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Best runners not always the best players

If you have ever watched team sports, you may be tricked into thinking the best players are the ones that run the most.

However, the opposite is true. GPS technology is increasingly showing that the best players are the ones that run the least.

Mark Watsford has been looking at how the distances AFL players run relate to their calibre as a player.


Mark is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.

Image: Nick Cheney on Flickr.

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