Table 1

Typical training week during intervention period

Day123456
AMFootballTechnicalFootballFootballResistance
PMCross trainResistanceResistanceCross trainHike
Day789101112
AMHikeFootballResistanceFootball
PMCross TrainResistanceCross train
Day131415161718
AMFootballResistanceFootballResistanceResistanceFootball
PMResistanceTechnicalTechnicalCross train
  • Football=Australian-Football specific skills and running (90–120 min), resistance=strength training (40–70 min), cross train=non-specific training (eg, swimming, cycling and boxing; 20–60 min), technical=skills based Australian-Football session (light intensity; 20–60 min), hike=outdoor recreational hiking (120–240 min).