Table 3

Typical weekly training structure during the on-pitch rehabilitation phase — ‘control–chaos continuum’: moderate chaos phase

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
AMInjury specification preparation

On-pitch conditioning(moderate chaos – intensive)
Injury specification preparation

On-pitch conditioning(moderate chaos – extensive
Upper body strength+stability

Recovery+treatment
Injury specification preparation

On-pitch conditioning(moderate chaos – intensive)
Injury specification preparation

On-pitch conditioning (moderate chaos – extensive
Upper body strength+stability
Recovery+treatment
Off
PMIsometric strength+jump-landing preparationDynamic strength+BFR-RE
(80% LOP)
OffIsometric strength+jump-landing preparationDynamic strength+BFR-RE
(80% LOP)
OffOff
  • BFR-RE, blood-flow restriction resistance exercise; LOP, limb occlusion pressure.