Development and Validation of Match Analysis System of Playing Ability on Women Soccer Teams

Abstract :

The purpose of the study was to develop and validate a match analysis system of playing ability on women soccer teams. To achieve the purpose of the study the top four teams those who participated in the Bharathidasan University Inter-Collegiate Soccer Tournament 2014-15 for Women held at Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu were only selected. The teams were Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, Government Arts College for Women, Kumbakonam, Shrimati Indira Gandhi College, Tiruchirappalli and H.H. The Rajah’s College, Pudukkottai. The age of the women soccer players were ranged from 18 to 25 years. In this study Software was developed by the investigator with the help of computer experts for analyzing the Soccer matches. The entire process of designing and developing digital match analysis system was done with the help of Microsoft .Net 3.5 (C#). Front end .Net 3.5 (C#) and backend Microsoft SQL Server 2005. A pilot work was done during practice match to see its effectiveness. The data was collected during the real time match. The shortcomings in the software were corrected during the stage of pilot work. The Match reports were circulated among the coaches of both team and media person for their analysis. It was concluded that the digital match analysing system would be very much helpful to the Coaches, Players, media persons and Physical Educationists in enhancing the performance level of the Soccer players. The outcome of the study might act as a tool to analyse the team & individual performance in the game of Soccer. At the end it was concluded with possible enhancements in the project, it would take us to the next level in digital match analysis system in Soccer.

Author Name : A.Doulath Begum & Dr.J.Suganthi

Keywords: Match Analysis, Development, Soccer.