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  • Balancing Physical & Tactical Load in Soccer: A Holistic Approach – Part 3

    By on 07/12/2018

    In the third and last part of this article series, we will outline and elaborate on the most essential aspects each professional must consider, when designing a weekly plan.

  • Fat Tails and Inequality

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/12/2018

    The following R workbook is meant to show different effects (or should I call them inequalities or differences) between groups when different thresholds for selection are applied. Hopefully, this will be a good example on how it is important to be statistically educated when comparing groups and discussing inequality.

  • Sports Vacancies in December 2018

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/12/2018

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of November I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!

  • Supplements for Athletes

    By on 26/11/2018

    In the video below, Lorena Torres, PhD does a wonderful job summing up the current evidence-based-practice, but also practice-based-evidence on supplements and provides simple actionable insights that can be applied right now with your athletes or club.

  • Team Management – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/11/2018

    In third and final video on Team Management, I am discussing task management, workout design, documents & notes management, communication, monitoring, dashboards and analytics. There is a lot of software provided in this video series, so as a summary I provide software recommendations for teams/individuals with different budgets.

  • Smallest Worthwhile Change: Individual vs Group

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/11/2018

    Smallest Worthwhile Change: Individual vs Group If you haven’t been living under a rock over past few years, you must be familiar with Will Hopkins work on magnitude-based inferences (MBI). One of the basis behind MBI is defining smallest practically meaningful change, or smallest worthwhile change (SWC). Together with Typical Error (TE) of a test, SWC is very needed...

  • Coordination Ladders: Useful or Not?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/11/2018

    It seems that coaches either love them or hate them. One camp seem to overdo them (or at least social media videos seems to be full of them) and claim magical properties (such as mak-ing someone faster and more agile), while others ditch them completely stating that they are useless waste of time. Who is right?

  • Balancing Physical & Tactical Load in Soccer: A Holistic Approach – Part 2

    By on 03/11/2018

    Sometimes, coaches tend to overcomplicate their work with fancy equipment and ideas but in the end, they forget their initial target. Coaches should know their strengths and weaknesses and adjust their philosophy way of playing according to the team they are working with.

  • Sports Vacancies in November 2018

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/11/2018

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of November I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!

  • Team Management – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2018

    In this part I am going to explain the best way to plan, schedule and manage team. These are really crucial tasks for successful team management – so if you are interested in improving your skillset, give this episode a go.

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