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Title: Physiological demands of officiating in the game of Rugby Union at the senior level
Authors: Murgatroyd, Paul M.
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: © Paul Murgatroyd
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the physiological demands of officiating in the code of Rugby Union at an elite level and to propose a relevant programme of fitness testing and training arising from the results obtained. A group of ten RFU National Panel referees were selected as subjects and all were analysed performing match duties as both a referee and a touch-judge during a number of level 1 and 2 league matches. Each subject performed a range of laboratory tests to establish various physiological parameters, which were then compared with the match analysis findings of heart rate and total match distances. [Continues.]
Description: A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/33622
Appears in Collections:MPhil Theses (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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