Approaches on physiological changes in the performance of elite female basketball players Literature summary

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Enkeleida Lleshi
Salvator Kurti


The international level of elite women's basketball is in great contrast with the Albanian reality regarding the sports performance of the players. The purpose of this literature review is to focus on physiological changes in sports performance during a season in elite female basketball players. Methods: This literature review used a structured methodology to examine the impact of different training loads on the physiological responses of elite female basketball players over 20 years of age during a season. To collect the data for our study, 4 bibliographic databases (PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and Pro Quest) were used using the Jab Ref program. According to a hybrid of sports scientific methods, we found 60 scientific articles that matched our requirements, integrating anthropometric analysis, body composition, strength tests and speed tests. Conclusions; At the end of this literature review, a more in-depth understanding of the complex effects of training loads on physiological responses and sports performance in female basketball players during competitive sports seasons has been formed. It is for you emphasized the lack of studies on elite women's basketball in Albania in performance evaluation.

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Lleshi, E., & Kurti, S. (2024). Approaches on physiological changes in the performance of elite female basketball players: Literature summary. Scientific Journal of Sport and Performance, 3(2), 238–250.
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Enkeleida Lleshi, Sports University of Tirana

Sports Research Institute. Department of Sports Performance.

Salvator Kurti, Sports University of Tirana

Department of Sports. Faculty of Movement Science.


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