Individual home advantage with individual data

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Home advantage (HA) is a well-documented phenomenon in (professional) team sports. However, there is also a growing body of evidence that in individual sports home athletes have an advantage. I define HA as ‘the performance advantage of an athlete, team, or country when they compete at a home ground compared to their performance under similar conditions at an away ground’. In this chapter, I review some of this evidence and will present results of its relevance in one particular sport: speedskating.
Originele taal-2English
TitelHome advantage in sport causes and the effect on performance
RedacteurenM.A. Gómez-Ruano, R. Pollard, C. Lago-Peñas
Plaats van productieNew York
UitgeverijRoutledge
Hoofdstuk25
Pagina's251-259
Aantal pagina's9
ISBN van elektronische versie9781003081456
ISBN van geprinte versie9780367533298, 9780367533267
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StatusPublished - 28-okt.-2021

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