Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
ISSN: 1303 - 2968   
Ios-APP Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Androit-APP Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Views
4045
Download
242
 
©Journal of Sports Science and Medicine ( 2017 ) 16 , 311 - 317

Research article
Accelerometery and Heart Rate Responses of Professional Fast-Medium Bowlers in One-Day and Multi-Day Cricket
James A. Johnstone1, , Gerwyn Hughes2, Andrew C. Mitchell3, Paul A. Ford4, Tim Watson2, Rob Duffield5, Dan Gordon1, Justin D. Roberts1, Andrew T. Garrett6
Author Information
1 The Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
2 Dept. of Kinesiology, University of San Francisco, USA
3 School of Sport Science and Physical Activity, University of Bedfordshire, UK
4 British Olympic Association, London, UK
5 Sport and Exercise Discipline Group, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, AUS
6 Department of Sport, Health and Exercise, University of Hull, UK

James A. Johnstone
✉ The Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. CB1 1PT, UK
Email: james.johnstone@anglia.ac.uk
Publish Date
Received: 14-03-2016
Accepted: 24-05-2017
Published (online): 08-08-2017
Share this article
 
 
ABSTRACT

The physical demands of fast-medium bowling are increasingly being recognised, yet comparative exploration of the differing demands between competitive formats (i.e. one-day [OD] versus multi-day [MD] matches) remain minimal. The aim of this study was to describe in-match physiological profiles of professional fast-medium bowlers from England across different versions of competitive matches using a multivariable wearable monitoring device. Seven professional cricket fast-medium bowlers wore the BioharnessTM monitoring device during matches, over three seasons (>80 hours in-match). Heart Rate (HR) and Acceleromety (ACC) was compared across match types (OD, MD) and different in-match activity states (Bowling, Between over bowling, Fielding). Peak acceleration during OD bowling was significantly higher in comparison to MD cricket ([OD vs. MD] 234.1 ± 57.9 vs 226.6 ± 32.9 ct·episode-1, p < 0.05, ES = 0.11-0.30). Data for ACC were also higher during OD than MD fielding activities (p < 0.01, ES = 0.11-.30). OD bowling stimulated higher mean HR responses (143 ± 14 vs 137 ± 16 beats·min-1, p < 0.05, ES = 0.21) when compared to MD matches. This increase in OD cricket was evident for both between over (129 ± 9 vs 120 ± 13 beats·min-1,p < 0.01, ES = 0.11-0.50) and during fielding (115 ± 12 vs 106 ± 12 beats·min-1, p < 0.01, ES = 0.36) activity. The increased HR and ACC evident in OD matches suggest greater acute physical loads than MD formats. Therefore, use of wearable technology and the findings provided give a valuable appreciation of the differences in match loads, and thus required physiological preparation and recovery in fast-medium bowlers.

Key words: Wearable monitoring, physiological profiles, in-match data, technology


           Key Points
  • One Day cricket has a greater overall physical strain on fast-medium bowlers providing shorter time for recovery between bowling episodes in comparison to Multi Day format.
  • Wearable physiological monitoring technology can provide enhanced in-match workload monitoring replacing the need for simulated match-play environments.
  • Adopting a standard global approach when defining bowling and between over episodes has been provided permitting comparative analysis to occur between teams/players enhancing coaches understanding of performance.
 
 


JSSM | Copyright 2001-2017 | All rights reserved. | LEGAL NOTICES | Publisher

It is forbidden the total or partial reproduction of this web site and the published materials, the treatment of its database, any kind of transition and for any means, either electronic, mechanic or other methods, without the previous written permission of the JSSM.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.