The New Zealand rugby injury and performance project. IV. Anthropometric and physical performance comparisons between positional categories of senior A rugby players.

@article{Quarrie1996TheNZ,
  title={The New Zealand rugby injury and performance project. IV. Anthropometric and physical performance comparisons between positional categories of senior A rugby players.},
  author={Kenneth L Quarrie and Phil J Handcock and M J Toomey and Anna E. Waller},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={53-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of a sample of senior A club rugby players and to highlight differences between the positional categories of the players within the forwards and backs. METHODS 94 senior A male rugby players were assessed on a number of anthropometric and physical performance assessments. The forwards were categorised into props, hookers, locks, and loose forwards. Backs were categorised into inside, midfield, and outside backs… CONTINUE READING