oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Rugby: Physiological profile of the senior South African rugby player
|Article Title||Rugby: Physiological profile of the senior South African rugby player|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paramedical Sciences, Technikon OFS, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Jul 1999|
|Pages||7 - 9|
|Keyword(s)||Aerobic capacity, Anaerobic power, Anthropometrical, Body composition, Endurance, Flexibility, Hamstrings, Horizontal power, Isokinetic, Isometric strength, Mauls, Motor characteristics, Multivariate analysis, Quadriceps, Required attributes, Rucks, Scientific technique and Scrums|
The status of elitism in rugby is determined by the standards achieved during the participation in the specific competition season, although certain norms of basic fitness components could be useful to reflect the status of the player. The aim of this study is to build up a normative data base which should be used for profiling purposes.
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