Variation in top level soccer match performance. Int J Sports Med. 2007 Dec;28(12):1018-24. Epub 2007 May 11. PubMed PMID: 17497575.

 

Rampinini E, Impellizzeri FM, Castagna C, Abt G, Chamari K, Sassi A, Marcora SM. Factors influencing physiological responses to small-sided soccer games.            J Sports Sci. 2007 Apr;25(6):659-66. PubMed PMID: 17454533.

 

Weston M, Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Abt G. Analysis of physical match performance in English Premier League soccer referees withparticular reference to first half and player work rates. J Sci Med Sport. 2007 Dec;10(6):390-7. Epub 2006 Nov 28. PubMed PMID: 17126077.

 

Casajus JA, Castagna C. Aerobic fitness and field test performance in elite Spanish soccer referees of different ages. J Sci Med Sport. 2007 Dec;10(6):382-9.Epub 2006 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 17116419.

 

Castagna C, Belardinelli R, Impellizzeri FM, Abt GA, Coutts AJ, D'Ottavio S. Cardiovascular responses during recreational 5-a-side indoor-soccer. J Sci Med Sport. 2007 Apr;10(2):89-95. Epub 2006 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 16797233.

 

Impellizzeri FM, Marcora SM, Castagna C, Reilly T, Sassi A, Iaia FM, Rampinini E. Physiological and performance effects of generic versus specificaerobic training in soccer players. Int J Sports Med. 2006 Jun;27(6):483-92. PubMed PMID: 16767613.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Belardinelli R, Abt G, Coutts A, Chamari K, D'Ottavio S. Cardiorespiratory responses to Yo-yo Intermittent Endurance Test in nonelite youth soccer players. J Strength Cond Res. 2006 May;20(2):326-30. PubMed PMID: 16689622.

 

Castagna C, Impellizzeri FM, Chamari K, Carlomagno D, Rampinini E. Aerobic fitness and yo-yo continuous and intermittent tests performances in soccer players: a correlation study. J Strength Cond Res. 2006 May;20(2):320-5. PubMed PMID: 16689621.

 

Weston M, Bird S, Helsen W, Nevill A, Castagna C. The effect of match standard and referee experience on the objective and subjective match workload of English Premier League referees. J Sci Med Sport. 2006 Jun;9(3):256-62. Epub 2006 May 3. PubMed PMID: 16675302.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S, Weston M. Age-related effects on fitness performance in elite-level soccer referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2005 Nov;19(4):785-90. PubMed PMID: 16287368.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S. Competitive-level differences in Yo-Yo intermittent recovery and twelve minute run test performance in soccer referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2005 Nov;19(4):805-9. PubMed PMID: 16287348.

 

Stølen T, Chamari K, Castagna C, Wisløff U. Physiology of soccer: an update. Sports Med. 2005;35(6):501-36. Review. PubMed PMID: 15974635.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S. Activity profile of international-level soccer referees during competitive matches. J Strength Cond Res. 2004 Aug;18(3):486-90. PubMed PMID: 15320668.

 

Wisløff U, Castagna C, Helgerud J, Jones R, Hoff J. Strong correlation of maximal squat strength with sprint performance and vertical jump height in elite soccer players. Br J Sports Med. 2004 Jun;38(3):285-8. PubMed PMID: 15155427; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1724821.

 

Castagna C, D'Ottavio S, Abt G. Activity profile of young soccer players during actual match play. J Strength Cond Res. 2003 Nov;17(4):775-80. PubMed PMID: 14636107.

 

Castagna C, Abt G. Intermatch variation of match activity in elite Italian soccer referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2003 May;17(2):388-92. PubMed PMID: 12741883.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S. The relationship between selected blood lactate thresholds and match performance in elite soccer referees. J StrengthCond Res. 2002 Nov;16(4):623-7. PubMed PMID: 12423196.

 

Castagna C, Abt G, D'Ottavio S. Relation between fitness tests and match performance in elite Italian soccer referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2002 May;16(2):231-5. PubMed PMID: 11991775.

 

Castagna C, D'Ottavio S. Effect of maximal aerobic power on match performancein elite soccer referees. J Strength Cond Res. 2001 Nov;15(4):420-5. PubMed PMID:11726251.

 

Dottavio S, Castagna C. Analysis of match activities in elite soccer referees during actual match play. J Strength Cond Res. 2001 May;15(2):167-71. PubMedPMID: 11710400.

 

D'Ottavio S, Castagna C. Physiological load imposed on elite soccer referees during actual match play. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2001 Mar;41(1):27-32. PubMed PMID: 11405189.

 

Not PubMed Indexed

Wong PL, Chaouachi A, Castagna C, Lau PWC, Chamari K, WislØff. Validity of the Yo-Yo intermittent endurance test in young soccer players. European Journal of Sport Science, September 2011; 11(5): 309315.

Wong DP, Carling C, Chaouachi A, Dellal A, Castagna C, Chamari K, Behm DG. Estimation of Oxygen Uptake From Heart Rate and Ratings of Perceived Exertion in Young Soccer Players. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21512400.

Chaouachi A, Haddad M, Castagna C, Wong del P, Kaouech F, Chamari K, Behm DG. Potentiation and recovery following low- and high-speed isokinetic contractions in boys. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2011 Feb;23(1):136-50. PubMed PMID: 21467597.

Abt G, Siegler JC, Akubat I, Castagna C. The Effects of a Constant

Sprint-to-Rest Ratio and Recovery Mode on Repeated Sprint Performance. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Jun;25(6):1695-702. PubMed PMID: 21386729.