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The Anatomy of a Successful Olympic Coach: Actor, Agent, Author

Clifford J. Mallett and Tristan J. Coulter

The Big Idea 

As a graduate student eons ago, we remember a talk given in a class by a highly-regarded exercise scientist.  As he moseyed through a lecture on scientific truths, he warned the neophyte researchers sitting before him that when it comes to such truth claims, an N of 1 is an N of 0 (N refers to the number of subjects in a study).  In other words, truth-seeking requires objectivity; truth-seeking requires quite more than a single subject; and truth-seeking requires...

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