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Player Workload Monitoring

An analytical tool from FIFPRO and Football Benchmark

FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring observes player workload and match scheduling across different competitions, maximising data and knowledge to address the growing information needs of the football industry. The platform supports decision-makers to make informed decisions about the next generation of sustainable and integrated competitions.

Player Workload Monitoring Tool

What you should know


The platform allows multi-level analysis with the purpose of improving the integrated management of match calendars and player workload. It includes metrics such as general match schedules, basic player match load information, a break-down of competition formats, season-by-season analysis, accumulated duration of international travel, as well as the duration of rest and recovery periods.


The digital platform offers an objective analysis of a player’s workload, supporting the development of player-centric competition calendars that convey a commitment to peak performance and sustainable career paths.


FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring (PWM) is an ongoing and cutting-edge monitoring platform that is scalable, open and able to address the entire match schedule and related workload of players across competitions at a global level.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Post-Tournament Review and Player Survey

This latest report combines key data about teams and players with a survey of 64 footballers who played at the FIFA World Cup 2022 to gauge their reaction to the unprecedented mental and physical demands of the current season.

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About FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring Tool

The FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring tool combines scientific knowledge with data insights to monitor player workload and match scheduling across different competitions.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: The Player Workload Journey

The FIFPRO PWM Men’s Football Flash Report 2022 provides a snapshot of the unprecedented workload demands placed upon the game’s leading players.

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FAQ: FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring Tool

The evidence-based information generated by FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring aims to contribute to the design of integrated and more balanced competition calendars that protect the health and performance of players.

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2022 Player and High Performance Coach Surveys

This edition of the FIFPRO Player Workload Monitoring flash report focuses on the findings of two recent surveys: the FIFPRO Global Player Survey and the FIFPRO High-Performance Coach Survey.

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Maya Yoshida: "You need to be physically tough to keep up with the travel"

As a Japanese player based in Italy, Maya Yoshida’s travel load has been extensive during a season packed with international journeys when the defender has had to leave Sampdoria to link up with the national team.

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Women's EURO 2022: Workload Journey Report

In addition to historical comparisons, the report describes the various types of player workload journeys, showcasing the vastly different ways players prepared for the Women's EURO 2022.

UEFA Women’S Euro 2022 Workload Journey Report HIGHLIGHT