Thermoregulatory Responses during Competitive Wheelchair Rugby Match Play.

  title={Thermoregulatory Responses during Competitive Wheelchair Rugby Match Play.},
  author={Katy E Griggs and George Havenith and Mike James Price and Barry Mason and Victoria Louise Goosey-Tolfrey},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={38 3},
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a player's physical impairment or activity profile was related to the amount of thermal strain experienced during wheelchair rugby match play. 17 elite wheelchair rugby players played a competitive match, whilst activity profiles, measures of core and skin temperature, heart rate and perceptual responses were taken. Players were divided into 2 groups depending on their physical impairment: players with a cervical spinal cord injury, (n=10) or… CONTINUE READING
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