Performance Analysis of Sport IX

Performance Analysis of Sport IX

by Derek M. Peters
     
 

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Performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport science support officers to develop a better understanding of sport performance and therefore to devise more effective methods for improving that performance. Performance Analysis of Sport IX is the latest in a series of volumes that showcase the very latest scientific research into performance

Overview

Performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport science support officers to develop a better understanding of sport performance and therefore to devise more effective methods for improving that performance. Performance Analysis of Sport IX is the latest in a series of volumes that showcase the very latest scientific research into performance analysis, helping to bridge the gap between theory and practice in sport.

Drawing on data from a wide variety of sports, the book covers every key topic and sub-discipline in performance analysis, including:

  • analysis of technique
  • technical effectiveness
  • tactical evaluation
  • studying patterns of play
  • motor learning and feedback
  • work rate and physical demands
  • performance analysis technology
  • analysis of elite athletes and teams
  • effectiveness of performance analysis support
  • observational analysis of injury risk
  • analysis of referees

Effective performance analysis is now an essential component of the high performance strategy of any elite sport team or individual athlete. This book is therefore essential reading for any advanced student or researcher working in performance analysis, and invaluable reading for any sport science support officer, coach or athletic trainer looking for ways to improve their work with athletes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415643399
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/06/2013
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Derek M. Peters is Professor of Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Worcester, UK. He is a Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow (2008) and is accredited by the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) for Interdisciplinary Research. He is the Treasury of the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport, Professor II in the Faculty of Health & Sport Sciences at the University of Agder in Norway, Visiting Professor to the Lithuanian Sports University in Kaunas, Lithuania and Editor-in-Chief of both Basketball Research and the Graduate Journal of Sport, Exercise & Physical Education Research.

Peter O'Donoghue is a Reader at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK. He was Chair of the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport and is General Editor of the International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport. His research interests include racket sport performance and opposition effects in sports performance.

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