The Essentials of Performance Analysis: An Introduction / Edition 1

The Essentials of Performance Analysis: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Mike Hughes, Ian Franks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415423805

ISBN-13: 9780415423809

Pub. Date: 01/24/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What is performance analysis and how does its use benefit sports performance?

How can you use performance analysis in your sport?

The Essentials of Performance Analysis answers your questions, providing a complete guide to the foundational elements of match and performance analysis for new students and beginners.

As well as a basic introduction to the

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Overview

What is performance analysis and how does its use benefit sports performance?

How can you use performance analysis in your sport?

The Essentials of Performance Analysis answers your questions, providing a complete guide to the foundational elements of match and performance analysis for new students and beginners.

As well as a basic introduction to the sport science and theory that underlies performance analysis, the book contains many practical examples to show performance analysis in its applied context. It includes discussion of:

  • approaches to analyzing sport performance
  • the use of feedback technologies
  • the use of video and biomechanical analysis
  • interpreting data
  • coaching with notational analysis.

The Essentials of Performance Analysis is a straightforward, concise and authoritative guide for students of sport science and sports coaching, as well as for coaches and athletes looking to develop their insight into sports performance analysis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415423809
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2008
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Need for Feedback 2. What is Performance Analysis? 3. The Provision of Information 4. Video-Feedback and Information Technologies 5. An Overview of the Development of Notation Analysis 6. Sports Analysis 7. How do we Design Simple Systems? - How to Develop a Notation System 8. Examples of Notation Systems 9. Analysis of Notation Data: Reliability 10. Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis of Technique 11. Time-Motion Analysis 12. Probability Analysis of Notated Events in Sport Contests: Skill and Chance 13. Rule Changes in Sport and the Role of Notation 14. Performance Analysis in the Media 15. Notational Analysis of Coaching Behaviour

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