Several Australian unis and the AIS have used a method called MBI to do research. Statisticians say it does not work, and the findings are flawed. New from me
Excellent article by on MBI. Some comments and notes to follow.
Sports science: possibly the only field worse than nutrition science. 🤦🏽‍♂️ Cold water poured on scientific studies based on 'statistical cult'
This defense of MBI is telling: "Within the sports science discipline, researchers typically try and find improvements that might allow performance to improve by the smallest margin in elite athletes. The difference between elite athletes is minuscule...
"Sports science" is widely regarded as a shady corner of medicine but this is amazing/hilarious. I hope someone is checking if UK research has been funded/published using this method?
Cold water poured on scientific studies based on 'statistical cult'
Cold water poured on AUS sports scientific studies based on 'statistical cult' via