The Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) Conference 2018
Exercise professionals from across the United Kingdom gathered at the third annual Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) Conference in April 2018.
Over 140 delegates attended including coaches, strength and conditioning staff, sports scientists, PE teachers, and those who work with athletes at various levels. The attendees, who included representatives from the Rugby Football Union, Scottish Rugby Union, Welsh Rugby Union and Rugby Football League, all gathered at Leeds Beckett University where they shared cutting edge, up-to-date research aimed at enhancing the practice of professionals working within rugby and youth sport.
Speakers included leading international researchers in the field, and practitioners currently working with athletes at various levels. Topics covered were understanding the demands of match-play, opportunities to maximise development in strength and conditioning practices, organised chaos in youth sport, nutrition for the rugby player and applying statistics to sports performance and monitoring.
The Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) Conference 2017
The second annual Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) conference took place in March 2017. The conference aimed to share cutting edge research to enhance the practice of those working within rugby and youth sport.
The conference included leading international researchers in the field and practitioners working with athletes across a range of levels. The conference was aimed at coaches, strength and conditioning staff, sport scientists, PE teachers and anyone working with youth athletes. Presented topics included physical development, recovery, nutrition, monitoring training load, injury, psychological development and skill.
The presentations are now available to watch below.