By Peter O'Donoghue

Performance research has develop into a necessary instrument for coaches, athletes, activities corporations and educational researchers. amassing and reading functionality facts permits coaches to enhance their education programmes, athletes to make larger tactical judgements, activities firms to control groups extra successfully, and researchers to advance a greater figuring out of activities functionality. This publication is a necessary advent to the elemental rules of functionality research of recreation and the way to boost and function functionality research systems.


Containing labored examples from genuine physical activities all through, the ebook introduces the fundamentals of quantitative and qualitative functionality research, studies the different sorts of knowledge and knowledge that functionality research can generate, and explains tips to try for reliability. It offers a step by step consultant to constructing either handbook and computerised research structures, and writing up and offering findings from functionality research programmes. Representing the main updated, concise and interesting creation to activities functionality research, this booklet is a perfect direction textual content for all introductory functionality research classes, in addition to a useful primer for coaches and practitioners in sport.

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