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  • My first interview, done with Robbie Bourke

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/10/2010

    Robbie was kind enough to do interview with me on his blog All Things Strength. I must admit that this is my first interview (If I neglect the radio interviews I did as a kid). Well, I hope you will enjoy the interview in the same amount as I enjoyed doing it. The interview is available here

  • Interesting Videos on Skill Acquisition and Motor Learning and Control

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/10/2010

    Interesting Videos on Skill Acquisition and Motor Learning & Control A while ago I have found some interesting videos. The first was posted by Australian Sports Commission and the second one I found on YouTube.    

  • Interview with Professor Keith Davids

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/10/2010

    I am very proud to present the email interview I had with Professor Keith Davids, the leading researcher in the motor control and learning field, author of couple of books and the professor at the School of Human Movement Studies at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. I would like to thank Professor Davids for his time and...

  • Planning the Strength Training (Part 3)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/10/2010

    No matter what sport athlete comes from, if he starts doing serious (not counting wellness experience here) strength training for the first time, he is novice. Be it experienced soccer player, basketball player, Olympic weightlifting beginner, powerlifting beginner or beginner bodybuilder he is usually weak as a kitten and skinny or sometimes fat (although I will not go into…

  • Planning the Strength Training (Part 2)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/10/2010

    As we have outlined, volume and intensity are un-splittable and principal parts of the load. There is one myth that exists and its called volume-intensity trade off. Yes, there is a trade-off, but it depends on time-frame under which you analyze the load. Under most shortest time-frame, there is trade-off between volume and intensity: the more weight on the…

  • Planning the Strength Training (Part 1)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2010

    According to Mark Rippetoe, the author of Practical Programming book, the lifters can be generally classified to four groups according to their level: novice, intermediate, advanced and elite. When planning strength training, one should take into account the level of the lifter, because there are distinct characteristic within each group. The planning of strength training for each group will…

  • Funkcija mišića u ljudskom telu

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2010

    An older post from www.charliefrancis.com forum that I translated to Serbian in a form of a short article.  I am probably going to translate it to English, but for now I am posting it for Serbian readers. The title is “Muscle function in human body” and it is based on the ideas of Bosch and Klomp. Funkcija mišića u...

  • Some Thoughts on Energy System Development for Team Sports

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/10/2010

    After reading the Methods of Endurance Training series, which are BTW excellent read, I would love to post my current opinion regarding usage of the same for the team sport athletes.

  • Ratings of Perceived Exhaustion vs Ratings of Perceived Effort

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/10/2010

    Ratings of Perceived Exhaustion vs Ratings of Perceived Effort I was reading these two very short articles: Br J Sports Med. 2010 Jun 27. Sense of effort and other unpleasant sensations during exercise: clarifying concepts and mechanisms. Smirmaul BD. Abstract Introduction The sense of effort is an essential component of all forms of exercise. Although...

  • Joint-By-Joint Approach and Warm-Up

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/09/2010

    The following ‘article’ was made during the June, 2010 while doing internship at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (MBSC) in Woburn, MA. We had a homework of doing review of Joint-by-Joint and Warm-up DVDs by Mike Boyle. I shared short review of both approaches and some of mine opinions/critiques/concerns. Enjoy!

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