Statistical Analysis in Sport & Exercise Science

Recommended Reading

Conway, B. (2017) Smallest Worthwhile Change -

Halsey, L. (2019) The reign of the p-value is over: what alternative analyses could we employ to fill the power vacuum? Biol. Lett. 15: 20190174

Sauret, J. (2018) Reliability -

Spiegelhalter, D. (2019) The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data. Pelican Books

Turner, A., Brazier, J., Bishop, C., Chavda, S., Cree, J., & Read, P. (2015). Data analysis for strength and conditioning coaches: Using excel to analyze reliability, differences, and relationships. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 37(1), 76-83.

Funder, D. C., & Ozer, D. J. (2019). Evaluating effect size in psychological research: Sense and nonsense. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 2515245919847202.


Field, A. (2013). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics. Sage [google books]

Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R., & Friedman, J. (2009). The elements of statistical learning: data mining, inference, and prediction, New York: Springer. [full text]

James, G., Witten, D., Hastie, T., & Tibshirani, R. (2013). An introduction to statistical learning: with applications in R. New York: Springer. [full text]

Further Reading

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