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  • Body image amongst elite rugby union players.

    Gibson, Claire; Hindle, Chloe; McLay-Cooke, Rebecca; Slater, Joanne; Brown, Rachel; Smith, Tiaki Brett; Baker, Dane; Healy, Philip; Black, Katherine (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
    There is limited information on the risk of eating disorders and body image of elite male athletes. However, research suggests there are some athletes who have poor body image and they may be at increased risk of developing ...
  • Chief’s Mana in action; a study investigating the team’s perspective.

    Howarth, Joelene; Smith, Tiaki Brett; Galbraith, David (2016)
    Team culture, and its relevance to performance behaviour and attitudes, has recently gained increased focus in sport psychology research and practice (Schroeder, 2010; Cruickshank & Collins 2012; Morgan, Fletcher & Sarkar, ...
  • Development of an online metric rugby analysis tool

    Smith, Tiaki Brett; Healey, Phil; Sutherland, Scott; Blackwell, David; Tarrant, Owen (2013)
    Optimising conditioning of team sport players such as rugby union requires effective assessment, planning, implementation and monitoring. While there are few problems with the first three of these stages, the common Super ...
  • The Effects of Chronic Cold Water Immersion in Elite Rugby Players

    Tavares, Francisco; Beaven, Christopher M.; Teles, Julia; Baker, Dane; Healy, Phil; Smith, Tiaki Brett; Driller, Matthew W. (Human Kinetics, 2018)
    Purpose: While the acute effects of cold water immersion (CWI) have been widely investigated, research analysing the effects of CWI over a chronic period in highly-trained athletes is scarce. The aim of this study was to ...
  • An examination of the jump-and-lift factors influencing the time to reach peak catch height during a Rugby Union lineout

    Smith, Tiaki Brett; Hébert-Losier, Kim; McClymont, Doug (2017)
    The goal of an offensive Rugby Union lineout is to throw the ball in a manner that allows your team to maintain possession. Typically, the player catching the ball jumps and is lifted upwards by two teammates, reaching ...

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  • The use of cold water immersion in elite rugby union athletes

    Furtado Salgueiro Tavares, António Francisco (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, ...