Player movement patterns and game activities in the Australian Football League.

@article{Dawson2004PlayerMP,
  title={Player movement patterns and game activities in the Australian Football League.},
  author={Brian T Dawson and Rebecca Hopkinson and Ben Appleby and Glenn R. Stewart and Callum Roberts},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={278-91}
}
In the Australian Football League (AFL), specific game movements and activities have not been studied since the 1970s and 1980s and the game is now much faster than it was 20-30 years ago. Using lapsed-time video analysis, AFL players from five different positions (full forward/full back, centre half forward/centre half back, small forward/small back, mid fielders and ruckmen) had their movement patterns (stand, walk, jog, fast-run, sprint, change of direction) and game activities (possessions… CONTINUE READING