Automatic Detection of Tackles in Elite Level Rugby Union

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dc.contributor.author Kelly, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Coughlan, Garrett
dc.contributor.author Green, Brian
dc.contributor.author Caulfield, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-16T15:31:52Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-16T15:31:52Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3874
dc.description Presented at the IRFU Sports Medicine Conference: Injury Prevention in Rugby Union, May 17th-19th, 2012 in the AVIVA Stadium, Dublin en
dc.description.abstract Elite rugby union teams currently employ technology in order to monitor and evaluate the physical demands of training and games on their players. Tackling has been shown to be the most common cause of injury in rugby union (Fuller et al. (2007a), Garraway et al. (1999)). However, current player monitoring technology does not effectively evaluate player tackling measurements. Sensing devices, currently being used by elite rugby union teams, contain a GPS receiver and a 3-axis accelerometer. GPS has been utilized to measure player speed and distance. Accelerometers, on the other hand, have an under-utilized potential to analyse body impact and collisions. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IRFU en
dc.relation.requires CLARITY Research Collection en
dc.relation.requires Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science Research Collection en
dc.subject Collisions en
dc.subject Rugby en
dc.subject.lcsh Tackling (Football)--Safety measures en
dc.subject.lcsh Tackling (Football)--Computer simulation en
dc.subject.lcsh Rugby football injuries--Prevention en
dc.subject.lcsh Pattern recognition systems en
dc.title Automatic Detection of Tackles in Elite Level Rugby Union en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Kelly|Daniel|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Coughlan|Garrett|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Green|Brian|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Caulfield|Brian|aut|
dc.description.admin DG 15/10/2012 en


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