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standard deviation

Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788
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A statistical index of the variability of data within a distribution. It is the square root of the average of the squared deviation from the mean; that is, it equals the square root of the variance. ...

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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