Training and Playing in the Heat: Strategies for the Rugby Player

Rudi Meir, Neil D. Chapman, Michael Climstein

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Coaches, practitioners and medical staff working in the worldwide sport of rugby will frequently apply scientific principles to their programmes to inform the practice, performance, health, well-being and development of their athletes.

This book explores the scientific principles underpinning the preparation and management of rugby players in both codes and modified versions of the sport. Applied examples are also provided throughout to understand the practical application of the material in a real-world context. This new edition of The Science of Rugby offers a significant contribution to the field of rugby science that will act as a useful resource to scientists, coaches, practitioners and students interested in rugby.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Science of Rugby
EditorsCraig Twist, Paul Worsfold
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)978-7-003-04505-2
ISBN (Print)978-0-307-49213-7, 978-0-367-49211-3
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2023
Externally publishedYes


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