From recording discrete actions to studying continuous goal-directed behaviours in team sports

  title={From recording discrete actions to studying continuous goal-directed behaviours in team sports},
  author={Vanda Correia and Duarte Ara{\'u}jo and Lu{\'i}s Vilar and Keith Davids},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={546 - 553}
Abstract This paper highlights the importance of examining interpersonal interactions in performance analysis of team sports, predicated on the relationship between perception and action, compared to the traditional cataloguing of actions by individual performers. We discuss how ecological dynamics may provide a potential unifying theoretical and empirical framework to achieve this re-emphasis in research. With reference to data from illustrative studies on performance analysis and sport… 

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