This week the MIT Sloan Analytics Conference will showcase some of the cutting-edge research happening in sports statistics. What do the themes from this year suggest about the state-of-the-art in quantitative work in sport?
Selected research. Full list can be found on Google Scholar. Farrow, D., Reid, M., Buszard, T., & Kovalchik, S. (2017). Charting the development of sport expertise: challenges and opportunities. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1-20. Albert, J., & Kovalchik, S. (2017). The Do’s and Don’ts of Sports Metrics: The Tennis ATP Leaderboard. CHANCE, 30(1), 26-34. Kovalchik, S. A., Bane, M. K., & Reid, M. (2016). Getting to the top: an analysis of 25 years of career rankings trajectories for professional women’s tennis.