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Table 2 Study characteristics of the included studies

From: Quantifying the Collision Dose in Rugby League: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Critical Analysis

Study Method of collision capture Level of competition No. of participants (n = )
Austin et al. [46] Video NRL 15
Cummins and Orr [44] Video and microtechnology NRL NR (video)
10 (microtechnology)
Cummins and Orr [26] Video and microtechnology NRL 26
Dempsey et al. [8] Video International 57
Evans et al. [69] Microtechnology Super League 33
Fletcher et al. [70] Video Super League 31
Gabbett et al. [31] Video and microtechnology NRL 30
Gabbett and Ryan [71] Video NRL 22
QCup 17
Gabbett [33] Video Local 8
Gabbett [23] Microtechnology NRL 24
NYC 11
Gabbett [47] Microtechnology QCup 182
Gabbett [48] Microtechnology QCup 104
Gabbett et al. [49] Video NRL 51
Gabbett et al. [50] Video NRL 58
Gabbett et al. [24] Microtechnology NRL 30
Gabbett et al. [51] Microtechnology NRL 22
Gabbett and Seibold [52] Microtechnology QCup 32
Gabbett et al. [53] Microtechnology NRL 38
Hulin and Gabbett [54] Microtechnology QCup 77
Hulin et al. [35] Video and microtechnology NRL 8
Hulin et al. [55] Microtechnology NRL 31
Johnston et al. [56] Microtechnology International Student Competition 7
Kempton et al. [57] Microtechnology NRL 6
Kempton et al. [58] Microtechnology NRL 18
Kempton et al. [42] Microtechnology NRL 29 (more successful)
25 (less successful)
King et al. [41] Video International NR
NRL NR
King et al. [28] Video NRL NR
Lovell et al. [59] Microtechnology NRL 32
McLellan and Lovell [60] Video and microtechnology NRL 22
McLellan et al. [38] Video and microtechnology NRL 17
Murray et al. [61] Microtechnology NRL 43
Oxendale et al. [62] Microtechnology Super League 17
Sirotic et al. [32] Video NRL 17
NSWCup 22
Sirotic et al. [63] Video NRL 17
Speranza et al. [64] Video QCup 16
Sykes et al. [65] Video NRL 26
Super League 52
Twist et al. [66] Video Super League 23
Varley et al. [16] Microtechnology NRL 36
Weaving et al. [67] Microtechnology Super League 17
Weaving et al. [7] Microtechnology Super League 25
Woods et al. [1] Video NRL NR
Super League NR
Woods et al. [68] Video NRL NR
NYC NR
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation (SD) unless otherwise stated. Less successful team lost more games than it won in the more successful season, more successful team won more games than the less successful season, NR not reported, NRL National Rugby League, NYC National Youth Competition