3.1 Player Workload Monitoring Tool

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.

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FIFPRO PWM Flash Report 2022: A Calendar That Respects Players' Health

This edition of the FIFPRO PWM Flash Report focuses on the findings of two recent surveys - FIFPRO Global Player Survey and the FIFPRO High-Performance Coach survey.

PWM Flash Report 2022 COVER
Player Workload Monitoring Explainer

Player Workload Monitoring: Definitions

The following terms are used throughout the report to illustrate the workload situation of professional football players, but what do they mean? To help, here is a explainer guide for some of the definitions used when researching the modern demands on professional footballers.

PWM Definitions

UEFA Women's EURO 2022 Workload Journey Report

This edition of the FIFPRO PWM Flash Report focuses on players who participated at EURO 2022. In addition to historical comparisons, the report describes the various types of player workload journeys, showcasing the vastly different ways players prepared for the tournament.

UEFA Women’S Euro 2022 Workload Journey Report HIGHLIGHT