Ángel Iván Fernández-García

Ángel Iván Fernández-García
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Faculty of Health and Sport Science. Department of Physiatry and Nursing

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Introduction
I currently work on: - Sports Science for elderly and health - Match analysis in racket sports

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Publications (35)
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This study aimed: To analyze the effects of 6-month multicomponent training (MCT) and 4-month detraining on functional capacity and frailty among older adults with/at risk of frailty and to analyze the influence of frailty status on training and detraining adaptations. A total of 106 older adults (80.5 ± 6.0 years) were divided into a control (CON)...
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The aims of this study were: 1) to analyse the effects of a 6-month multicomponent training (MCT)on physical fitness of older adults with or at risk of frailty; 2) to study the consequences of a 4-month detraining period; 3) to analyse the influence of frailty status on the training and detraining adaptations. A total of 102 robust, frail and pre-f...
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Physical exercise effects and ageing on fitness may be influenced by nutritional status. This study investigates the effects of a 6-month multicomponent exercise training (MCT) on nutritional status and evaluates if this type of exercise could affect differently body composition and physical fitness depending on the nutritional status of older adul...
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Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of medical conditions associated with several health disorders. MetS and frailty can be related to prolonged physical deconditioning. There is a need to know whether there is concordance between the different ways of diagnosing it and to know their prevalence in Spanish older adults. Thus, the aims of this stu...
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The main objective of this study was to device-assess the levels of physical activity and sedentary behaviour patterns of older adults during the situation prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, home confinement, and phase-0 of the deescalation. We also aimed to analyse the effectiveness of an unsupervised home-based exercise routine to counteract the pot...
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Frailty is a reversible condition, which is strongly related to physical function and nutritional status. Different scales are used to screened older adults and their risk of being frail, however, Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) may be more adequate than others to measure physical function in exercise interventions and has been less studi...
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With aging, bone density is reduced, increasing the risk of suffering osteoporosis and fractures. Increasing physical activity (PA) may have preventive effects. However, until now, no studies have considered movement behaviors with compositional data or its association to bone mass and structure measured by peripheral computed tomography (pQCT). Th...
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The aim of the study was to determine the differences in competition statistics between professional and under-18 (U-18) players by sex. A total of 546 official matches of Grand Slam were selected (268 male and 278 female). The data was obtained from the official website of the tournaments. Different variables related to match time, serve, return a...
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The aging of humans is associated with body composition and function deterioration creating a burden on an individual level, but also on a societal one, resulting in an economic burden that is socially unsustainable. This study aimed to evaluate changes in body composition after a 6-month MCT (multicomponent training) and a 4-month detraining perio...
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Objectives The main objective of this study was to device-assess the levels of physical activity and sedentary behaviour patterns of older adults during the situation prior to COVID-19 pandemic, home-quarantine and the ending of isolation. We also aimed analysing the effectiveness of an unsupervised home-based exercise routine to counteract the pot...
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The multicomponent training (MCT) effect on bone health in frail and pre-frail elders, which is influenced by dietary intake, is still unknown. The objective of this non-randomized intervention trial was to assess the effects of a 6-month MCT on bone structure in frail and pre-frail elders, and to analyse the influence of dietary intake and serum v...
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Aging is associated with the impairment of health and functional capacity, and physical exercise seems to be an effective tool in frailty prevention and treatment. The purpose of this study was to present the methodology used in the EXERNET-Elder 3.0 project that aims to evaluate the immediate and residual effects and of a multicomponent exercise t...
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El objetivo del presente trabajo fue analizar mediante diferentes variables técnico-tácticas el último golpe del punto en jugadores de tenis profesionales, así como estudiar las diferencias que puedan existir en dicha acción entre los ganadores y perdedores del partido y de los juegos. Fueron analizados el 100% de los puntos (n=1639) de la Copa de...
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La utilización de dispositivos inteligentes para observar el efecto de la modificación de reglas y equipamientos deportivos sobre las conducta técnico-táctica en etapas de formación, abre un nuevo campo de estudio en la mejora de los procesos de enseñanza-aprendizaje. El objetivo de estudio es utilizar el sensor inteligente “Zepp Tennis 2.2.1”, par...
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El objetivo del estudio fue conocer las diferencias en las estadísticas de juego relacionadas con el servicio en función de la categoría y la superficie de juego. Se seleccionaron un total de 269 partidos de tenis individuales de Grand Slam (Open de Australia, Wimbledon y Roland Garros) en tres superficies distintas (pista dura, hierba y tierra bat...
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The aim of this study was to examine differences in the performance indicators between winners and losers in male and female high-level tennis players. A total of 128 tennis singles matches played on grass court surface at the London 2012 Olympic Games were analyzed. Data were collected from the official website of the Olympics and the following gr...
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The aim of this study was to compare the serve statistics profile of male and female high-level tennis players. In all, 111 tennis singles matches of the Roland Garros 2015 tennis tournament were collected and 10 variables related to first and second serve were analyzed according to service box (deuce and advantage sides) and landing location (wide...
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The aim of the present study was to determine statistical differences in a set of badminton competition matches in five different modalities with regard to competition level (Group Phase vs. Eliminatory Phase). Data from 453 sets (125 in men’s singles; 108 sets in women’s singles; 77 sets in men’s doubles; 73 in women’s doubles and 70 in mixed doub...
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The competitive performance in tennis practice is determined by the effectiveness of technical tactical action. The main objective of the present study was to design and validate an observational instrument with the aim of analysing the technical-tactical in singles tennis. The instrument uses the stroke as a unit of measure, so that each time a pl...
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Actualmente el avance tecnológico aplicado al deporte es un hecho indiscutible, aspecto que incluye a una especialidad deportiva como el tenis. Dentro de estos cambios, existen actualmente en el mercado diferentes dispositivos que ayudan al análisis técnico y cinemático de los jugadores. En ocasiones, los entrenadores presentan dudas acerca del ren...
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Aims The aim of the present study was to analyze the differences in wheelchair tennis game statistics between winning and losing sets. Methods Data were collected from the 139 sets of 64 matches played by 64 males' players in the 2012 Paralympics Games. The variables studied were grouped in four groups: variables related to serve, to return, to wi...
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p class="a">El objetivo del presente trabajo fue conocer las diferencias en las estadísticas de juego entre dos superficies y determinar los indicadores de rendimiento en jugadores junior de tenis masculinos de alto nivel. Fueron seleccionados un total 62 partidos de tenis individuales de dos Grand Slam (Open Australia y Wimbledon) en dos superfici...
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Introduction From a physiological point of view, performance in volleyball relies mostly on anaerobic power and anthropometry (1-6). Nonetheless a minimum of aerobic capacity is necessary for volleyball players to cope with the demands of training and certain game situations (e.g. long-lasting rallies). Whether two inexpensive tests of aerobic capa...
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Introduction The role of anthropometric and physiological characteristics for sprint in handball has been well documented (1-3); however, less information is available about correlates of sprint with change of direction (COD). The aim of the present study was to examine anthropometric and physiological correlates of 20 m sprint in-line (IL) and wit...
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The aim of this paper was to analyze the differences in match statistics between Men´s singles and Junior Boys Singles in two surfaces, clay court and hard court. Data from 122 matches (60 Men´s Single matches and 62 Junior Boys Single matches) from two Grand Slams of 2014 (Australia Open and Roland Garros) were analyzed. The 11 variables considere...
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The aim of this study was to determine the temporal and gestural structure in female paddle tennis. Eight female paddle tennis match play (semifinal and final) of Padel Pro Tour were selected. Analysis of all games was done following the methods of Anguera (2003). The description of the variables according to previous studies shown below (Mendez-Vi...
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Resumen: El tenis es un deporte con dinámica intermitente, acciones repetitivas y cortas, con golpeos continuos y de intensidad variable. Conocer exactamente la estructura temporal del mismo, es una información esencial de cara a la planificación del entrenamiento. Con lo cual, lo que se pretende en esta revisión es analizar el tenis de competición...
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The aim of this study was to analyse and compare the statistics of the competition in professional wheelchair tennis matches. We selected a total of 27 Grand Slam men’s singles matches (14 Roland Garros and 13 US Open), representing 100% of the matches in these competitions. An analysis of the following variables was done: total length of the match...
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Abstract This study examines entries into the penalty area as a performance indicator that distinguishes between winning, drawing and losing soccer teams. It assesses whether entries into the penalty area are influenced by match status, a player's dismissal and the respective quality of the competing teams. Two observers analysed the relation betwe...
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The aim of the present study was to analyze the differences in tennis game statistics between winning and losing players. The data from 125 matches from Roland Garros and Wimbledom 2012 were analysed, and included matches from second round (round of thirty-two) to the final, inclusive, representing 49,60% of these competition matches. The number of...
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Las situaciones reducidas son un medio de entrenamiento muy utilizado entre los entrenadores, de forma más genérica o de forma contextualizada en el modelo de juego, forman parte del entrenamiento cotidiano del equipo. Las situaciones reducidas también se utilizan como un medio de entrenamiento en iniciación, con el objetivo de facilitar al joven...
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Abstract The aims of this study were to examine the 1) individual playing area, 2) length and width of the rectangle encompassing the individual playing area and 3) distance between the goalkeepers and their nearest team-mates during professional soccer matches and compare these to previously reported pitch sizes for small-sided games (SSGs). Data...

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EXERNET-Elder 3.0 project that aims to evaluate the immediate and residual effects and of a multicomponent exercise training program called Eelder-fit on frailty, fitness, body composition and quality of life.