Table 5

Frequency of matches for amateur rugby league forwards and backs

ForwardsBacks
Values are reported as means (95% CI).
Fixture matches played (number)4.4 (3.8–5.0)4.6 (4.0–5.2)
Match frequency (number a week)0.89 (0.84–0.94)0.86 (0.81–0.91)
Recovery between matches (days)8.0 (7.6–8.4)8.2 (7.8–8.6)