The primary aim of this thesis was to advance our knowledge of the neuromuscular, endocrine, biochemical and physiological responses of elite Rugby League players during competitive matchplay. The secondary aim of this thesis was to examine the effects of the short term recovery phase post-match and the associated time-course for a return to hormonal homeostasis, neuromuscular function and musculoskeletal recovery following match-play.
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Exercise physiological aspects; Sports medicine; Rugby football players.
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