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Real-time versus post-game GPS data in team sports

Aughey, Robert J and Falloon, C (2009) Real-time versus post-game GPS data in team sports. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13 (3). pp. 348-349. ISSN 1440-2440

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Abstract

Real-time (RT) GPS is used to monitor performance during Australian Football matches. Typically athlete targets monitored in RT are set from post-game (PG) data. The validity of RT compared to PG data is not yet known. This study compared RT data for key parameters to those obtained PG, using MinimaxX GPS. RT was different to PG for jog 4.2–5.0, run 5.0–6.9, sprint 6.9–10.0ms−1, and total distance (CV = 6.4–19.6%). The signal to noise ratio was low for jog and run distance. For sprint noise exceeded the signal, with the opposite true for total distance. Caution must be applied if using RT data to monitor performance, especially if targets are set for players using PG data.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID19193. sports performance, global positioning systems, GPS, technology in sport, real-time, post-game, Australian football, AFL
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0805 Distributed Computing
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2011 04:03
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2011 04:03
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4129
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