From: The Demands of Professional Rugby League Match-Play: a Meta-analysis
Study | Participants (n) | Observations/files (n) | Competition (year) | Device details | Variables extracted |
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Austin et al. (2011) [40] |
F: 5 AD: 5 B: 5 Total: 15 |
F: 25 AD: 25 B: 25 Total: 75 | NRL (2008) | Cameras: DZGX060SW, Hitachi | Total RHIE |
Austin and Kelly (2013) [33] | NR |
F: 103 B: 82 Total: 185 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI Elite, 5 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance |
Austin and Kelly (2014) [8] | NR |
F: 60 B: 75 Total: 135 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI Elite, 5 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance |
Cummins et al. (2016) [34] |
F: 10 AD: 4 B: 4 Total: 18 |
F: 140 AD: 74 B: 59 Total: 273 | NRL (2013) | GPS: SPI-ProX, 15 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Cummins et al. (2017) [51] |
F: 10 AD: 4 B: 4 Total: 18 |
F: 35 AD: 37 B: 58 Total: 130 | NRL (2013) | GPS: SPI-ProX, 15 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Cummins et al. (2017) [51] |
F: 10 AD: 4 Total: 14 |
F: 105 AD: 37 Total: 142 | NRL (2013) | GPS: SPI-ProX, 15 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Cummins and Orr (2015) [9] |
F: 13 AD: 5 B: 5 Total: 23 |
F: 184 AD: 97 B: 78 Total: 359 | NRL (NR) |
GPS: SPI-Pro X II, 15 Hz, GPSports Accelerometer: SPI-Pro X II, 100 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total collisions, total ‘low impact’ collisions, total ‘high impact’ collisions, total relative collisions |
Dempsey et al. (2018) [50] |
F: 37 B: 20 Total: 57 |
F: 222 B: 120 Total: 342 | International (2011 and 2012) | GPS: SPI Pro-X, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Gabbett (2012) [35] |
All: 37 Total: 37 |
F: 46 AD: 29 B: 29 Total: 104 | NRL (NR) |
GPS: MinimaxX, 5HZ, Catapult Accelerometer and Gyroscope, MinimaxX, 100 Hz, Catapult | Total RHIE |
Gabbett (2013) [45] |
All: 22 Total: 22 | NR | NRL (NR) | GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total accelerations, total collisions, total ‘low impact’ collisions, total ‘high impact’ collisions, total relative collisions |
Gabbett (2013) [43] |
All: 24 Total: 24 |
F: 42 AD: 15 B: 19 Total: 76 | NRL (NR) |
GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Magnetometer: Minimax Team 2.5, 100 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total efforts per RHIE, total collisions, total ‘low impact’ collisions, total ‘high impact’ collisions, total relative collisions |
Gabbett (2013) [43] |
F: 7 AD: 5 B: 4 Total: 16 |
All: 61 Total: 61 | NRL (NR) | GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total efforts per RHIE, total collisions, total ‘low impact’ collisions, total ‘high impact’ collisions, total relative collisions |
Gabbett et al. (2011) [46] |
All: 51 Total: 51 | NR | NRL (2008–2010) | Camera: NR | Total collisions |
Gabbett et al. (2012) [10] |
All: 21 Total: 21 |
F: 46 AD: 29 B: 29 Total: 104 | NRL (NR) |
GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult Accelerometer and Gyroscope, MinimaxX, 100 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total RHIE, total efforts per RHIE, total collisions, total ‘low impact’ collisions, total ‘high impact’ collisions, total relative collisions |
Gabbett et al. (2014) [36] |
F: 22 Total: 22 |
F: 226 Total: 226 | NRL (NR) |
GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 10 Hz, Catapult Accelerometer and Gyroscope, MinimaxX, 100 Hz, Catapult | Total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance |
Kempton et al. (2017) [11] |
ST: 29 LST: 25 All: 54 Total: 54 |
ST: 380 LST: 265 All: 645 Total: 645 | NRL (2014) | GPS: SPI-Pro X, 15 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total accelerations, total decelerations, total collisions, total relative collisions |
Kempton et al. (2015) [47] |
All: 25 Total: 25 |
F: 145 AD: 118 B: 121 Total: 384 | NRL (2010–2011) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total accelerations, total decelerations |
King et al. (2009) [12] |
F: 3 AD: 3 B: 3 Total: 9 |
F: 3 AD: 3 B: 3 Total: 9 | NRL (2005) | Camera: Panasonic | Total distance |
McLellan and Lovell (2012) [48] |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 |
F: 64 B: 56 Total: 120 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Total distance, total collisions |
McLellan and Lovell (2013) [37] |
F: 6 B: 6 Total: 12 |
F: 30 B: 30 Total: 60 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Total distance, total relative distance |
McLellan et al. (2010) [38] |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance |
McLellan et al. (2011) [13] |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 |
F: 40 B: 35 Total: 75 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance |
McLellan et al. (2011) [39] |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 |
F: 8 B: 7 Total: 15 | NRL (NR) | GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports | Total collisions |
Murray et al. (2014) [14] |
All: 31 Total: 31 | NR | NRL (NR) |
GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult Accelerometer and Gyroscope, MinimaxX, 100 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total collisions, total relative collisions |
Oxendale et al. (2016) [15] |
All: 17 Total: 17 |
F: 17 B: 11 Total: 28 | NRL (NR) | GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 10 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total accelerations, total decelerations |
Scott et al. (2018) [16] |
F: 8 AD: 6 B: 8 Total: 22 |
F: 101 AD: 77 B: 102 Total: 280 | NRL (2013) | GPS: SPI HPU, 15 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total high-speed distance |
Sirotic et al. (2009) [49] |
All: 17 Total: 17 |
All: 39 Total: 39 | NRL (2004–2005) | Camera: NR | Total relative distance |
Sirotic et al. (2011) [17] |
F: 16 AD: 8 B:15 Total: 39 |
All: 39 Total: 39 | NRL (NR) | Camera: NV-DX100, Panasonic and GR-DVL 9800, JVC | Playing time, total relative distance |
Twist et al. (2017) [42] |
F: 8 AD: 3 B: 4 Total: 15 | NR | Super League (NR) | GPS: Viper Pod 2, STATSports | Total distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance |
Twist et al. (2014) [18] | NR |
F: 29 AD: 29 B: 30 Total: 88 | NRL (2011) |
GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports Accelerometer, SPI-Pro, 100 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Twist et al. (2014) [18] | NR |
F: 39 AD: 23 B: 42 Total: 104 | Super League (2011) |
GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports Accelerometer, SPI-Pro, 100 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total relative distance |
Varley et al. (2014) [19] |
F: 17 AD: 10 B: 9 Total: 36 |
F: 44 AD: 22 B: 28 Total: 94 | NRL (NR) | GPS: Minimax Team 2.5, 5 Hz, Catapult | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance, total slow-speed relative distance, total high-speed relative distance, total RHIE, total collisions, total low-impact collisions, total high-impact collisions, total relative collisions |
Waldron et al. (2011) [20] |
F: 4 AD: 3 B: 5 Total: 12 |
F: 13 AD: 9 B: 17 Total: 39 | Super League (2010) |
GPS: SPI-Pro, 5 Hz, GPSports Accelerometer, SPI-Pro, 100 Hz, GPSports | Playing time, total distance, total slow-speed distance, total high-speed distance, total relative distance |