Distance, speed and high-intensity characteristics of 0 to 24-goal, mixed and women’s polo

Best, Russell and Standing, Regan J (2019) Distance, speed and high-intensity characteristics of 0 to 24-goal, mixed and women’s polo. Data, 4 (3). pp. 95-99.

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This dataset presents information pertaining to the spatiotemporal characteristics of Polo play from a 0 to 24-goal level. Data were collected by player worn GPS units, across a New Zealand Polo season. The dataset comprises observations from 466 chukkas of Polo, across mixed and women’s only Polo and is curated by cumulative player handicap. Data are presented for distance, speed and high intensity metrics, which have further ategorised into five equine-based speed zones. The purpose of this dataset is to provide a detailed quantification of a range of Polo performance levels, advancing the scope and size of previous Polo literature that has employed GPS technology. This dataset may be of value to equine scientists and trainers, veterinary practitioners and sports scientists.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords that describe the item:polo, GPS, horse welfare, speed, distance
Subjects:Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance
ID Code:7158
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Deposited On:04 Feb 2020 01:20
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