Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport: second edition

2nd Edition

Mike Hughes, Ian Franks

Published April 20, 2015
Textbook - 430 Pages
ISBN 9781138022997 - CAT# Y165873

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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to this core discipline of contemporary sport science. It introduces the fundamental theory of match and performance analysis, using real-world illustrative examples and data throughout, and explores the applied contexts in which analysis can have a significant influence on performance.

This second edition includes three completely new chapters covering the key emerging topics of dynamic systems, momentum and performance profiling, as well as updated coverage of core topics in the performance analysis curriculum such as:

  • designing notation systems
  • analysing performance data
  • qualitative analysis of technique
  • time-motion analysis
  • probability
  • using feedback technologies
  • performance analysis and coaching.

With extended coverage of contemporary issues in performance analysis and contributions from leading performance analysis researchers and practitioners, Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport is a complete textbook for any performance analysis course, as well as an invaluable reference for sport science or sport coaching students and researchers, and any coach, analyst or athlete looking to develop their professional insight.


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