Posts tagged with ‘Performance Analysis’

  • Contemporary Factors Impacting Match Performances Of Elite Soccer Players

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/06/2018

    I accidentally stumbled on this outstanding piece of work on Twitter, thanks to Paul Glazier’s tweet. I am more than happy that this thesis is publicly available from the Uni and thanks to the author, Michael D. Bush for outstanding research and writing.

  • Profiling Issues – Mind Your Target Variable

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/05/2018

    This is VERY IMPORTANT concept and if you are doing any type of profiling, I urge you to watch this video.

  • Bootstrap Magnitude Based Predictions (BMBP)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/05/2018

    There has been a lot of fuss regarding Magnitude Based Inference (MBI) lately, peaking with the recent article and video by Kristin Sainani. The originators of MBI, Will Hopkins and Alan Batterham, recently posted their commentary of the critiques at sportsci.org. With the video below I wanted to give my opinion, but also provide rationale for “novel” techniques, that...

  • Variable Clustering and Archetypal Analysis

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/05/2018

    I believe that the following video and the accompanying R code and data set will be very useful to sport scientists out there and will teach them extremely pragmatic technique in data mining.

  • Fantastic Sport Analytics Papers & Resources

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/03/2018

    I have recently stumbled on a few great papers that outline very useful statistical techniques, that are VERY applicable to sport and training analytics. If you are interested in analytics, this is a gold mine.

  • Few Simple Improvements to Monitoring Data Analysis

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/02/2018

    Most of us are collecting and analyzing training load data and readiness metrics (i.e. GPS training load, sRPE and wellness). The most common analysis method is to use two rolling averages windows – acute (around 7 days) and chronic (around 28 days) and to calculate their ratio, referred to as ACWR (Acute to Chronic Workload Ratio), or TSB (Training...

  • How to Analyze Training Load and Monitoring Data?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/11/2017

    In this video I am sharing my viewpoints, as well as the dashboard I've built in Shiny, regarding how to make sense of longitudinal training load and monitoring data.

  • Sprint & Tempo Profile

    By on 28/10/2017

    After spending hours listening to John Lythe’s YouTube tutorials, Excel Tricks For Sports, along with being inspired by Mladen’s excel wizardry, check out Strength Card Builder 4.0 (it will literally save you hours), I decided to make a template which track coaches could use with their athletes.

  • Shuttle Run Beep Test Improvement & New Test

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/10/2017

    Few days ago, I spoke with Cameron Josse, who is Director of Sports Performance at DeFranco’s Gym, regarding simple (or should I say, Minimum Viable Program – MVPr) endurance test for football athletes. I have directed Cameron to the article Testing Endurance for Team Sport Athletes and my Shuttle Run Beep Test. Since we are on the same page...

  • So you can predict the future… But can you change it?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/10/2017

    I also love to call this problem “Terminator Problem”, since it is more understandable to coaches, since most of them have seen Terminator movies. The issue is, once we are able to “predict” the future (for example estimating injury likelihood in the next 7 days), can we actually change it?

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