A method to optimize a typology-based classification system

SCHNITZLER, C, CROFT, J, BUTTON, C, ULMERS, M and DAVIDS, Keith (2014). A method to optimize a typology-based classification system. Procedia Engineering, 72, 9-13.

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Abstract

This study sought to provide guidelines for implementing typology-based qualitative analysis of human movement patterns. Fifteen participant-analysts were instructed how to classify treading water behaviours into eight different categories using a training set of videos. They were later provided with two additional sets of videos called validation, and test sets. Results first identified reliable (n=9), and not reliable (n=6) analysts. A decision study outlined that one analyst was sufficient to reliably categorize the behaviours in the ‘reliable’ analyst group, whereas up to four were necessary in the ‘unreliable’ group. These data provided new insights into more objective qualitative analysis methods for understanding human movement behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The Engineering of Sport 10
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.06.003
Depositing User: Carole Harris
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2016 09:24
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 23:17
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12541

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