publication . Article . 2012

Performance analytic processes in elite sport practice: an exploratory investigation of the perspectives of a sport scientist, coach and athlete

Bampouras, Theodoros; Cronin, Colum; Miller, Paul K.;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2012 Journal: International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, volume 12, pages 468-483 (issn: 2474-8668, eissn: 1474-8185, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: Bolivia
Abstract
In recent years, there have been an increasing number of studies exploring the benefits of performance analysis both for sports and the sport sciences. Comparatively little empirical research exists, however, pertaining directly to the application and use of performance analysis. The aim of this paper is to explore the in-practice application of performance analysis. A sport scientist, an international coach and a former professional athlete, all having used performance analysis and unrelated to each other, were interviewed on their extensive experience in the use of performance analysis. The results indicated that, although the object and receiver of performanc...
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free text keywords: Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Simulation, Qualitative research, Coaching, business.industry, business, Elite, Empirical research, Psychology, Z267, Z807
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