Qualitative and quantitative methods in the study of martial arts and combat sports: a panel based on personal experiences

Thomas A. Green, Stefania Skowron- Markowska, Wojciech Cynarski, Carlos Gutiérrez García, Abel Figueiredo, Jozef Simenko

Abstract


In this panel, five experts present their personal experiences in martial arts and combat sports (MA&CS) research. These experiences represent the two classic approaches to our studies: the quantitative and the qualitative. Above all, the panel aims to foster debate and reflection on the complementarity of these methods when trying to embrace the complexity of MA&CS.


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Martial arts; combat sports; scientific research; qualitative methods; quantitative methods

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