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ID Lab Research Workshop

On December 30, a scientific seminar of ID Lab was held. ID lab trainee researcher Dmitry Kirpishchikov made a presentation “IS TEAM MASCULINITY BENEFICIAL FOR PERFORMANCE? EVIDENCE FROM MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER »

Dmitry Kirpishchikov presented the preliminary results of his study, conducted in collaboration with the deputy head of the laboratory Petr Parshakov and researcher Marina Zavertiaeva.
Using the traditional metric for measuring masculinity, namely, the ratio of the width of the face to its height (fWHR), the authors of the empirically assess the impact of this individual's feature (and its average value for the team) on performance. As the setting uses data from the US football league - MLS. The results show that there is a significant negative relationship between the average masculinity of a team and its sports performance.