Examining the influence of skin tone on playing position in the Premier and English Football Leagues

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Ing, Charles; Guppy , Fergus; Mills, John; Markham, Tom; Mills , John; Ing, Charles;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/H9F35, doi: 10.31236/OSF.IO/H9F35
  • Subject: bepress|Life Sciences|Kinesiology|Psychology of Movement | SportRxiv|Sport and Exercise Science|Psychology of Sport and Exercise | bepress|Life Sciences|Kinesiology | SportRxiv|Sport and Exercise Science
    mesheuropmc: human activities | integumentary system

Within the present manuscript we explore the role of skin tone on playing position within English football’s top four professional leagues. Player data (N = 4,515) was collected across five seasons (2010-2015). Results indicate that in general, darker skin toned players... View more
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