Archive for October, 2012

  • Player profiles Dashboard – Template

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/10/2012

    At the moment I am working on an Excel database and dashboard for tracking performance and screening data and creating a player profiles (dashboards). Theoretically, this should help me devise individualized training focus (does this guys need more core work, more mobility, speed, etc… how is he ranking to other guys… did he improved since last testing?). What I...

  • Excel Tricks for Sports

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/10/2012

    Excel Tricks for Sports (YouTube channel) I don’t know why and how I haven’t stumbled on this channel before – it is full of Excel tips for everyday sport coaches problems. Make sure to check it out. I want to thank Darcy Norman for giving me a heads up. YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ExcelTricksforSports  

  • Olympic Lifting Matrix

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/10/2012

    Olympic Lifting Matrix I was training with a friend of mine, playing with GymAware Pro (with a Web support and BTW I am AMAZED how powerful this tool is) while doing olympic lifts. We were talking about different variations of the Olympic lifting (excluding the jerk) and I tried to explain to my friend the two criteria for the...

  • Excel Text Functions with John Lythe

    By on 26/10/2012

    This is the fundamental skills video in which John Lythe demonstrates basic text functions, such as: LEFT, RIGHT, MID, &, LEN, TRIM, CLEAN, UPPER, LOWER, PROPER.

  • How to Create Fitness Programme with Excel – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/10/2012

    In this video tutorial, John is demostrating how to create Fitness Programe with Excel. This tutorial is very useful if you want to learn how to create your own Fitness Programm using Excel.

  • Individualizing HIIT in Intermittent Sport Athletes with the 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 14/10/2012

    I just got the following full paper which is very interesting. If you have access you should definitely check this one out. I would love to see a third experimental group too – combined approach

  • Injuries vs. Team Success

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/10/2012

    I just read one study on relationship of injury rate to team standing at the end of the season. You can find the free full text HERE.

  • Percent-based training vs. Auto-regulatory? Can they be complementary?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/10/2012

    Percent-based training vs. Auto-regulatory? Can they be complementary? I have been writing recently on the behavioral aspect of exercise prescription (click HERE) and my ’quest’ to blend the pros of percent-based approach and auto-regulatory approach, while avoiding their cons. In the following table there is a short list I quickly made for the purpose of this article. Exhibit A...

  • Interested in Learning Statistics and R? Start Here!

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/10/2012

    Interested in Learning Statistics and R? Start Here! Just a quick heads-up. I recently came across Coursera – a website offering FREE education: About Coursera We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are...

  • What is „harder“? –help needed

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/10/2012

    I am working on an annual plan that quantifies the training impulses (or training load) for most of the training methods (strength, specific conditioning using SSG and running-based conditioning) based on the intensity, volume and density of certain method. For example, strength training impulse is %1RM * volume (reps) * frequency. So, if you lift 3×5 (15) with 80%...

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