Kontakt

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Irene_Faber

Institut für Sportwissenschaft  (» Postanschrift)

https://uol.de/sport

Publikationen

Publikationen

see also:  ORCID  |  publons  |  ResearchGate

Peer-reviewed international journal articles

 

2021

Faber, I. R.*, Koopmann, T.*, Büsch, D., & Schorer, J. (2021). Developing a tool to assess technical skills in talented youth table tennis players - a multi-method approach combining professional and scientific literature and coaches’ perspectives. Sports Medicine – Open.https://doi.org/10.1186/s40798-021-00327-5

Faber, I. R., Sloot, L., Hoogeveen, L., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Schorer, J. (2021). Western Approaches for the Identification and Development of Talent in Schools and Sports Contexts from 2009 to 2019 - a Literature Review. High Ability Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13598139.2021.1900792 
 

Jansen, M. G. T., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Hoekstra, A. E., Faber, I. R., Huijgen, B. C. H. (2021). Design of a tennis-specific agility test (TAT) for monitoring talented tennis players. Accepted for publication in Journal of Human Kinetics.
 

Jansen, M. G. T., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Hoekstra, A. E., Faber, I. R., Huijgen, B. C. H. (2021). Measuring agility in tennis, badminton, and squash - A systematic review. Strength and Conditioning Journal. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000640
 

Teunissen, J. W., Ter Welle, S., Platvoet, S., Faber, I. R., Pion, J., & Lenoir, M. (2021) Similarities and differences between sports subserving systematic talent transfer and development: the case of paddle sports. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 24(2), 200-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2020.09.005
 

 

2020

Zhao, K., Hohmann, A., Faber, I. R., Chang, Y., & Gao, B. (2020). A 2-year longitudinal follow-up of performance characteristics in Chinese male elite youth athletes from swimming and racket sports. PloS one 15(10): e0239155. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239155  
 

Faber, I. R., Zamoscinska, M., Teunissen, J. W., & Pion, J. (2020). The relationship between sport-specific training and a perceptuo-motor skills assessment as part of talent identification in young table tennis players (8-10 years). International Journal of Racket Sport Science, 2(1), 42-54. https://journal.racketsportscience.org/index.php/ijrss/article/view/14
 

Schorer, J., Faber, I. R., Koopmann, T., Büsch, D., & Baker, J. (2020). The predictive value of technical and tactical notational analyses by coaches on the long-term success of female handball talents. Journal of Sports Sciences, 38(19), 2208-2214. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1776923
 

Koopmann, T., Faber, I. R., Baker, J., & Schorer, J. (2020). Assessing Technical Skills in Talented Youth Athletes – A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine, 50, 1593-1611. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01299-4
 

Faber, I. R., Martinent, G., Cece, V., & Schorer, J. (2020). Are performance trajectories associated with relative age in French top 100 youth table tennis players? – A longitudinal approach. PloS one, 15(4), e0231926. https://doi.org/.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231926
 

Koopmann, T., Faber, I. R., Baker, J., & Schorer, J. (2020). Mini Review: Assessing technical skills in youth athletes using sports biomechanical methods. ISBS Proceedings Archive 38(1), article 63. https://commons.nmu.edu/isbs/vol38/iss1/63/
 

Faber, I. R.*, Liu, M.*, Cece, V., Jie, R., Martinent, G., Schorer, J., & Elferink-Gemser, M. T. (2020). The interaction between within-year and between-year effects across ages in elite table tennis in international and national contexts – A further exploration of relative age effects in sports. High Ability Studies, 31(1), 115-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13598139.2019.1596071
 

Zamoscinska, M., Faber, I. R., & Büsch D. (2020) Do older adults with reduced bone mineral density benefit from strength training? – A Critically Appraised Topic. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 29, 833-840. https://doi.org/.org/10.1123/jsr.2019-0170
  

 

2019

Faber, I. R., Pion, J., Willemse, B., Schipper, W., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2019). Is the level of eye-hand coordination and executive functioning related to performance in para table tennis players? International Journal of Racket Sport Science,1(1), 45-60. https://journal.racketsportscience.org/index.php/ijrss/article/view/34
 

Faber, I. R., Pion, J., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2019). The benefits of the 5-week Table Stars @school program as part of physical education in primary schools - A pilot intervention study. International Journal of Racket Sport Science, 1(1), 3-15.
https://journal.racketsportscience.org/index.php/ijrss/article/view/30
 

Faber, I. R. (2019): The talent quest – comment on Baker & Wattie Current Issues in Sport Science, 4:103. https://doi.org/.org/10.15203/CISS_2019.103 This is a commentary on a CISS report article authored by Baker, J. & Wattie, N. (2018). Innate talent in sport: Separating myth from reality. Current Issues in Sport Science, 3:006. https://doi.org/.org/10.15203/CISS_2018.006
 

Fuchs, M., Faber, I. R., & Lames, M. (2019). Game characteristics in elite para table tennis. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12662-019-00575-4
 

 

2018

Elferink-Gemser, M. T.*, Faber, I. R.*, Visscher, C., Hung, T. M., de Vries, S. J., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2018). Higher-level cognitive functions in Dutch elite and sub-elite table tennis players. PloS one, 13(11), e0206151. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0206151  
 

Faber I. R. & Lames M. (2018). Editorial. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(23), 2631. https://doi.org/.org/10.1080/02640414.2018.1519206
 

Platvoet, S.*, Faber, I.*, De Niet, M., Pion, J., Kannekens, R., Elferink-Gemser, M., & Visscher, C. (2018). Development of a tool to assess fundamental movement skills in applied settings. In Frontiers in Education (Vol. 3, p. 75). Frontiers. https://doi.org/.org/10.3389/feduc.2018.00075 
 

Doherty, S. A. P., Martinent, G., Martindale, A., & Faber, I. R. (2018). Determinants for table tennis performance in elite Scottish youth players using a multidimensional approach: A pilot study. High Ability Studies, 29(2), 241-254. https://doi.org/.org/10.1080/13598139.2018.1496069
 

Martinent, G., Cece, V., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Faber, I. R., & Decret, J. C. (2018). The prognostic relevance of psychological factors with regard to participation and success in table-tennis. Journal of Sports Sciences, 6(23), 2724-2731. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2018.1476730
 

Robertson, K., Pion, J., Mostaert, M., Wazir, M. R. W., N., Kramer, T., Faber, I. R., Vansteenkiste, P., & Lenoir, M. (2018) A coaches’ perspective on the contribution of anthropometry, physical performance, and motor coordination in racquet sports. Journal of Sports Sciences, 3(23), 2706-2715. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2018.1441941
 

Lichtenberg, M. C., Koster, C. H., Teunissen, L. P., Oosterveld, F. G., Harmsen, A. M., Haverkamp, D., ... & Faber, I. R. (2018). Does the Lever Sign Test Have Added Value for Diagnosing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Ruptures? The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 6(3), 2325967118759631.  https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967118759631
 

Faber, I. R., Pion, J., Munivrana, G., Faber, N. R., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2018). Does a perceptuomotor skills assessment have added value to detect talent for table tennis in primary school children? Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(23), 2716-2723. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1316865
 

 

2017 and before

van de Water, T., Huijgen, B., Faber, I., & Elferink-Gemser, M. (2017). Assessing cognitive performance in badminton players: a reproducibility and validity study. Journal of human kinetics, 55(1), 149-159. https://doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0014
 

Faber, I. R., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Oosterveld, F. G., Twisk, J. W., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2017). Can an early perceptuo-motor skills assessment predict future performance in youth table tennis players? An observational study (1998–2013). Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(6), 593-601. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1180421
 

Faber, I. R., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Faber, N. R., Oosterveld, F. G., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2016). Can perceptuo-motor skills assessment outcomes in young table tennis players (7–11 years) predict future competition participation and performance? An observational prospective study. PloS one, 11(2), e0149037. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149037
 

Faber, I. R., Bustin, P. M., Oosterveld, F. G., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2016). Assessing personal talent determinants in young racquet sport players: a systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(5), 395-410. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1061201
 

Faber, I. R., Nijhuis-Van Der Sanden, M. W., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., & Oosterveld, F. G. (2015). The Dutch motor skills assessment as tool for talent development in table tennis: a reproducibility and validity study. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(11), 1149-1158. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.986503
 

Faber, I. R., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Oosterveld, F. G., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2014). Revision of two test items of the Dutch motor skills assessment measuring ball control in young table tennis players: a reproducibility and validity study. Annals of Research in Sport and Physical Education, 5, 53-69. https://doi.org/10.14195/2182-7087_5_10
 

Faber, I. R., Oosterveld, F. G., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. (2014). Does an eye-hand coordination test have added value as part of talent identification in table tennis? A validity and reproducibility study. PloS one, 9(1), e85657. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085657
 

Faber, I. R., Nienhuis, B., Rijs, N. P., Geurts, A. C., & Duysens, J. (2008). Is the modified Tardieu scale in semi‐standing position better associated with knee extension and hamstring activity in terminal swing than the supine Tardieu?. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, .50(5), 382-387.https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.02056.x 
 

Kempers, M. J. E., Van der Sluijs Veer, L., Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G., Kooistra, L., Wiedijk, B. M., Faber, I., ... & Vulsma, T. (2006). Intellectual and motor development of young adults with congenital hypothyroidism diagnosed by neonatal screening. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 91(2), 418-424. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2005-1209
 

 

Book chapters

 

Faber, I. R., Damsma, T., & Pion, J. (2021). Chapter 8: Finding talent and establishing the road to excellence in table tennis – The Dutch Case. In: J. Baker, S. Cobley, & J. Schorer. Talent Identification and Development in Sport: International Perspectives 2nd edition (pp. 115-129). London: Routledge.
 

Pion, J., Teunissen, J. W., Ter Welle, S., Spruijtenburg, G., Faber, I. R., & Lenoir, M. (2021). Chapter 13: How similarities and differences between sports lead to talent transfer: A process approach. In: J. Baker, S. Cobley, & J. Schorer. Talent Identification and Development in Sport: International Perspectives 2nd edition (pp. 184-196). London: Routledge.
 

Schorer, J., Roden, I., Büsch, D., & Faber, I.R. (2020). Relative Age Effects are developmental! The necessity of looking at more than one time point. In: J. C. Dixon, S. Horton, L. Chittle, & J. Baker. Relative Age Effects in Sport. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003030737 
 

 

Other publications(e.g. proceedings/professional articles)

 

2021

Faber I. R. & Van de Wal, M. (2021). Tafeltennis transformeert. Van mannensport naar sport voor iedereen. Sportgericht 75(2), 28-33.

Faber I. R. & Van de Wal, M. (2021). De combi meisjes/dames en tafeltennis. Waar staan we? VISIE 83.
 

 

2020

Koopmann, T., Faber I. R., Büsch, D., & Schorer, J. (2020). Vorsprung durch Technik: Ein Serviceforschungsprojekt zur Technikbewertung bei jungen Tischtennisspieler*innen. Trainerbrief 3.2020, 10-11.
 

 

2019

Faber, I. R. (2019). Relatieve leeftijdseffecten in de jeugdsport uitgediept. [In-depth analysis of relative age effects in youth sports.] Sportgericht,73(5), 32-35.
 

Engwerda, I., Faber, I. R., Kempe, M., & Elferink-Gemser, M. T. (2019). Judo in kaart - Testen voor een multidimensionaal talent profiel. [Judo on track – Tools to map an multi-dimensional profile.] Sportgericht 73(4), 28-33.
 

Faber, I. R. (2019). Jong geleerd... VISIE, 80, 5-7.
 

 

2017 and before

Pion, J., & Faber, I. R. (2017). Tafeltennistalent gezocht! Ondersteuning van breedte- en topsport door bewegingswetenschappers. VISIE, 77, 5-8.
 

Faber, I. R. (2017). Pilot study ‘Profiling international elite youth table tennis players using a multidimensional approach’. Short report for the European Table Tennis Union / ITTF’s Sports Science and Medical Committee.
 

Liu, M., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Cece, V., Martinent, G., & Faber, I. R. (2017). Does the relative age effect axist in table tennis? – A cross-cultural study in male youth players (14-16 Years). Proceedings of the second international forum on the development of table tennis. Shanghai, China.
 

Faber, I. R., Oosterveld, F. G. J., van den Heuvel, S. C. G. H., Bustin, P. M. J., Elferink-Gemser M. T., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2017). Hohes Potenzial und der Weg in die internationale Spitze. Die Sichtweisen von Spitzenspielern und ihren Trainern. Trainerbrief. 1, 8-14.
 

Faber, I. R., Oosterveld, F. G. J., van den Heuvel, S. C. G. H., Bustin, P. M. J., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2016). High potential in table tennis from the perspectives of elite players and their youth trainers: an explorative qualitative study [Short report]. Proceedings book of the 14th ITTF Sports Science Congress and 5th World Racquet Sports Congress, 619-620.
 

Faber, I. R., Elferink-Gemser, M. T., Oosterveld, F. G. J., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2016). Worin besteht der (Mehr-)Wert motorischer Testverfahren im Rahmen der Sichtung und Förderung von Talenten? Trainerbrief. 1, 4-10.
 

Oldenhuis, P., Teunissen, L., & Faber, I. R. (2016). Prestatiebevorderend rekken, kan dat? [Performance enhancing stretching, is that possible?] Sportgericht, 70(2): 36-40.
 

Speerstra, R., Faber, I. R., & Teunissen, L. (2015). Kunnen voetbalspecifieke veldtesten blessures voorspellen? [Can football specific tests predict injuries?] Sportgericht, 69(6): 30-32.
 

Van den Brink, E., & Faber, I. R. (2014). Weer sporten na een inversietrauma! Side Hop Test en Agility T-test ondersteunen ‘return to play’ beslissing. [Return to sport after an ankle sprain! Side Hop Test and Agility T-test support decision making.] Sportgericht, 70(4): 15-17.
 

Faber, I. R., Oosterveld, F. G. J., & Nijhuis-Van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2014). Talenten vangen! Een nieuwe test voor oog-hand coördinatie. [Talent catch! A new test for eye-hand coordination.] Sportgericht, 68(2): 20-23.
 

Faber, I. R., Oosterveld, F. G. J., & Nijhuis-van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2012). Evaluatie van een oog-hand coördinatie test ten aanzien van het discriminerend vermogen bij talentvolle en minder talentvolle jeugdsporters. E-journal: Saxion University of Applied Science, Conferentie ‘Onderzoek voor een vitale regio’.http://www.saxionbibliotheek.nl/ojs/index.php/vitale_regio/article/view/26/25 
 

Faber, I. R. (2010). Meten is weten, ook binnen de tafeltennissport? Een stap naar een wetenschappelijk fundament voor talentherkenning. [Measuring provide knowledge, also within table tennis? A step to an evidence-based fundament for talent identification.] VISIE 69: 27-29.
 

Faber, I. R., & Nijhuis-van der Sanden, M. W. G. (2007). The Movement Assessment Battery for Children used in young adults; a validity and reliability study. Published as part of the Manual of the Movement Assessment Battery for Children - 2nd Edition.
 

Faber, I. R., Weerdesteyn, V., Van de Meent, H., & Geurts, A. C. H. (2006). Determinanten van afwijkende looppatronen bij kinderen met een cerebrale parese. [Determinants of gait patterns in children with cerebral palsy.] Keypoint.
 

 

Monographs

 

Dissertation:

Faber, I. R. (2016) Diamonds in the rough. Searching for high potential in youth table tennis players. Twello, The Netherlands. ISBN/EAN: 978-94-92380-02-9.
 

Master thesis:

Faber I. R. (2004). The movement assessment battery for children. Standardization and reliability of age band 5: Young adults. Unpublished manuscript
 

Bachelor thesis:

Faber, I. R. (2001) What is the added value of the implemented peroneus stimulator compared to other solutions as part of the treatment of a drop-foot within patients suffering from a stroke.  
 

 

(Stand: 09.06.2021)