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82.95% of UK fans to boycott Super League (1,471 fans surveyed)

82.95% of UK fans to boycott Super League (1,471 fans surveyed)

Fans have been expressing their fury at clubs after the announcement of the Super League on Sunday. We ran a flash poll to understand if the fury stretches as far as to boycott the Super League games and companies that will broadcast, support, or sponsor it. Key Findings: 82.95% of UK based will boycott the Super League Only 43.08% of US fans to boycott with 34.69% still undecided 67.91% of fans outside of the UK and US to boycott the Super League 84% of UK based fans of[…]


Viewership to Quadruple [Women’s Football Survey]

Viewership to Quadruple [Women’s Football Survey]

We surveyed more than 5000 football(soccer) fans to understand their viewing habits and interest levels when it comes to women’s professional league football. Key Findings: If women’s football is easily accessible on TV, the viewership could increase by 300%-350%. 34.4% of UK male fans willing to watch if the leagues are on TV; as opposed to 27.1% of UK women fans. UK male football fans form 61.9% viewership of women’s football leagues in the country. I[…]


Gloomy Future for Domestic Players in EuroLeague

Gloomy Future for Domestic Players in EuroLeague

After analyzing the influence and continued growth of American players in the EuroLeague, we decided to look at the evolution of domestic players in the highest European basketball competition. We analyzed 2,634 EuroLeague players over 21 seasons to see how domestic players’ overall numbers and contributions changed in recent years compared to early seasons. Key findings Domestic players’ time on the court over the last 3 EuroLeague seasons declined 36% compa[…]


69 Years of Height Evolution in the NBA [4,379 players analyzed]

69 Years of Height Evolution in the NBA [4,379 players analyzed]

“You can’t teach height” - Red Auerbach We spent 2 months analyzing 24,489 records of 4,379 NBA players during 69 NBA seasons in order to show how the game of basketball evolved through the evolution of players’ height. Special note to Kirk Goldsberry, whose book “Sprawlball” inspired the creation of this research. This article is a height spinoff of “Sprawlball”. Key findings: The average NBA player has never been shorter[…]


Quarantine Weight Gain: 35.82% Gained Weight During Pandemic [19,903 Person Study]

Quarantine Weight Gain: 35.82% Gained Weight During Pandemic [19,903 Person Study]

In previous research, we found that the lockdown led to people exercising more than they were prior to the pandemic - staying active to enjoy the health benefits of exericse. Additionally, we have found that nearly 70% of gym members haven’t gone back to their gyms, nor do they plan to anytime soon. All along, conversations regarding the “Quarantine 15” and weight gain during the pandemic have been ongoing. In order to learn just how this pandemic has i[…]


Away teams 41.6% more likely to be shown a red card [Data analysis]

Away teams 41.6% more likely to be shown a red card [Data analysis]

To understand the impact that red cards have on football matches we have collected data from 19,985 games in Europe’s top 5 leagues over the last 10 years. The data below includes games from the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League between 2010 and 2020. This analysis examines the number of red cards for home teams versus the number of red cards for away teams. Key Findings: Away teams 41.6% more likely to[…]


Red cards down 21.4% in last decade [Analysis of 19,985 games]

Red cards down 21.4% in last decade [Analysis of 19,985 games]

To understand the impact that red cards have on football matches we have collected data from 19,985 games in Europe’s top 5 leagues over the last 11 years. The data below includes games from the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League between seasons 2009/10 and 2019/20. This is the first of a series of articles analyzing 11 years’ worth of red card data and focuses on the frequency of red cards. Key Fin[…]


Hiking in the US has Never Been More Popular [Study]

Hiking in the US has Never Been More Popular [Study]

We’ve partnered with AllTrails, the largest hiking and trail-specific navigation app, to explore what effect COVID-19 has had on hiking since the pandemic started. To do this we’ve analyzed 7,927,354 activities logged on AllTrails since January 1st, 2016. Key Findings The number of hikes logged in 2020 was up 171.36% compared to 2019 The number of individual hikers in 2020 increased 134.7% compared to 2019 The number of hikes logged per user (HPU) has increas[…]


Calories Burned Running: How Many Calories Burned Running?

Calories Burned Running: How Many Calories Burned Running?

All types of exercise benefits you by burning calories. Specifically, running is one of the most effective exercises to help you burn calories. In this study, we analyze the number of calories burned running, from every angle. The study breaks down how many: Calories are burned running per hour Calories burned running per minute Miles to run to burn 500, 1,000, 2,000 calories Hours to run to burn 2,000 calories Calories burned running by weight Calories burned running on[…]


40+ Weight Loss Statistics 2021

40+ Weight Loss Statistics 2021

We scoured through various studies and polls, researching and collecting data regarding weight loss to provide a comprehensive breakdown of: Weight loss statistics Weight loss success statistics Weight loss and diet failure statistics Stats and facts on why diets don't work Weight loss demographics Weight loss industry Weight loss statistics RunRepeat's quarantine weight gain survey of 19,903 people surprisingly revealed that 32.17% of respondents managed to lose weight[…]