Evolving peak period, match movement, and performance demands in elite women’s Australian footballGiven the dearth of research available on the elite women’s Australian football (AFLW) competition, this study aimed to observe the position-specific peak movement demands of AFLW players and assess whether any seasonal changes have occurred in movement- or performance-based metrics over the initial three years of competition.
Household illness is the strongest predictor of upper respiratory tract symptom risk in elite rugby union playersTo identify periods of increased risk for upper respiratory tract symptom (URTS) episodes, and examine whether biomarkers and/or self-reported lifestyle and wellness data can predict URTS risk in elite rugby union players.
Co-creation of a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament injury risk reduction program for women: A concept mapping approachTo engage physiotherapists experienced in female elite sport and athletes to co-create a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk reduction program.
Movement patterns of players in the Australian Women’s Rugby League team during international competitionTo describe the movement patterns of the Australian Women’s Rugby League team during international competition.
The prevalence of hand and wrist osteoarthritis in elite former cricket and rugby union playersThis study aimed to determine the prevalence of hand and wrist osteoarthritis in former elite cricket and rugby union players, by sport and playing position, and to define the prevalence of severe hand injury, and its association with hand osteoarthritis.
A multifactorial evaluation of illness risk factors in athletes preparing for the Summer Olympic GamesIllness can disrupt training and competition performance of athletes. Few studies have quantified the relative contribution of the known medical, behavioural and lifestyle risk factors.