a simple intermittent exercise analysis: gpexe vs traditional metrics (part 2)

May 28, 2019 | ACADEMY

In the first part of this article, we discussed the limits of acceleration events to describe the high-intensity phases in team sports and which gpexe metric can be used instead.
The exercise analyzed takes place over the entire length of the pitch and consists in a sequence of three accelerations/decelerations from the beginning to the end of the pitch; each “fast and loose” sequence is followed by a 30-s recovery phase and repeated for a total of six times (see image).

Another topic that can be discussed is the opportunity to measure heart rate for additional information and a more in-depth analysis. On this topic, the same exercise provides us with an excellent example to highlight the limits of heart rate in team sports.
 
Heart rate
Heart rate is used as a measure to estimate oxygen consumption, which is ...

 

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