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dc.contributor.authorSpencer, Ken_NZ
dc.contributor.authorMcErlain-Naylor, SAen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorPaget, Nen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorKilding, Aen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-12T04:23:54Z
dc.date.available2020-06-12T04:23:54Z
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2020, 15(4), in press. doi:10.14198/jhse.2020.154.09
dc.identifier.issn1988-5202en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/13393
dc.description.abstractThis review has outlined the existing literature relating to activity profiles in elite netball umpires. In particular, the physical (distance travelled), physiological (heart rate), and technical (movement classifications) characteristics have been described. The limited available literature report that on average elite netball umpires travel approximately 3850 m during a 60 min match. Up to approximately 50% of the match is spent standing, with only around 25% of the match in higher intensity movements such as jogging, sprinting, side stepping, or changing direction. Work:rest ratios are typically approximately 1:3 during match play, with additional recovery in the intervals between quarters. This includes an average of 140 sprints for a duration of 2.8 s. Elite umpires spend around 10% of the match at greater than 92% peak heart rate, with the majority (approximately 55%) between 75 and 92% peak heart rate. These characteristics may benefit umpires and strength and conditioning practitioners when designing training programmes. The literature also report a reduction in distance travelled by elite umpires as the match progresses. An accompanying decrease in heart rate suggests that this is not caused by physiological fatigue mechanisms but is a result of technical adjustments in the movement patterns utilised. Indeed, elite umpires tend to sidestep less and walk or stand more as the match progresses. Additionally, gaps in the existing literature have been highlighted, including the relationship between perceptual-cognitive processes and movement, and the application of fitness testing requirements to umpire activity profiles.
dc.publisherUniversidad de Alicante Servicio de Publicacionesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://rua.ua.es/dspace/handle/10045/99850
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).
dc.subjectOfficiating; Referee; Movement; Global positioning system; Heart rate
dc.titleActivity Profiles of Elite Netball Umpires: A Reviewen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.14198/jhse.2020.154.09en_NZ
aut.relation.issue4en_NZ
aut.relation.volume15en_NZ
pubs.elements-id377540
aut.relation.journalJournal of Human Sport and Exerciseen_NZ


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