Browsing by Author "Smith, Tiaki Brett"
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Offence vs defence: Quantifying workload demands in professional Rugby Union(The University of Waikato, 2022)Title: Offence vs defence: Quantifying workload demands in professional Rugby Union. Purpose: Rugby Union is a skill-based contact team sport demanding high levels of physical and tactical skill. Ensuring that training ...
Exploring and analysing the notion of worst case scenario in professional rugby union(The University of Waikato, 2021)Rugby union is an interval-based contact sport, demanding intermittent bursts of high-intensity running, collisions and impacts. Players need to be conditioned in a way that best prepares them for the demands of the game, ...
The use of cold water immersion in elite rugby union athletes(The University of Waikato, 2019)Athletes are exposed to training stimuli that lead to temporary states of impaired performance (i.e. fatigue). Adaptation from training will occur in response to the balance between the training load and recovery. Frequently, ...