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Introduction
LTAD - a critique
Demands of the game
Profile of players
Functional screening
Resistance training
Speed and agility training
Integrated game conditioning
Periodisation
Content
Questions

Introduction

Introduction

Aim

The aim of this module is to present a detailed review of the analysis of the Rugby sevens game.

Outcome

The S&C coach will demonstrate an understanding of the physical, physiological and time-motion demands of the sevens game.

Key Terms

Accelerometry

A micro mechanical device used to quantify acceleration, deceleration and impact. In a Rugby Union game, the device is concealed within a small global positioning system unit and placed on the upperback/neck and inside the player’s jersey.

Global Positioning System:

The technology employed to track distance and time using the signals received from orbiting satellites.

Gravity Force:

Also known as ‘G’ force, this is the measurement of acceleration.

Metrics:

The commonly used term to describe a ‘measurement’ relating to time, distance and impact.