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Quantifying movement demands of AFL football using GPS tracking

Wisbey, Ben; Montgomery, Paul; Pyne, David; Rattray, Ben


Global positioning system (GPS) monitoring of movement patterns is widespread in elite football including the Australian Football League (AFL). However documented analysis of this activity is lacking. We quantified the movement patterns of AFL football and differences between nomadic (midfield), forward and defender playing positions, and determined whether the physical demands have increased over a four season period. Selected premiership games were monitored during the 2005 (n=80 game files),...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2009.09.002


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