Match Statistics as Predictors of Team's Performance in Elite competitive Handball

Gabriel Daza, Ana Andres, Rafael Tarrago

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The aim of the present study was to identify performance indicators able to predict victory in a handball match. A documental research was carried out based on data from 80 matches from the Men's Handball World Championship, held in Qatar in 2015. Data was obtained from the International Handball Federation website. Reliability was determined through intra and inter-observer agreement. Our results show that the combination of attack, defense, and goalkeeper indicators adequately predicted winning a match. Specifically, the multivariate logistic regression analysis showed that shots saved by other team's goalkeeper, technical fouls, steals, and own goalkeeper's saves were adequate predictors of team performance. We also analysed the cut-off points of key performance indicators that significantly predict the victory of a match. The study of objective performance indicators and their relationship with team outcome can be useful to trainers as a tool to assess different match features.
Títol traduït de la contribucióEstadística del partido como predictor del rendimiento de equipo en el balonmano de élite
Idioma originalAnglès
Pàgines (de-a)149-161
Nombre de pàgines13
RevistaINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCE
Volum13
Número48
DOIs
Estat de la publicacióPublicada - d’abr. 2017

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