Variability of physical performance and player match loads in professional rugby union.

@article{McLaren2016VariabilityOP,
  title={Variability of physical performance and player match loads in professional rugby union.},
  author={Shaun J McLaren and Matthew Weston and Andrew T. Smith and Rob Cramb and Matthew David Portas},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={493-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the within- and between-player variability of physical performance and player match loads in professional rugby union. DESIGN A single cohort, observational study. METHODS Physical match performance data were collected from 28 male, professional, English Championship players over 15 competitive matches. Using microsensors, the variables selected for analysis were total distance, low-speed running distance, high-speed running distance, very high-speed running distance… CONTINUE READING
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