Overview

combinedevents is an R package to calculate scores and marks for track and field combined events competitions. The functions included in this package are based on the scoring tables for combined events created by the International Association of Athletics Federation (2001). These scoring tables are available for download as a PDF:

Installation

Version 0.1.0 is on CRAN and can be installed with:

install.packages("combinedevents")

The development version of combinedevents can be installed from GitHub with:

# install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("Katie-Frank/combinedevents")

Usage

The two main functions in the package are

Below are a couple of quick examples. To learn more about combinedevents, see the package documentation.

library(combinedevents)

# scores for men's decathlon
scores(c(10.8, 7.1, 12, 2.05, 49.5, 14.5, 35, 4.6, 40, "4:21"), "male", "decathlon")
#>    decathlon    mark score
#> 1       100m    10.8   906
#> 2         LJ     7.1   838
#> 3         SP      12   606
#> 4         HJ    2.05   850
#> 5       400m    49.5   838
#> 6      110mH    14.5   911
#> 7         DT      35   564
#> 8         PV     4.6   790
#> 9         JT      40   442
#> 10     1500m 4:21.00   805
#> 11     TOTAL    <NA>  7550

# marks for women's heptathlon
marks(c(900, 1014, 790, 1000, 788, 800, 1000), "female", "heptathlon")
#>   heptathlon    mark score
#> 1      100mH   14.56   901
#> 2         HJ    1.83  1016
#> 3         SP   13.94   790
#> 4       200m    23.8  1000
#> 5         LJ     5.8   789
#> 6         JT   46.87   800
#> 7       800m 2:07.63  1000
#> 8      TOTAL    <NA>  6296

References

International Association of Athletics Federation (2001). IAAF Scoring Tables for Combined Events.