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Patrick G. Campbell, Jonathan M. Peake and Geoffrey M. Minett

. Identifying the physical, physiological, perceptual, and skill demands could have important implications for players transitioning into professional rugby union. Understanding specific skill outputs and physical demands during matches may also assist in identifying potential training limitations and providing

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Adam Beard, John Ashby, Ryan Chambers, Franck Brocherie and Grégoire P. Millet

movements . J Sci Med Sport . 2013 ; 16 ( 4 ): 353 – 359 . PubMed ID: 22975233 doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2012.08.005 22975233 10.1016/j.jsams.2012.08.005 3. Gabbett TJ . Influence of playing standard on the physical demands of professional rugby league . J Sports Sci . 2013 ; 31 ( 10 ): 1125 – 1138

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Hiroyuki Sagayama, Makiko Toguchi, Jun Yasukata, Kazunari Yonaha, Yasuki Higaki and Hiroaki Tanaka

similar to that of elite lightweight rowers—2.85 ± 0.9 in five training and two rest days ( Hill & Davies, 2002 ). A previous study on sailing described the METs to be 3.0–4.5 ( Ainsworth et al., 2011 ). Thus, we speculated that the average intensity of the physical demands in dinghy sailing for our

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Logan A. Lucas, Benjamin S. England, Travis W. Mason, Christopher R. Lanning, Taylor M. Miller, Alexander M. Morgan and Thomas Gus Almonroeder

prevention is developing a thorough understanding of potential contributing factors. 6 The high rate of lower-extremity musculoskeletal injuries in athletes is not surprising considering the physical demands of sports. Even a routine maneuver such as a plant-and-cut can result in impact forces that are over

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Kristy Martin, Kevin G. Thompson, Richard Keegan and Ben Rattray

?), physical demand (how physically demanding was the task?), effort (how hard did you have to work to accomplish your level of performance?), and frustration (how insecure, discouraged, irritated, stressed, and annoyed were you?). Participants were asked to score each of the items on a scale divided into 20

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Cédric Roure and Denis Pasco

demand is a key element in promoting student’s SI when designing learning tasks. Nevertheless, differences have been found between the task including high cognitive and physical demands and that centred only on high cognitive demand. Even if the scores for instant enjoyment, exploration intention and

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Fleur E.C.A. van Rens and Edson Filho

similarities in terms of the challenges professional performers in sport and contemporary circus face during their careers. First, professional sport and contemporary circus place high physical demands on the performer, and athletes as well as circus artists have reported experiences of exhaustion, fatigue

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James M. Rhodes, Barry S. Mason, Thomas A.W. Paulson and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

, the ability to reach high peak speeds and perform a greater number of high-speed activities has been associated with successful performance, specifically in high-point players. 5 Subsequently, the physical demands of WCR competition have been relatively well documented. The physical preparation of

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Pedro Jiménez-Reyes, Amador García-Ramos, Victor Cuadrado-Peñafiel, Juan A. Párraga-Montilla, José A. Morcillo-Losa, Pierre Samozino and Jean-Benoît Morin

Soccer and futsal are 2 popular sports in many countries. 1 Although soccer and futsal present different physical demands, the ability to perform accelerations and sprints is of paramount importance for reaching success in both sports. 2 – 5 Thus, it is not surprising that numerous studies have

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Mathieu Lacome, Christopher Carling, Jean-Philippe Hager, Gerard Dine and Julien Piscione

/competition between matches 4 and 5. Fatigue and readiness for competition are also influenced by training session content 28 ; thus, future work should examine this potential association over the present intensified competition. A reduction in physical demands linked to opposition standard or playing style might