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The importance of well-developed physical qualities for rugby players – a webinar

The aim of this webinar will be to explore the literature regarding the influence physical qualities may have on match activities and post-match fatigue in players of rugby, American football, Aussie rules and other contact sports.

It will cover which match activities contribute to success, whether physical qualities influence selection and match activities, as well as the potential protective effect physical qualities, can have on fatigue responses to competition.

Presenter: Rich Johnson
Date: Wednesday 16th March
Time: 10.00 am GMT

You will gain a clear idea of the importance of physical qualities for success and how best to develop players that are likely to deliver successful performances during match-play in rugby and other contact sports alike.

About the presenter Dr Rich Johnston
Dr Rich JohnstonRich has completed a PhD in “Fatigue and pacing in rugby league players” and currently works as a lecturer in applied sport science at Australian Catholic University. He has a strong research background with numerous publications in peer-reviewed​ journals. Aside from his academic experience, Rich has worked in the field for a number of years and is currently the strength and conditioning coach for Norths Devils RLFC, and has previously worked with Queensland Rugby League, and Heart of Midlothian FC as a sport scientist.

This webinar is Free to attend and is provided by Human Kinetics and BASES.

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