An Introduction to Z Scores in Sports Science
In this video, I discuss how to calculate a z-score and why it can be so valuable in sports science. I'll show you multiple different ways to calculate it, including a simple but invaluable trick in Microsoft Excel!
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00:00 Why is a z-score so useful?
01:14 Standard Normal Distribution
02:17 How to calculate a z-score
02:45 Excel method 1
04:05 Excel method 2
04:32 Excel method 3
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08:53 Excel method 4
10:58 Using rolling averages over time
12:37 Using z-scores in data visualisation