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Retraction Note: Assessing cardiorespiratory fitness of soccer players: is test specificity the issue?–a review

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The original article was published in Sports Medicine - Open 2018 4:28

Correction to: Sports Med Open (2018) 4:28.

https://doi.org/10.1186/s40798-018-0134-3

The editors have retracted this article [1] because it contains substantial text and figure overlap with the following articles [2,3,4,5]. The first author, Monèm Jemni, has not confirmed whether he agrees or disagrees with this retraction; the second and third authors, Mohammad Shoaib Prince and Julien S. Baker, agree with this retraction.

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Jemni, M., Prince, M.S. & Baker, J.S. Retraction Note: Assessing cardiorespiratory fitness of soccer players: is test specificity the issue?–a review. Sports Med - Open 5, 42 (2019) doi:10.1186/s40798-019-0217-9

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