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Stefan Szymanski

the most prized skills a batter could possess. We can call this “the Moneyball moment”—the acceptance that data analytics could make a difference to team performance in baseball. All Major League Baseball teams now have an analytics department (see e.g.,  Baumer & Zimbalist, 2014 ), and statisticians

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Bradley D. Hatfield, Calvin M. Lu and Jo B. Zimmerman

to use Big Data and sophisticated statistical methods to identify effective strategies in sports—“the Moneyball moment.” However, much like alchemy, sport analytics is characterized by opacity and secrecy! Sports-Medicine Dimension of Human Performance The sports-medicine area of knowledge is