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Notational Analysis of Sport: Systems for Better Coaching and Performance in Sport / Edition 2

Notational Analysis of Sport: Systems for Better Coaching and Performance in Sport / Edition 2

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Notational analysis is used by coaches and sport scientists to gather objective data on the performance of athletes. Tactics, technique, individual athlete movement and work-rate can all be analyzed, enabling coaches and athletes to learn more about performance and gain a competitive advantage.
Systems for notational analysis are becoming increasingly sophisticated, reflecting the demands of coaches and scientists, as well as improvements in technology. This new edition is updated with information about the latest technology and research in notational analysis. There's also practical guidance for constructing notational systems for any sport and relating data to real-life performance and coaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415290050
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/16/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Mike Hughes is Director of Performance Analysis at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. He is also Chair of the International Society of Performance Analysis, and a National Squad Coach for the England and Wales Squash Team.

Table of Contents

Why and how feedback has been used - a review of the literature. The use of video in notational analysis. Sports analysis. Notational analysis - a review of the literature. How to develop a notation system. Examples of notation systems. How to develop a computerized notation system. Analysis of coaching behaviour - a review. Summary and conclusions. References. Index.

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