24E – Sport Science Shorts: Nonverbal Communication

How important is nonverbal communication (e.g., hand gestures, high fives, using gaze) in sports? Why is a lot of the communication that occurs between athletes ineffective?
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Intrateam communication and performance in doubles tennis
Real-time communication during play: Analysis of team-mates’ talk and interaction
Tactile Communication, Cooperation, and Performance: An Ethological Study of the NBA

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