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Discerning Tactical Patterns for Professional Soccer Teams

Qing Wang, Hengshu Zhu, Wei Hu, Zhiyong Shen, Yuan Yao
2015 Proceedings of the 21th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining - KDD '15  
Analyzing team tactics plays an important role in the professional soccer industry.  ...  To be specific, we first develop a novel model named Team Tactic Topic Model (T 3 M) for learning the latent tactical patterns, which can model the locations and passing relations of players simultaneously  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful feedback and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2783258.2788577 dblp:conf/kdd/WangZHSY15 fatcat:zteuwnpzpvg3jgq4muyd72sh6q

Leadership development in sports teams [chapter]

Stewart Cotterill, Katrien Fransen
2021 Essentials of exercise and sport psychology: An open access textbook  
In team environments the need for, and provision of leadership is a crucial factor impacting upon multiple outcomes for both teams and individuals.  ...  However, historically leadership in team sports has often developed in an ad-hoc and unstructured way.  ...  The guidebook, titled, Becoming an Effective Team Captain: Student-Athlete Guide, focused on topics such as the role of a team captain, effective communication, team motivation, team building and cohesion  ... 
doi:10.51224/b1025 fatcat:jzxp5f5y5zd2lnnrmjjhluotde

Linking Tensegrity to Sports Team Collective Behaviors: Towards the Group-Tensegrity Hypothesis

Paulo Caldeira, Sérgio Teixeira Fonseca, Ana Paulo, Jorge Infante, Duarte Araújo
2020 Sports Medicine - Open  
a volleyball team sub-phase of defense.  ...  Thus, we propose that a group of individuals connected by information can exhibit synergies based on the same principles (group-tensegrity), and we provide an empirical example based on the dynamics of  ...  Acknowledgements Not applicable. Authors' Contributions All authors are responsible for the entire content of the manuscript. The authors read and approved the final manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40798-020-00253-y pmid:32504195 fatcat:tolbmqx5erhtlfyhx5nlubgjb4

Towards Understanding the Analysis, Models, and Future Directions of Sports Social Networks

Zhongbo Bai, Xiaomei Bai, Hang-Hyun Jo
2022 Complexity  
with motif-based graph networks, finding the best collaborative partners in a sports team with attention-aware graph networks, and finding the rising star for a sports team with attribute-based convolutional  ...  Thirdly, we present and compare different sports social network models that have been used for sports social network analysis, modeling, and prediction.  ...  A team tactic topic model is developed to learn the latent tactical patterns, modeling the locations and passing relationships between players simultaneously in soccer teams [57] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/5743825 fatcat:vad6yfyzwfd5dklyo74ecsamqe

Quality and Health-Optimizing Physical Education: Using Assessment at the Health and Education Nexus

Dean Dudley, Victoria Goodyear, David Baxter
2016 Journal of teaching in physical education  
Completes assigned soccer skills/patterns if they are assisted or if the movement is modeled for them to replicate.  ...  OR Creates new strategies, tactics and rules for improving the quality of their soccer performance.  ... 
doi:10.1123/jtpe.2016-0075 fatcat:unlbpxouyfgqth6j5gd55sirbe

The Binding Force: A Practical Model for Building and Maintaining the Coach-Athlete Relationship in Canadian Intercollegiate Team Sport

Dr. Craig M. Behan, PhD student in the School of Exercise Science Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria
2020 International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review  
This definition is applicable to work relationships in team contexts (Costa et al., 2001) .  ...  For this study, coaches from the most 'prevalent' within dual gendered team sports were chosen; men's and women's soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball, and ice hockey.  ... 
doi:10.15520/ijcrr.v11i05.807 fatcat:di3l25lfd5bhlccgwrbi4fov3q

Game Plan: What AI can do for Football, and What Football can do for AI

Karl Tuyls, Shayegan Omidshafiei, Paul Muller, Zhe Wang, Jerome Connor, Daniel Hennes, Ian Graham, William Spearman, Tim Waskett, Dafydd Steel, Pauline Luc, Adria Recasens (+24 others)
2021 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
In this paper, we provide an overarching perspective highlighting how the combination of these fields, in particular, forms a unique microcosm for AI research, while offering mutual benefits for professional  ...  More recently, AI techniques have been applied to football, due to a huge increase in data collection by professional teams, increased computational power, and advances in machine learning, with the goal  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully thank Thomas Anthony and Murray Shanahan for their helpful feedback during the paper writing process.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.1.12505 fatcat:klaw7alkzrhp7kd7ebdefpxh7e

Game Plan: What AI can do for Football, and What Football can do for AI [article]

Karl Tuyls, Shayegan Omidshafiei, Paul Muller, Zhe Wang, Jerome Connor, Daniel Hennes, Ian Graham, William Spearman, Tim Waskett, Dafydd Steele, Pauline Luc, Adria Recasens (+24 others)
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we provide an overarching perspective highlighting how the combination of these fields, in particular, forms a unique microcosm for AI research, while offering mutual benefits for professional  ...  More recently, AI techniques have been applied to football, due to a huge increase in data collection by professional teams, increased computational power, and advances in machine learning, with the goal  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully thank Thomas Anthony and Murray Shanahan for their helpful feedback during the paper writing process.  ... 
arXiv:2011.09192v1 fatcat:wydr55wiz5h6lhuhhjajho4k3i

Acute Effects of Carbohydrate Supplementation on Intermittent Sports Performance

Lindsay Baker, Ian Rollo, Kimberly Stein, Asker Jeukendrup
2015 Nutrients  
., team sports) are diverse in their rules and regulations but similar in the pattern of play; that is, intermittent high-intensity movements and the execution of sport-specific skills over a prolonged  ...  Performance during intermittent sports is dependent upon a combination of anaerobic and aerobic energy systems, both of which rely on muscle glycogen and/or blood glucose as an important substrate for  ...  an enhancement of at least one aspect of soccer skill performance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/nu7075249 pmid:26184303 pmcid:PMC4517026 fatcat:vidchfkoo5bstdp5seqt2wzote

Analysis of movement patterns and work-to-rest ratios for different panels of South African Rugby Union referees during matchrefereeing

J. Wilbur Kraak, Dawie D.J. Malan, H. Pieter van den Berg
2011 International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport  
Running with maximal effort. This is discernible from cruising by arm and head movements.  ...  Aerobic exercise physiology in professional rugby union team. International Journal of Cardiology, 87, 173-177. by an experienced motion analyser.  ...  PROOFREADING Manuscript accepted for publication may be returned to the author(s) for final correction and proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.1080/24748668.2011.11868554 fatcat:ozfwygsk5jghfgq3m4unnbuiga

Abstracts presented at International Congress CIDESD 2019

CIDESD 2019
2019 Motricidade  
a refreshing professional and social scenery.  ...  The International Congress of CIDESD 2019 aims to provide a valuable opportunity for delegates to share, learn from and contribute to the most recent advances in Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences in  ...  Effects of knowing the task duration on players' pacing patterns during soccer small-sided games.  ... 
doi:10.6063/motricidade.16967 fatcat:g5mwfsdzuja2dcshmvf5hcd5fi

Are football referees really biased and inconsistent?: evidence on the incidence of disciplinary sanction in the English Premier League

Peter Dawson, Stephen Dobson, John Goddard, John Wilson
2007 Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society)  
The tendency for away teams to incur more disciplinary points than home teams cannot be attributed to the home advantage effect on match results, and appears to be due to a refereeing bias favouring the  ...  home team.  ...  Introduction In professional team sports with a high public profile, including association football (soccer), disciplinary transgressions by players and sanctions taken by referees provide a rich source  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-985x.2006.00451.x fatcat:4yg7hdgacfazfmqw5frv5iidau

Ars⪚ne Didn't See It: Coaching, Research and the Promise of a Discursive Psychology

Paul K. Miller
2012 International journal of sports science & coaching  
A foundational argument is then made for greater engagement with discursive psychology within the broader realm of coaching science.  ...  To date, it has found applications in the study of medical communication, racism, political discourse, emotion and accounts of success and failure in sport, to highlight but a few.  ...  In addition, recent work by Zucchermaglio and Alby [15] used a discursive perspective to study identity in sports teams and, from doing an ethnographic study of a soccer team for a few months, recorded  ... 
doi:10.1260/1747-9541.7.4.615 fatcat:yx52mepl2bfsrkz4kzmzzcstbi

Educating through the physical--Procedures and implementation

Eitan Eldar
2006 International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy  
Strenuous activity, competition, adherence to rules, team play, frustration and joy are all characteristics inherent in sport that make it a perfect "school for life".  ...  This paper presents a model of Educating through the Physical, in which behavioral goals are achieved and mastered within the context of physical activity and then generalized across other settings and  ...  The "Are you Square" game (Eldar, Morris, Da Costa, & Wolf, 2006) exemplifies the application of this model.  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0100793 fatcat:qjovydat7vfzxmpw5jxegrcxdy

SiMAMT

D. Michael Franklin, Xiaolin Hu
2017 International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research  
Similar structures can be seen in game environments, where agents work together as teams to compete with other teams.  ...  scenarios; a robust simulation space for such complex and intricate interaction; an approximation algorithm that allows for strategy inference within these systems in interactive-time; experimental results  ...  Figure 5 .Figure 5 55 15: Soccer FieldNext, consider Professional Speedball Paintball.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijmstr.2017010101 fatcat:26teugpppramlexnt5iw623bgi
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