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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Tracking of wheelchair rugby players in the 2008 Demolition Derby final
Author: Sarro, KJ
Misuta, MS
Burkett, B
Malone, LA
Barros, RML
Abstract: The kinematics of male wheelchair rugby players (n=8) during the final match of the 2008 Demolition Derby were assessed using two cameras (10 Hz) and a tracking method based on image-processing techniques. The players' on-court trajectory, total and accumulated distances covered, distances covered during working and stopped game clock, and average velocity were calculated. The players covered 2294.7+/-391.5 m in the first half and 2245.4+/-431.5 m in the second half. The average velocity was 14.5% greater in the first (1.22+/-0.21 m . s(-1)) than in the second half (1.05+/-0.20 m . s(-1)). The reduction in velocity was most marked in players with less functional capacity. The working game clock represented 48% of total game time (32 of 66.8 minutes) and the distance covered by all players during working game clock was 60% of the overall distance covered during the whole game (36,323 m). The results provide new information regarding the dynamics of a wheelchair rugby match and should aid coaches in planning effective training and coaching strategies.
Subject: Biomechanics
wheelchair sport
disability sport
quad rugby
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Citation: Journal Of Sports Sciences. Taylor & Francis Ltd, v. 28, n. 2, n. 193, n. 200, 2010.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1080/02640410903428541
Date Issue: 2010
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