The Research Skill EVERY Coach Needs To Know w/Nick Winkelman

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How To Get Better At Understanding Sports Science Research

Do you actually know how to read a sports science research article? Do you know how to determine if it's quality or if it's poorly structured?

In part one of this two part series with Nick Winkelman we discuss 'what you need to know about reading sports science research articles' including:

  • What's the best way to approach interpreting a research journal article?
  • What are your favorite resources for research?
  • How can coaches best stay up to date in research areas they are most passionate about?
  • Where to go to get access to research articles?
  • How to critically evaluate a research article
  • Difference between a meta-analysis and a peer reviewed article
  • Where is the best place to start when reading a single research article?
  • What is meant by the term a 'methodological flaw'?
  • What is the difference between practical significance and statistacal significance?
  • How to use research when making pragmatic decisions in coaching
  • Is 'personal bias' a negative attribute in interpreting research?
  • Nick's ALERT STATEMENT for coaches when it comes to research
  • Plus more!

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