Applied physiology of rugby league.

  title={Applied physiology of rugby league.},
  author={John Brewer and John A. Davis},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={20 3},
Rugby League is a game of physical contact that involves low-intensity, aerobic exercise, combined with periods of intermittent, intensive anaerobic exercise. Matches consist of two halves, each of 40 minutes, separated by a 10-minute recovery period, and are contested by 2 teams of 13 players (6 forwards and 7 backs). Whilst the amount of time spent by individual players on low-intensity exercise exceeds the duration of high-intensity exercise, the nature of the high-intensity efforts… CONTINUE READING

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