oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The heart rate response of cricket umpires to on-field events

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Objectives: This study assessed the heart rate (HR) responses recorded every 15 seconds, of ten umpires (six provincial and four international umpires) to onfield events during limited-overs' cricket matches. Methods: Specific on-field events, including appeals, the umpires resulting decisions and any other tasks the umpire had to make such as calling a no-ball or a wide-ball, were recorded.

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