Published Dec 21, 2016
Seyhan Nisel Muhlis Özdemir


Since the invention of AHP/ANP, several literature review studies have been presented to summarize theoretical developments and different application areas of its techniques. The purpose of this study is to present a comprehensive literature review of AHP and ANP applications in the field of sports. A total of 62 sports related AHP and ANP articles were selected, categorized and analyzed in this study. The findings show that AHP and ANP techniques have successfully been used for performance evaluation of teams, player selection and ranking, team or club performance ranking and coach evaluation in many sport branches.

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Nisel, S., & Özdemir, M. (2016). ANALYTIC HIERARCHY PROCESS & ANALYTIC NETWORK PROCESS IN SPORT: A COMPREHENSIVE LITERATURE REVIEW. International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process, 8(3).


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