Match intensity and pacing strategies in rugby league: an examination of whole-game and interchanged players, and winning and losing teams.

@article{Black2014MatchIA,
  title={Match intensity and pacing strategies in rugby league: an examination of whole-game and interchanged players, and winning and losing teams.},
  author={Georgia M. Black and Tim J. Gabbett},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={
          1507-16
        }
}
There is currently limited information on whether pacing occurs during rugby league match play. In addition, to date no research has investigated whether pacing strategies differ between winning and losing teams. This study investigated the pacing strategies of whole-game and interchanged rugby league players. Furthermore, we investigated the pacing strategies of winning and losing teams. Fifty-two rugby league players, from a sample of 11 teams competing in a semi-elite competition, underwent… CONTINUE READING
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