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Modelling training response, performance and injury risk in elite Australian football

Lazarus, Brendan (2019) Modelling training response, performance and injury risk in elite Australian football. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Most team sports involve regular competition over the course of a season. There are several factors thought to affect match outcome in such a structured competition. These factors include days break between matches, match location, travel, team characteristics (age, height, and weight). All these factors can influence the structure of the training program. However, whilst monitoring training in an elite team sport environment is common practice, there are areas yet to be explored. The overall aim of this PhD thesis was to investigate factors affecting team success and the relationship between a global training load measure, match performance, and injury risk in an elite team sport. Three studies were undertaken to explore these ideas.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: team sport; team success; global training load measure; match performance; injury risk; Australian football; global positioning system; training; injury; footballers
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Current > Division/Research > Institute for Health and Sport
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2020 00:58
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2020 00:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/41292
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