Girard et al. studied the energy cost in 21 games on 7 elite squash players. They recorded VO2 and found average values ​​of 86% of VO2max.

In this same study by Girard et al., It was shown that players traveled an average of 2,9 km during a squash match. In this sport it is a repetition of sprints which are generally 3 to 6 meters away, more than half of which are behind and generally followed by a lunge or a dynamic movement to prepare for racket.

Regarding the average heart rate during a squash match, the various studies show values ​​of 162 to 177 beats per minute (Alvero et al., Girard et al., Sharp NCC) which corresponds to an average of 81% of maximum heart rate.

Matthieu Lebourgeois is a sports physiotherapist and physical trainer. He takes care of players of padel lover of re-athletic rehabilitation and practices padel regularly at leisure on padel. Matthieu fully intends to test himself in competition and show his talent!