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Journal of Athletic EnhancementISSN: 2324-9080

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Editorial, J Athl Enhanc Vol: 10 Issue: 9

Identifying the Players in Sports Analytics Research

Christos Tjortjis*

International Hellenic University, Department Science and Technology, Thermi, Greece

*Corresponding author: Christos Tjortjis, International Hellenic University, Department Science and Technology, Thermi, Greece, Tel: +303589548446; E-mail: Christos45@gmail.com

Received date: 08 September, 2021; Accepted date: 21 September, 2021; Published date: 28 September, 2021

Keywords: Sports Injuries and rehabilitation, Athletic Physiology, Biomechanics

Editorial Note

Sports analytics are a set of relevant, historical, statistics which will provide a competitive advantage to a team or individual. Through the gathering and analysis of those data, sports analytics inform players, coaches, and other staff so as to facilitate deciding both during and before sporting events. The term sports analytics was popularized in mainstream sports culture following the discharge of the 2011 film, Money ball, during which Oakland Athletics head Billy Beane relies heavily on the utilization of analytics to create a competitive team on a minimal budget. There are two key aspects of sports analytics on-field and off-field analytics. On-field analytics deals with improving the on-field performance of teams and players. It digs deep into aspects like game tactics and player fitness. Off-field analytics deals with the business side of sports. Off-field analytics focuses on helping a sports organization or body surface patterns and insights through data that might help increase ticket and merchandise sales, improve fan engagement, etc. Off-field analytics essentially uses data to assist rights holders to make decisions that might cause higher growth and increased profitability.

Another significant impact sports analytics have had on professional sports is in reference to sports gambling. Thorough sports analytics have taken sports gambling to new levels, whether it's fantasy sports leagues or nightly wagers, bettors now have more information at their disposal to assist aid deciding. A variety of companies and web pages are developed to assist provide fans with up-to-the-minute information for his or her betting needs. The MLB has set the benchmark in sports analytics for a variety of years; with a number of the game's brightest minds having never stepped foot into the warmth of a serious or minor’s baseball. Theo Epstein of the Chicago cubs is one amongst one in every of one among those minds who have never suited up in a baseball game; instead, Epstein relies on his yale university education and therefore the numbers behind the sport to form many of his decisions.

sports leagues or nightly wagers, bettors now have more information at their disposal to assist aid deciding. A variety of companies and web pages are developed to assist provide fans with up-to-the-minute information for his or her betting needs. The MLB has set the benchmark in sports analytics for a variety of years; with a number of the game's brightest minds having never stepped foot into the warmth of a serious or minor’s baseball. Theo Epstein of the Chicago cubs is one amongst one in every of one among those minds who have never suited up in a baseball game; instead, Epstein relies on his yale university education and therefore the numbers behind the sport to form many of his decisions.

Sports analytics have had a significant impact on the sector of play but sports analytics have also contributed to the growing industry of sports gambling, which accounts for about 13% of the worldwide gambling industry. Valued somewhere between $700-$1,000 billion, sports gambling is extremely popular among groups of all types, from avid sports fans to recreational gamblers, you'd be hard-pressed to seek out knowledgeable sporting events with nothing riding on the results. Many gamblers are interested in sports gambling due to the plethora of data and analytics that are at their disposal when making decisions. One gambler, Bob Stoll, has been before the analytics curve for a variety of years, successfully betting against the road 56% of the time in college football, a big rate as a winning percentage above 52.4% is taken into account profitable. With the number of statistics so openly available to fans, Stoll combines a variety of various statistics like, home and away records, record vs. divisional/non-divisional teams, rush yards per rush, etc., to form educated picks that have paid off quite half the time.

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