R, Sports, Statistics

Using segmented regression to analyse world record running times

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You can immediately see that the speed declines very rapidly from the sprint events. Perhaps it would be better to plot this using a logarithmic x-scale, adding some labels at the same time. I also added some colour for what I call standard events – where “standard” is the type of distance you would see regularly at a world championships…
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