Individual Study / Beaven et al.; J Strength Cond Res. 2014

Movement and Physiological Demands of International and Regional Men's Touch Rugby Matches

Movement and Physiological Demands of International and Regional Men's Touch Rugby Matches

Initiatives -
The purpose of this study was to quantify and compare the internal and external match demands on international and regional standard male touch players. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2013

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Beaven RP, Highton JM, Thorpe MC, Knott EV, Twist C. Movement and physiological demands of international and regional men's touch Rugby matches. J Strength Cond Res. 2014;28(11):3274‐3279. doi:10.1519/JSC.0000000000000535

PUBMED 24832976

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
21
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Using an independent cohort design, this study examined the match-running demands, HR, and perceptual responses during competitive international and regional touch matches. Twenty-one international and regional touch players were analyzed during competitive matches from official international and regional tournaments during the 2013 season.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United Kingdom
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment

Number of participants

Number of participants
21
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
Portable GPS technology, HR, and session rating of perceived exertion (s-RPE) responses were used to assess external and internal match demands.
Start Date
2013-01
End Date
2013-12
Data sources
  • Geospatial technology
    • Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) (e.g. GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, etc.)
    • session rating of perceived exertion