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Data Analysis in Sport

Data Analysis in Sport (Hardback)

By O'Donoghue, Peter
By Holmes, Lucy

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Making sense of research data can be a challenging task but is nevertheless an essential part of the research process. Focusing on techniques used in the analysis of sport performance, this book introduces the fundamental principles of data analysis, explores the most important t...ools used in data analytics, and offers guidance on the presentation of results. The book covers key topics such as: The purpose of data analysis, from trend analysis to establishing norms Commercial packages for performance and data analysis, including Excel, SPSS, Matlab, Focus, Dartfish, Sportscode and Prozone Effective use of statistical procedures in sport performance analysis Analysing data from manual notation systems, player tracking systems and computerized match analysis systems Creating visually appealing 'dashboard' interfaces for presenting data Assessing reliability Every chapter includes worked examples from real sport, offering clear guidance to the reader and bringing the subject to life. This book is invaluable reading for any student, researcher or analyst working in sport performance or undertaking a sport-related research project or methods course.
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ISBN 9780415739832
Released AU 13 Nov 2014
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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Series Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis
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ISBN-13 9780415739832
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 13 Nov 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By O'Donoghue, Peter
By Holmes, Lucy
Series Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis
Category Data Analysis: General
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Number of Pages 258
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 796.0723
Weight 590g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Sports - Physiological aspects, Sports sciences - Research - Methodology, Sports sciences - Statistical methods, SPORTS & RECREATION / General, SPORTS & RECREATION / Coaching / General
NBS Text General Sport & Fitness Training
ONIX Text College/higher education