Preliminary evidence of transient fatigue and pacing during interchanges in rugby league.

@article{Waldron2013PreliminaryEO,
  title={Preliminary evidence of transient fatigue and pacing during interchanges in rugby league.},
  author={Mark Waldron and Jamie M Highton and Matthew Daniels and Craig Twist},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={157-64}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to quantify changes in heart rate (HR) and movement speeds in interchanged and whole-match players during 35 elite rugby league performances. METHODS Performances were separated into whole match, interchange bout 1, and interchange bout 2 and further subdivided into match quartiles. Mean percentages of peak HR (%HR(peak)) and total and high-intensity running (> 14 km/h) meters per minute (m/min) were recorded. RESULTS For whole-match players, a decline in high… CONTINUE READING
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