The Usefulness of Session Rating of Perceived Exertion for Monitoring Training Load Despite Several Influences on Perceived Exertion

in International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
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Despite various contributing factors, session rating of perceived exertion has the potential to affect a large proportion of the global sporting and clinical communities since it is an inexpensive and simple tool that is highly practical and accurately measures an athlete’s outcome of training or competition. Its simplicity can help optimize performance and reduce negative outcomes of hard training in elite athletes.

Haddad is with the Sport Science Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. Padulo is with the Tunisian Research Laboratory “Sports Performance Optimization,” National Center of Medicine and Science in Sport, Tunis, Tunisia. Chamari is with the Athlete Health and Performance Research Center ASPETAR, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar. Address author correspondence to Karim Chamari at

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