Updated on: 2020-05-05
There have been a number of criticisms of “magnitude-based inferences” (Batterham and Hopkins 2006) which is a unique approach to statistics in the sport and exercise science community. As an author of the mbir package (Peterson and Caldwell 2019), I have been watching this all develop closely. What is clear from the criticisms is that MBI has some fatal flaws directly related to the sample size estimations and the interpretations of the probabilities that the MBI spreadsheets provide (Lohse et al.
This is my personal blog area on my website. This is a place for me to express my personal thoughts in a relaxed nature. Most of my writing has been published in academic journals, and most of it is difficult to read and well boring. My hope is this blog will provide me an outlet to communicate directly and informally than my academic writing.
What to expect Well, this is the boring part.