Since the return of Premiership Rugby in England, Leicester Tigers Rugby have adopted the PROTECHT system and this has allowed them to return into rugby safely. During this period the increase in match load due to multiple games per week means an increased risk of injury to players. Leicester have been using the system in training and this has allowed them to monitor and quantify player contact loads more accurately than without the system.
Following on from part 1, we now know how to classify contact, its key definition and load variables. When it comes to traditional training load,