The effect of match standard and referee experience on the objective and subjective match workload of English Premier League referees.

@article{Weston2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of match standard and referee experience on the objective and subjective match workload of English Premier League referees.},
  author={Matthew Weston and Stephen A. Bird and Werner F. Helsen and Allan Nevill and C Castagna},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={256-62}
}
The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of match standard and referee experience on the objective and subjective workload of referees during English Premier League and Football League soccer matches. We also examined the relationship between heart rate (HR) and ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) for assessing match intensity in soccer referees. Heart rate responses were recorded using short-range telemetry and RPE scores were collected using a 10-point scale. Analysis revealed a… CONTINUE READING