TableĀ 2

Top three monitoring tools used by the UEFA Elite Club teams to assess injury risk of their players

RankMonitoring toolAccumulated pointsSpecified tools (n=number of clubs)
1stMeasures of workload (ie, from training and matches)130Number of matches/minutes played (11)
Heart rate (8)
Rating of perceived exertion (RPE) (7)
Global Positioning System (GPS) (7)
2ndSubjective markers of wellness125Fatigue (15)
Muscle soreness (7)
Perceived recovery (7)
Sleep (3)
3rdMedical Screen101Player complaint (1)
Mood (1)
General medical screen
  • Maximum points available=165.