Research Topics


1. Performance Analysis

A) Collective behaviour

B) Skill acquisition and creativity

C) Small-sided games and constraint-led approaches



Publications 2015 CreativeLab/CIDESD


Publications 2014 CreativeLab/CIDESD


Publications 2013 CreativeLab/CIDESD




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Aguiar, M., Gonçalves, B., Botelho, G., Lemmink, K., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Footballers’ movement behaviour during 2-, 3-, 4-and 5-a-side small-sided games. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(12), 1259-1266.

Azevedo R, Mourão P, Abade E, & Carvalho A. (2015). Is it important to know the load mass in lifting tasks to prevent falls? Work, doi:10.3233/WOR-152009.

Cañadas, M., Ibáñez, S. J., & Leite, N. (2015). A novice coach's planning of the technical and tactical content of youth basketball training: A case study. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(2), 572-587.

Casanova N, Palmeira-de-Oliveira A, Pereira A, C. L., Travassos B, & Costa, A. (2015). Cortisol, testosterone and mood state variation during an official female football competition. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, Jul 08 [EPUB ahead of print].

Coutinho, D., Gonçalves, B., Figueira, B., Abade, E., Marcelino, R., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Typical weekly workload of under 15, under 17, and under 19 elite Portuguese football players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(12), 1229-1237.

Esteves, P. T., Araújo, D., Vilar, L., Travassos, B., Davids, K., & Esteves, C. (2015). Angular relationships regulate coordination tendencies of performers in attacker-defender dyads in team sports. Human Movement Science, 40, 264-272. doi:10.1016/j.humov.2015.01.003.

Esteves, P. T., Silva, P., Vilar, L., Travassos, B., Duarte, R., Arede, J., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Space occupation near the basket shapes collective behaviours in youth basketball. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-7.

Folgado, H., Duarte, R., Marques, P., & Sampaio, J. (2015). The effects of congested fixtures period on tactical and physical performance in elite football. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(12), 1238-1247.

Gómez, M. Á., Lorenzo, A., Jiménez, S., Navarro, R. M., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Examining Choking in Basketball: Effects of Game Outcome and Situational Variables During Last 5 Minutes and Overtimes. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 120(1), 111-124.

Gómez, M.-Á., Battaglia, O., Lorenzo, A., Lorenzo, J., Jiménez, S., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Effectiveness during ball screens in elite basketball games. Journal of Sports Sciences (ahead-of-print), 1-9.

Lago-Peñas, C., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Just how important is a good season start? Overall team performance and financial budget of elite soccer clubs. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(12), 1214-1218.

Liu, H., Gómez, M.-A., Gonçalves, B., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Technical performance and match-to-match variation in elite football teams. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-10.

Liu, H., Gomez, M.-Á., Lago-Peñas, C., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Match statistics related to winning in the group stage of 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(12), 1205-1213.

Mateus N, Sara Santos, Luís Vaz, Isabel Gomes, & Leite, N. (2015). The effect of a physical literacy and differential learning program in motor, technical and tactical basketball skills. . Revista de Psicologia del Deporte, 24(3), 73-76.

Mateus, N., Gonçalves, B., Abade, E., Liu, H., Torres-Ronda, L., Leite, N., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Game-to-game variability of technical and physical performance in NBA players. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(3), 764-776.

Paixão, P., Sampaio, J., Almeida, C. H., & Duarte, R. (2015). How does match status affects the passing sequences of top-level European soccer teams? International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(1), 229-240.

Prieto, J., Gómez, M.-Á., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Players' exclusions effects on elite handball teams' scoring performance during close games. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(3), 983-996.

Sampaio, J., Leser, R., Baca, A., Calleja-Gonzalez, J., Coutinho, D., Gonçalves, B., & Leite, N. (2015). Defensive pressure affects basketball technical actions but not the time-motion variables. Journal of Sport and Health Science, doi:10.1016/j.jshs.2015.01.011.

Sampaio, J., McGarry, T., Calleja-González, J., Sáiz, S. J., Schelling, X., & Balciunas, M. (2015). Exploring game performance in the national basketball association using player tracking data. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0132894.

Sánchez-Moreno, J., Marcelino, R., Mesquita, I., & Ureña, A. (2015). Analysis of the rally length as a critical incident of the game in elite male volleyball. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(2), 620-631.

Santos, S., Mateus, N., Gonçalves, B., Silva, A., Sampaio, J., & Leite, N. (2015). The influence of previous sport experiences in transfer of behavior patterns among team sports. Revista de Psicologia del Deporte, 24, 89-92.

Sarmento, H., Bradley, P., & Travassos, B. (2015). The Transition from Match Analysis to Intervention: Optimising the Coaching Process in Elite Futsal. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(2), 471-488.

Silva, P., Esteves, P., Correia, V., Davids, K., Araújo, D., & Garganta, J. (2015). Effects of manipulations of player numbers vs. field dimensions on inter-individual coordination during small-sided games in youth football. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 641-659. doi:citeulike-article-id:13681668.

Torres-Ronda, L., Gonçalves, B., Marcelino, R., Torrents, C., Vicente, E., & Sampaio, J. (2015). Heart Rate, Time-Motion, and Body Impacts When Changing the Number of Teammates and Opponents in Soccer Small-Sided Games. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 29(10), 2723-30.

2013
Moreno, E., Gómez, M., Lago, C. & Sampaio, J. (2013). Effects of starting quarter score, game location, and quality of opposition in quarter score in elite women’s basketball. Kinesiology 45(1):48-54. IF=0.405

Sampaio, J., Lago, C., Gonçalves, B., Maçãs, V. & Leite, N. (2013). Effects of pacing, status and unbalance in time motion variables, heart rate and tactical behaviour when playing 5-a-side football small-sided games. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. DOI (10.1016/j.jsams.2013.04.005). IF= 3.034

Gómez, M., Lorenzo, A., Ibáñez, S. & Sampaio, J. (2013). Ball possession effectiveness in men's and women's elite basketball according to situational variables in different game periods. Journal of Sports Sciences. DOI (10.1080/02640414.2013.792942). IF= 1.93

Serrano, J., Shahidan, S., Voser, R. & Leite, N. (2013) Incidência e fatores de risco de lesões em jogadores de futsal portugueses. Revista Brasileira de Medicina no Esporte, 19(2): 125-132. IF=0.17.

Vaz, L., Abade, E.; Fernandes, H.; Reis, V. (2013) Cross-training in rugby: A review of research and practical suggestions. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 13(1):225 -237 (13).

Garcia, J., Ibáñez, S., Martinez, R., Leite, N. & Sampaio, J. (2013). Identifying Basketball Performance Indicators in Regular Season and Playoff Games. Journal of Human Kinetics, 36: 161–168. IF=0.4


Book Chapters:

Alves, N. & Sampaio, J. (2013) A utilização dos bloqueios diretos iniciais na Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol e na Liga ACB de Espanha em função dos fatores situacionais (local, status e momento do jogo). In: Volossovotch, A. Ferreira, A. (Eds) Fundamentos e aplicações em análise do jogo, (pp. 249-274).

Maçãs, V. (2013) Contributo da análise do jogo para o rendimento coletivo da equipa de futebol com base no conhecimento tático.In: Volossovotch, A. Ferreira, A. (Eds) Fundamentos e aplicações em análise do jogo, (pp. 179-197).





2012

 
Leite, N. & Sampaio, J. (2012). Long-Term Athletic Development Across Different Age Groups and Gender from Portuguese Basketball Players. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 7 (2): 285-300. IF=1.1
 
Oliveira, T., Gómez, M. & Sampaio, J. (2012). Effects of Game Location, Period, and Quality of Opposition In Elite Handball Performances. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 114 (3): 783-794. IF=0.487
 
Aguiar, M., Botelho, G., Lago, C., Maçãs, V. & Sampaio, J. (2012). A Review on the Effects of Soccer Small-Sided Games. Journal of Human Kinetics, 33: 103–113. IF=0.4
 
Sampaio, J & Maçãs, V. (2012). Measuring Tactical Behaviour in Football. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 33(05): 395-401. IF= 2.4

Abrantes, C.; Nunes, M.; Leite, N. & Sampaio, J. (2012) Effects of the number of players and game type constraints on heart rate, rpe and technical actions of soccer small-sided games. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26: 976-981. IF=1.8

Aguiar, M., Botelho, G., Gonçalves, B., & Sampaio, J. (2012). Physiological responses and activity profiles of football small-sided games. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. IF=1.8

Duarte, R.; Araújo, D.; Davids, K.; Gazimba, V. & Sampaio, J. (2012) Interpersonal coordination tendencies shape 1-vs-1 sub-phase performance outcomes in youth soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30:871-877. IF=1.9

Vaz, L., Leite, N., João, P., Gonçalves, B. & Sampaio, J. (2012) Differences between experienced and novice rugby union players during small-sided games. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 115(2): 594–604. IF=0.487




 
2011
 
Marcelino, R., Mesquita, I., & Sampaio, J. (2011). Effects of quality of opposition and match status in volleyball high-level performances. Journal of Sports Sciences, 29 (7):733-741.

Sampaio, J., Gómez, M., & Lago, C. (2011). Brief Exploration Of Short And Mid-Term Timeout Effects On Basketball Scoring According To Situational Variables. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-6.

Gómez, M., Gimenez, S., Lago, C., & Sampaio, J. (2011). Effects of coaches' timeouts on basketball teams' performances according to score differences and game period. European Journal of Sport Science, 11(5):303-308. 

Gómez, Miguel A.; Gómez-Lopez, Maite; Lago, Carlos; Sampaio, Jaime (2011) Effects of game location and final outcome on game-related statistics in each zone of the pitch in professional football. European Journal of Sport Science, iFirst (DOI:10.1080/17461391.2011.566373).

Leite, Nuno; Gómez, Miguel; Lorenzo, Alberto; Sampaio, Jaime (2011) Los contenidos de entrenamiento en baloncesto en función de las etapas de preparación deportiva a largo plazo. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, Vol 20, no.2, 287-303.

Leite, Nuno; Coelho, Eduarda; Sampaio, Jaime (2011) Assessing the Importance Given by Basketball Coaches to Training Contents. Journal of Human Kinetics volume 30, 115-122.

 
2010
 
Gómez, M., Gomez, M., Lago, C., & Sampaio, J. (2010). Effects of game location and final outcome on game statistics in professional football. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-6.

Leite, N., & Sampaio, J. (2010). Early Sport Involvement In Portuguese Young Basketball Players. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 111(3), 669-680.

Lorenzo, A., Gomez, M. A., Ortega, E., Ibanez, S. J., & Sampaio, J. (2010). Game related statistics which discriminate between winning and losing under-16 male basketball games. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 9(4), 664-668.

Sampaio, J., Lago, C., Casais, L., & Leite, N. (2010). Effects of starting score-line, game location, and quality of opposition in basketball quarter score. European Journal of Sport Science, 10(6), 391-396. 

Vicente, J., Leite, N., Mesquita, I., & Sampaio, J. (2010). Gender differences in discriminative power of volleyball game-related statistics. Perceptual & Motor Skills (111), 893-900.

Sampaio, J.; Lago, C. & Drinkwater, E. (2010) Explanations for the United States of America's dominance in basketball in the Beijing Olympic Games (2008). Journal of Sports Sciences, 2, 147-152.

Sampaio, J.; Drinkwater, E. & Leite, N. (2010) Effects of season period, team quality and playing time on basketball players’ game related statistics. European Journal of Sport Science, 2, 141-149.

Lago, C.; Casais, L.; Dominguez, E. & Sampaio, J. (2010) The effects of situational variables on distance covered at various speeds in elite soccer. European Journal of Sport Science, 2, 103-109.

Gómez, M.; Lorenzo, A.; Ibáñez, S.; Ortega, E.; Leite, N. & Sampaio, J. (2010) An analysis of defensive strategies used by home and away basketball teams. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 110(1):159-66.
 
2009

Marcelino, R.; Mesquita, I.; Sampaio, J. & Anguera, T. (2009) Ventaja de jugar en casa en Voleibol de alto rendimiento. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 18, 181 - 196.

Marcelino, R.; Mesquita, I.; P., José M.; Sampaio, J. (2009) Home advantage in high-level volleyball varies according to set number. Journal of Sport Science & Medicine, 8: 352 - 356.

Gómez, M.; Lorenzo, A.; Ortega, E.; Sampaio, J. & Ibáñez, S. (2009) Game related statistics discriminating between starters and nonstarters players in women’s national basketball association league (WNBA). Journal of Sport Science & Medicine, 8: 278 - 283.

Ibáñez, S.; García, J.; Feu, S.; Lorenzo, A. & Sampaio, J. (2009) Effects of consecutive basketball games on the game-related statistics that discriminate winner and losing teams. Journal of Sport Science & Medicine, 8: 458 - 462.

Leite, N.; Baker, J. & Sampaio, J. (2009) Paths to expertise in portuguese national team athletes. Journal of Sport Science & Medicine, 8, 560-566.

Vaz, L.; Van Rooyen, M. & Sampaio, J. (2009) Rugby game-related statistics that discriminate between winning and losing teams in IRB and Super Twelve close games. Journal of Sport Science & Medicine, 9, 51-55.

Leite, N.; Vaz, L.; Maçãs, V. & Sampaio, J. (2009) Coaches Perceived Importance of Tactical Items in Basketball Players' Long-Term Development. Revista De Psicologia Del Deporte, 18, 481-485.

Leite, N.; Vaz, L.; Maçãs, V. & Sampaio, J. (2009) Coaches perceived importance of drills items in basketball players' long-term development. Revista De Psicologia Del Deporte, 18, 457-461.

Sampaio, J.; Abrantes, C. & Leite, N. (2009) Power, heart rate and perceived exertion responses to 3x3 and 4x4 basketball small-sided games. Revista De Psicologia Del Deporte, 18, 463-467.

Navarro, R.; Lorenzo, A.; Gómez, M. Sampaio, J. (2009) Analysis of the critical moments in the league ACB 2007-08. Revista De Psicologia Del Deporte, 18, 391-395.
 
2008

Ibañez, S.; Sampaio, J.; Feu, S.; Lorenzo, A.; Gómez, M. & Ortega, E (2008) Basketball game-related statistics that discriminate between teams’ season-long success. European Journal of Sport Science, 6, 369-372.

Gómez, M.; Lorenzo, A.; Sampaio, J.; Ibañez, S. & Ortega, E. (2008) Game-related statistics that discriminated winning and losing teams from the Spanish men’s professional basketball teams. Collegium Antropologicum, 32, 451-456.

Sampaio, J.; Ibañez, S.; Gómez, M. & Lorenzo, A. (2008) Game location influences Basketball players’ performances across playing positions. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 39, 205-216.