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Professor Timothy Gabbett

Professor, Exercise and Sport Science





Mt Helen Campus, Online

Association Between Spikes in External Training Load and Shoulder Injuries in Competitive Adolescent Tennis Players: The SMASH Cohort Study

A Validated Injury Surveillance and Monitoring Tool for Fast Jet Aircrew: Translating Sports Medicine Paradigms to a Military Population

External Training Load and the Association With Back Pain in Competitive Adolescent Tennis Players: Results From the SMASH Cohort Study

Individual-Specific Relationship Between External Training and Match Load and Creatine-Kinase Response in Youth National Team Soccer Players

In Professional Male Soccer Players, Time-Loss Groin Injury Is More Associated With the Team Played for Than With Training/Match-Play Duration

Match-play profile of elite rugby union, with special reference to repeated high-intensity effort activity (RHIE)

Quantification of Training Load Relative to Match Load of Youth National Team Soccer Players

Science in brief: The Dorothy Havemeyer International Workshop on poor performance in horses: Recent advances in technology to improve monitoring and quantification

Stubborn Exercise Responders–Where to Next?

The influence of the field orientation on physical demands in soccer small-sided games

Training-Load Management in Rhythmic Gymnastics: Practices and Perceptions of Coaches, Medical Staff, and Gymnasts

Wearable Sensor Technology to Predict Core Body Temperature: A Systematic Review

A 90 minute soccer match induces eccentric hamstring muscles fatigue

Factors Influencing Creatine Kinase Response in Youth National Team Soccer Players

Influence of Workload and Recovery on Injuries in Elite Male Volleyball Players

Match High-Speed Running Distances Are Often Suppressed After Return From Hamstring Strain Injury in Professional Footballers

Match-Play Running Demands and Technical Performance Among Elite Gaelic Footballers: Does Divisional Status Count?

Investigation in to the Positional Running Demands of Elite Gaelic Football Players: How Competition Data Can Inform Training Practice

Relationships among playerload, high-intensity intermittent running ability, and injury risk in professional rugby league players

The training-performance puzzle: How can the past inform future training directions?

Training load and recovery during a pre-olympic season in professional rhythmic gymnasts

Training load, recovery and injuries in elite rhythmic gymnasts during main competitive periods: A case study

  • Journals

A skill profile of the national women’s Australian football league (AFLW)

Association of daily workload, wellness, and injury and illness during tours in international cricketers

Automatic detection of one-on-one tackles and ruck events using microtechnology in rugby union

Can the workload–injury relationship be moderated by improved strength, speed and repeated-sprint qualities?

Sex differences in physical fitness characteristics and match-play demands in adolescent netball: Should male and female adolescents co-compete in netball?

Sub-maximal heart rate is associated with changes in high-intensity intermittent running ability in professional rugby league players


The most demanding passages of play in football competition: A comparison between halves

To Couple or not to Couple? for Acute:Chronic Workload Ratios and Injury Risk, Does it Really Matter?

Training and match volume and injury in adolescents playing multiple contact team sports: A prospective cohort study

Validity of a microsensor-based algorithm for detecting scrum events in rugby union

Activity and recovery cycles and skill involvements of successful and unsuccessful elite rugby league teams: A longitudinal analysis of evolutionary changes in National Rugby League match-play

An alternative test of tackling ability in rugby league players

Getting the most out of intensive longitudinal data: A methodological review of workload-injury studies

High-speed running and sprinting as an injury risk factor in soccer: Can well-developed physical qualities reduce the risk?

Infographic: 7 tips for developing and maintaining a high performance sports medicine team

Physical fitness and peak running periods during female Australian football match-play

Playerload variables: Sensitive to changes in direction and not related to collision workloads in rugby league match play

Positional differences in the most demanding passages of play in football competition

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Relationship between 2 standardized tackling proficiency tests and rugby league match-play tackle performance

Relationship between the handball-specific complex-test and intermittent field test performance in professional players

The influence of physical qualities on activity profiles of female Australian football match play

The influence of rotations on match running performance in Female Australian football midfielders

The relationship between variables in wearable microtechnology devices and cricket fast-bowling intensity

The use of generic and individual speed thresholds for assessing the competitive demands of field hockey

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The use of relative speed zones in Australian Football: Are we really measuring what we think we are?

Validity of session rating perceived exertion method for quantifying internal training load during high-intensity functional training

Assessment of body composition in junior representative and first grade rugby league players using dual x-ray absorptiometry

Automatic detection of pitching and throwing events in baseball with inertial measurement sensors

Changes in rugby league tackling ability during a competitive season: The relationship with strength and power qualities

High chronic training loads and exposure to bouts of maximal velocity running reduce injury risk in elite Gaelic football

Individual and combined effects of acute and chronic running loads on injury risk in elite Australian footballers

Internal and External Match Loads of University-Level Soccer Players: A Comparison between Methods

Monitoring athlete training loads: Consensus statement

Physical performance and positional differences among young female volleyball players

Protection against spikes in workload with aerobic fitness and playing experience: The role of the acute: Chronic workload ratio on injury risk in elite gaelic football

Relationship between preseason training load and in-season availability in elite australian football players

Self-reported wellness profiles of professional australian football players during the competition phase of the season

Tackle characteristics and outcomes in match-play rugby league: the relationship with tackle ability and physical qualities

The acute:chonic workload ratio in relation to injury risk in professional soccer

The effect of contextual factors on physiological and activity profiles in international women's rugby sevens

Training load-Injury paradox: Is greater preseason participation associated with lower in-season injury risk in elite rugby league players?

Wearable microtechnology can accurately identify collision events during professional rugby league match-play

Yes, rolling averages are a good way to assess training load for injury prevention. Is there a better way? Probably, but we have not seen the evidence

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Allometric scaling and age-related differences in change of direction speed performances of young soccer players

Effect of different repeated-high-intensity-effort bouts on subsequent running, skill performance, and neuromuscular function

Effect of high-speed running on hamstring strain injury risk

Effect of leg dominance on change of direction ability amongst young elite soccer players

Effect of strength and power training on tackling ability in semiprofessional rugby league players

Examining the skill involvements of under-16 rugby league players during a small-sided game and match-play

Has the athlete trained enough to return to play safely? The acute:chronic workload ratio permits clinicians to quantify a player's risk of subsequent injury

How much is too much? (Part 1) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury

How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness

Influence of fatigue on tackling ability in rugby league players: Role of muscular strength, endurance, and aerobic qualities

Low chronic workload and the acute:Chronic workload ratio are more predictive of injury than between-match recovery time: A two-season prospective cohort study in elite rugby league players

Physical fitness profile of competitive young soccer players: Determination of positional differences

Positional group significantly influences the offensive and defensive skill involvements of junior representative rugby league players during match play

Pre-training perceived wellness impacts training output in Australian football players

Relationship between physical qualities and minutes played in international women's rugby sevens

Repeated High-Intensity-Effort Activity in Relation to Tries Scored and Conceded During Rugby League Match Play

The effect of intense exercise periods on physical and technical performance during elite Australian Football match-play: A comparison of experienced and less experienced players

Variations in high-intensity running and fatigue during semi-professional soccer matches

Yo-Yo intermittent recovery test thresholds to determine positional internal match loads of semi-professional soccer players

“Side-stepping maneuver”: Not the more efficient technique to change direction amongst young elite soccer players

Statistical modelling for recurrent events: an application to sports injuries

Background Injuries are often recurrent, with subsequent injuries influenced by previous...

Identifying risk factors for contact injury in professional rugby league players - Application of a frailty model for recurrent injury

Objectives: Well-developed physical qualities may protect against contact injuries. However, the...

Relationship between running loads and soft-tissue injury in elite team sport athletes

Influence of environmental and ground conditions on injury risk in rugby league

While the theoretical basis for a relationship between ground and environmental conditions and...