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  • Writer's pictureJo Clubb

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

08:29 Today's sponsor: Action Apps

08:53 Excel method 4

10:58 Using rolling averages over time

12:37 Using z-scores in data visualisation


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