Editor's choice: team sports

Team sports have a rare ability to unite and, sometimes, divide us. At a professional level, it's not just individual athletic performance that's vital to success, but also the performance of the team as a group, and the support of the fans. In this Collection, we bring together just a few of our recent papers on team sports, including research that investigates sporting technique, the phenomenon of home advantage, and the connections between sport and ageing.


An aerial view of players running on a soccer pitch

Social effects

Machine learning methods