Journal article Open Access
Geert J. P. Savelsbergh
The impact of cognitive training activity (the Football IntelliGym training system) on football performance has been tested within two elite football academies: PSV Eindhoven and AZ Alkmaar. The study compared the performance of an experimental group (IntelliGym) and a control group (placebo) based on an objective football performance metrics, using the Notation Analysis System (an objective performance analysis, developed by VU University), before and after cognitive intervention. In all tested groups, the study has found significantly better results in performance of the experimental group compared to the control group.
VU - PSV & AZ Football IntelliGym Pilot Analysis - Dec 2016 (3).pdf