Keith Lyons

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Keith Lyons (7 May 1952 – 13 May 2020)[1] was a Welsh-born Australian educator and sport scientist. His works were analysis of performance in sport. He was the author of the first book on the use of video in sport.[2] He was born in Buckley, Wales.

Lyons founded the Centre for Notational Analysis at the Cardiff Institute of Higher Education in 1992.[3][4] He moved to Australia in 2002 to take up a position as the founding Coordinator of Performance Analysis at the Australian Institute of Sport.[5] He was the founding Director of the Institute of Sport Studies at the University of Canberra in 2009.[6]

Lyons died on 13 May 2020 in Braidwood, New South Wales at the age of 68.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vale Keith". Clyde Street. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  2. Lyons, Keith (1988). Using Video in Sport. Huddersfield: Springfield Books. ISBN 0-947655-29-8.
  3. "History". Centre for Performance Analysis. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  4. "Performance Analysis at UWIC". Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  5. "Movement Science Our History". Australian Institute of Sport. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  6. "About UCNISS". Wikiversity. Retrieved 5 April 2016.