Cuantificación de las demandas de carrera en hockey hierba femenino mediante el uso de umbrales individualizados. [Quantification of the running demands in women`s field hockey using individualized thresholds].

María José Ortega-Gálvez, Diego Cabezas-Ramos, Javier Gálvez-González


El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar las demandas de carrera del hockey hierba femenino utilizando valores relativos para determinar los umbrales de intensidad. 15 jugadoras (23,7 ± 4,1 años) fueron monitorizadas en partidos de competición oficial, utilizando un sistema de posicionamiento global (GPS). Para determinar los umbrales relativos de intensidad de carrera se usaron el test 30-15IFT y la velocidad máxima de sprint. Los resultados muestran que existen diferencias significativas entre analizar la carrera de alta intensidad de las jugadoras de hockey con valores absolutos y valores relativos pasando de 479,8 ±134,9 m a 1116,3 ± 281,4 m); Tamaño del efecto ± 90% LC = 2,78 (2,17-3,38), distancias que se ajustan más a los esfuerzos de las jugadoras. Sin embargo, el número de sprint realizados disminuyó (de 6,26 a 3,59). Se concluye que el uso de umbrales relativos incrementa la distancia recorrida a alta intensidad en jugadoras de hockey hierba.


The objective of this study was to analyze the running demands of women’s field hockey, using relative values to determine intensity thresholds. 15 players (23,7 ± 4,1 years) were monitored in official competition matches, using a global positioning system (GPS). To determine the thresholds relative to the intensity of the race, the 30-15IFT test and the maximum sprint speed were used. The results show that there are significant differences between the analysis of high-speed running of the hockey players with absolute and relative values, increasing from 479.8 ± 134,9 m to 1116,3 ± 281,4 m; Effect size ± 90% CL = 2,78 (2,17-3,38), distances that are more accurate to the player’s effort. However, the sprint number was decreased (from 6,26 to 3,59). The use of relative thresholds increases high-intensity running in women’s field hockey.


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Palabras clave/key words

Análisis de rendimiento; carrera de alta intensidad; competición; GPS; Performance analysis; High-intensity running; competition.

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