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Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport

Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport

I’ve decided to give the best tweets of the week a miss this week and instead highlight the fact that a new issue of the International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport is out. This journal is not free but most students or academics should have access to it. There were 25 paper published in […]

Marginal Gains v Exceptional Gains

Marginal Gains v Exceptional Gains

 ”If I’d asked my customers what they wanted they’s have asked for faster horses”.  - Henry Ford Steve Jobs & Henry Ford have understood the philosophy of exceptional gains probably better than anybody in else in business. 2 genuine visionaries who were not interested in making marginal improvements – they gazed into the future and saw […]

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

Below is a round-up of some of the latest and greatest tweets from this week. I don’t go into too much detail here but I encourage you to check them all out in your own time. 1. The Art & Science of Crap Detection ‘One of the ironies of modern culture is that, despite the […]

Can Players Game The System?

Can Players Game The System?

I remember hearing one story about when Clive Woodward introduced heart rate monitors to the England Rugby team. After the warm up on the first day of the players wearing these new devices Woodward called everyone in to explain the next drill. While Woodward is talking Will Greenwood won’t stop jogging on the spot, after […]

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

Below is a round-up of some of the latest and greatest tweets from this week. I don’t go into too much detail here but I encourage you to check them all out in your own time. 1. Understanding Regression in Football This is probably my favourite piece from the last week. A very clear explanation […]

Performance Analysis MSc Cardiff Met – A Students Perspective

Performance Analysis MSc Cardiff Met – A Students Perspective

Mike Haines details his experience studying an MSc at Cardiff Met University. Mike has plenty of practical analysis experience and recently completed the MSc, below he describes the course at Cardiff Met, what he got from the course and some great advice to anybody thinking of following a similar path.  Mike has his own blog […]

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

Below is a round-up of some of the latest and greatest tweets from this week. I don’t go into too much detail here but I encourage you to check them all out in your own time. 1. Twinterview with Darren Burgess I linked to this during the week but the Journal of Sports Sciences conduct […]

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

10 Analysis Tweets You Might Have Missed

Below is a round-up of some of the latest and greatest tweets from this week. I don’t go into too much detail here but I encourage you to check them all out in your own time. 1) Working For Free? If you only read one of these pieces this should be the one. A detailed […]

Middlesex Uni MSc Performance Analysis

Middlesex Uni MSc Performance Analysis

A Students Perspective As the number of Performance Analysis MSc courses grows I thought it would be a good idea to get a students perspective. So I caught up with Eanna Kennedy to find out his experience in Middlesex University last year. Here are some of the questions I put to Eanna. I’m sure if […]

Performance Analysis Kit Bag – External Power

Performance Analysis Kit Bag – External Power

Rather than write a big post reviewing this device – I thought it would be better to to do a quick video review. The Anker Astro Pro2 2000 High Capacity Battery. Getting a reliable power supply at grounds can be a real pain. Sometimes even if you can find power you have to run long […]