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Rugby leads the pack as the technology race heats up

30 September 2019

Rugby stadium

Technology to monitor players' fitness and wellbeing is becoming more sophisticated. Drones are being used by coaches to fine-tune tactics. Video technology has expanded further to aid rugby referees and provide real time footage for medics assessing head injuries.


Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology

Use this and other examples to explain:

  • why particular technological outcomes have changed over time
  • describe examples of how technology has impacted on the social world over time
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss technology as intervention by design and explain the impacts and implications of this 8

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Keywords: rugby, world cup, digital, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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