Table 2

‚ÄÉMonthly training loads of sub-elite rugby league players over three consecutive pre-season preparation periods

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IntensityDurationLoadIntensityDurationLoadIntensityDurationLoad
Values are reported as means (95% CI). CI, confidence interval.
December4.7 (4.4 to 5.0)59 (57 to 61)278 (262 to 294)4.0 (3.6 to 4.4)58 (57 to 59)237 (215 to 259)3.5 (3.3 to 3.7)62 (61 to 63)221 (205 to 236)
January4.0 (3.8 to 4.2)79 (78 to 80)311 (297 to 325)4.0 (3.7 to 4.3)61 (60 to 62)242 (224 to 260)3.9 (3.7 to 4.1)76 (75 to 77)299 (281 to 317)
February4.4 (4.2 to 4.6)86 (85 to 87)385 (362 to 408)4.3 (4.0 to 4.6)77 (76 to 78)338 (315 to 361)4.0 (3.7 to 4.4)83 (82 to 84)336 (307 to 365)
March3.7 (3.5 to 3.9)86 (85 to 87)330 (310 to 350)3.3 (2.9 to 3.7)67 (64 to 70)225 (198 to 252)4.2 (3.8 to 4.6)80 (78 to 82)335 (300 to 370)