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Government facing criticism for Baroness Grey Thompson snub - BBC Sport

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BBC Sport Government facing criticism for Baroness Grey Thompson snub BBC Sport An interview panel headed by Sir Keith Mills originally recommended she replace Baroness Campbell as chairman of UK Sport, with Nick Bitel, chief executive of the...
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Olympics - Australia closer to sports lottery for funding athletes

Olympics - Australia closer to sports lottery for funding athletes | lIASIng | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's federal sports minister Greg Hunt has thrown his weight behind a push for a national lottery to boost funding for athletes and arrest the country's slide down the Olympic medals table.
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Tweet from @mixedknuts

Enjoyable rebuttal from @mixedknuts. Fits with an applied sports analytics learning of my own: accuracy isn't as important as you think. https://t.co/QOElP8rDJV
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March Machine Learning Mania, 1st Place Winner's Interview: Andrew Landgraf

March Machine Learning Mania, 1st Place Winner's Interview: Andrew Landgraf | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Kaggle’s 2017 March Machine Learning Mania competition challenged Kagglers to do what millions of sports fans do every year–try to predict the winners and losers of the US men’s college…
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Tweet from @StatsbyLopez

I tried spider charts. While looking fancy, line charts are in most cases much easier to process (or directly go to heatmaps/clustergrams) https://t.co/uYYZ9Bey34
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Short-term heat acclimation and precooling, independently and combined, improve 5 km running performance in the heat.

Short-term heat acclimation and precooling, independently and combined, improve 5 km running performance in the heat. | lIASIng | Scoop.it
J Strength Cond Res. 2017 May 5. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001979. [Epub ahead of print]
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Predicting the Baseball Hall of Fame

Predicting the Baseball Hall of Fame | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Intro The Great Bambino. The Big Unit. Joltin' Joe. Henry Rowengartner. If you're familiar with the sport of baseball, you might recognize some of these names
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The spike in three-shot fouls

The spike in three-shot fouls | lIASIng | Scoop.it
A dramatic spike in three-shot fouls — a 90.2 percent increase over the last 14 seasons — has led to calls for the NBA to do something.
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2nd Annual Football Analytics and Performance Evaluation

2nd Annual Football Analytics and Performance Evaluation | lIASIng | Scoop.it

Football Analytics and Performance Evaluation Summit Barcelona
https://t.co/V3t9aGCjGm

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Blackcurrant - the building evidence as the new 'secret weapon' for sports performance and recovery gains

Blackcurrant - the building evidence as the new 'secret weapon' for sports performance and recovery gains | lIASIng | Scoop.it
How #blackcurrants are becoming influential in the #British #sports performance larder https://t.co/bBTsLmXbA0 @CurranzSport
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Monitoring Athlete Training Loads: Consensus Statement (PDF Download Available)

Monitoring Athlete Training Loads: Consensus Statement (PDF Download Available) | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Official Full-Text Publication: Monitoring Athlete Training Loads: Consensus Statement on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.
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Cash for gold: The making of British Olympic success

Cash for gold: The making of British Olympic success | lIASIng | Scoop.it

The Talent Lab: The Secret to Finding, Creating and Sustaining Success. By Owen Slot with Simon Timson and Chelsea Warr. Ebury Press; 304 pages; £20.

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KINEXON Basketball Analytics Platform Offers NCAA Teams Solution For Player Load

KINEXON Basketball Analytics Platform Offers NCAA Teams Solution For Player Load | lIASIng | Scoop.it

KINEXON recently demonstrated its basketball tracking and analytics to college coaches in hopes of partnering with NCAA programs.

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The Quiet eye and its application to skill acquisition and performance

Eye tracking is helping people perform better https://t.co/9o78tqLGSr
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What's the best way to identify talent? The statistics vs visuals debate

What's the best way to identify talent? The statistics vs visuals debate | lIASIng | Scoop.it
How do we properly identify talent? It's one of football's most inexact sciences. Should we delve into statistics or use our eyes and experience?
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Yachting New Zealand - High Performance Programme Manager

Yachting New Zealand - High Performance Programme Manager | lIASIng | Scoop.it
News and Features from the Official Website for World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport of sailing.
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Neurophysiology and readiness, rather than mental toughness and grit

Neurophysiology and readiness, rather than mental toughness and grit | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Finding ways in which athletes can be ready for the demands of sport training and competition is paramount for success. The scope of this summary will clarify the importance of why we need to depart from concepts of ‘mental toughness’ and ‘grit’ and, instead, focus on understanding neurophysiology and readiness to create opportunities for managing …
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79-year-old NBA scout has embraced analytics but never abandoned the good old eye test

79-year-old NBA scout has embraced analytics but never abandoned the good old eye test | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Longtime Bullets GM Bob Ferry has influenced generations of basketball scouts, and today watches NBA hopefuls for the Brooklyn Nets.
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New deep learning techniques analyze athletes' decision-making

New deep learning techniques analyze athletes' decision-making | lIASIng | Scoop.it
Sports analytics is routinely used to assign values to such things as shots taken or to compare player performance, but a new automated method based on deep learning techniques - developed by researchers at Disney Research
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Exercise during Pregnancy - not only is it ok, it’s actually recommended - Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians

Exercise during Pregnancy - not only is it ok, it’s actually recommended - Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians | lIASIng | Scoop.it


10 May 2017
Dr Brandi Cole

Gone are the days when pregnancy was considered a time for confinement, a 9-month sentence to the couch, to lie there and “rest” as your baby developed, while overindulging on any food that took you
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Can NBA substitution networks explain a team’s performance?

Can NBA substitution networks explain a team’s performance? | lIASIng | Scoop.it

What attributes explain a team's win-loss performance? 

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Basketball participation at all time high as Schick sponsors Secondary Schools Nationals

Today Basketball New Zealand announced the Secondary Schools National Basketball Championships have been renamed the Schick Championships, as Schick New Zealand has signed on as a community-level sponsor.  

Chief Executive of Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ), Iain Potter, says the shaving-solutions company was excited by the opportunity due to the runaway popularity of basketball in New Zealand.

“The New Zealand Secondary School Sports Council (NZSSSC) released their annual censu
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Digging for diamonds: Talent identification process values potential over performance

Digging for diamonds: Talent identification process values potential over performance | lIASIng | Scoop.it

What qualities should club coaches be looking for when recommending players for performance centres? And what screening methods do coaches adopt at talent centres to help them pinpoint those with star potential? 

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Henry Chadwick: ‘The Father of Sport Notation’ – Part One

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Simon Eaves: Henry Chadwick: ‘The Father of Sport Notation’ – Part One | Playing Pasts https://t.co/Npeubpf235

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