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Laird, P., & McLeod, K. (2009). Notational analysis of scoring techniques in competitive men’s karate. International journal of performance analysis in sport, 9(2), (171-187). doi:10.1080/24748668.2009.11868475. ISSN 1474-8185
The aim of this study was to determine frequencies of scoring techniques executed during a series of karate fights and whether there was a difference between the techniques us...
Laird, P. & Waters, L. (2008). Eyewitness Recollection of Sport Coaches. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 8(1), 76-84. ISSN 1474-8185
The current study is based on the works of Franks and Miller (1986) Eyewitness Testimony in Sport which measured coaches' observational accuracy from one half of an internatio...
Laird, P. & Lorimer, R. (2004). An examination of try scoring in rugby union: a review of international rugby statistics. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 4(1), 72-80. ISSN 1474-8185
The purpose of this study was to review some of the key statistics collected by the International Rugby Board (IRB) in their review of the game (2003) and to compare these fin...
Laird, P. & Sutherland, P. (2003). Penalty Corners in Field Hockey: A guide to success. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 3(1), 19-26. ISSN 1474-8185
The purpose of this study was to devise a suitable notational analysis system (video analysis combined with hand notation) to help coaches and players improve their performanc...