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Analysis Archives – A Conclusion

After wading through over 250kgs of paper, and scanning 3gb of documents, the process of digitising Keith's records has come to an end (for...

Keith Lyons’ PhD – A Sociological Analysis of the Teaching of Boys in Physical...

This thesis presents a sociological analysis, of the teaching of boys physical education and is based on a three-year research link with five teachers in two secondary schools. In the thesis, this link is characterised as ethnographic and the implications of the link for both the process and product of research are considered.

Physical Education Teaching and Participation

Increasing participation and quality of Physical Educational was a passion of Keith including his PhD.

Performance Analysis Literature & History

Keith was at the forefront of Notational Analysis and its evolution to Performance Analysis. This post includes a number of articles from Keith and his colleagues about Performance Analysis:

Football Analysis

Although Keith's focus was primarily on Rugby Union during his time at the Performance Analysis Unit in Cardiff, there was some analysis done for...

Notational Analysis History

1992-First-World-Congress-of-Notational-Analysis-of-SportDownload The-Hand-Notation-SystemDownload What is Notational Analysis - Mike Hughes 1990 Download

1998 Rugby Union Analysis

It looks like 1998 was a vry tough tour for Wales as outlined in this article 1998-Rugby-Union-Wales-Tour-of-South-Africa-and-ZimbabweDownload 19980124-Italy-v-SoctlandDownload 19980207-Wales-v-ItalyDownload 19980221-England-v-WalesDownload 19980307-Review-of-Referee-for-Wales-v-Scotland-matchDownload

The Keith Lyons Scholarship

On Friday 5th February, the inaugural Keith Lyons Scholarship was awarded at the Braidwood and District Education Foundation Presentation Evening to Mya Nipperess. Keith's...

Sports Education Courses

Although the below documents are not analysis they do give a background to what Keith was working on before he moved to Performance Analysis full time. These were Sports Education course Keith wrote and ran while at UWIC in 1991 and 1992.

2000 Cricket Women’s World Cup Analysis

New Zealand won the tournament and by reading through Keith's analysis a sign of their success was being caught at Mid On more than any other team.