Liz and LauraEllen debate whether or not the evolution of soccer research actually matters. Hint: it does. LauraEllen goes on yet another (humorous) tangent about research methods. Liz brings a rational approach. Together, they talk about how the evolution of soccer research informs future research.
Link to article: Evolution of soccer as a research topic, Kirkendall, 2020
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Welcome to Soccer Better– Season 3. We’re Liz and LauraEllen. Liz is a lawyer and LauraEllen is a scientist. We’ve decided to put our education to use by digging into the analytical side of all things soccer. Each episode we discuss a piece of soccer or sports research. Join us as we discover how we can all, Soccer Better.
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Does the evolution of soccer research actually matter?