Table 2

 Distribution of weekly training in professional football clubs

Training modalityPremiership (N = 8)Division 1 (N = 10)Division 2 (N = 6)Division 3 (N = 6)
Values are mean (SD) (minutes/week). N represents the number of clubs in a particular division participating in the study. n represents the number of clubs that responded to a particular mode of training.
Endurance605 (516) (n = 5)678 (439) (n = 9)654 (373) (n = 5)352 (289) (n = 3)
Strength/resistance614 (172) (n = 7)403 (204) (n = 9)440 (165) (n = 3)317 (274) (n = 3)
Flexibility735 (458) (n = 7)978 (1084) (n = 8)537 (234) (n = 3)421 (239) (n = 3)
Total1954 (814) (n = 5)2058 (1134) (n = 8)1631 (202) (n = 3)1090 (529) (n = 3)
Proportion of flexibility training (%)37.647.532.938.6