The use of the Bayes factor for statistical inference (Letter to the Editor)


  • Cristian Antony Ramos-Vera Cesar Vallejo University, Peru
  • Roseline Oluwaseun Ogundokun Landmark University Omu Aran, Nigeria


Bayes factor, Statistical influence, Bayesian inference, Sport science


The use of the Bayes factor is essential for statistical inference in frequent estimation tests (for example, correlation analysis, statistical test of comparison of student t means, among others). Therefore, the practice of replicable findings that generate more credible conclusive evidence in sports science research using Bayesian inference as recommended by Ly, Raj, Etz, Gronau & Wagenmakers, 2018; Marsman & Wagenmakers, 2017.


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Ramos-Vera, C. A., & Ogundokun, R. O. (2021). The use of the Bayes factor for statistical inference (Letter to the Editor). Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 16(2), 473–475. Retrieved from



Letter to the Editor