Posts tagged with ‘Random Thoughts’

  • Anti-glycolytic Training for Crossfit?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/04/2017

    I accidentally stumbled upon Strongfirst For Crossfit article, which I urge you to read. Without going into the study design, although I would love to recommend the author to try to make the same analysis using Magnitude-based approach and maybe split the athlete to low-, med- and high-level to see if there are differences in training effect, I wanted...

  • Netflix Prize and Injury Prediction Prize

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/03/2017

    The Netflix Prize was an open competition for the best collaborative filtering algorithm to predict user ratings for films, based on previous ratings without any other information about the users or films, i.e. without the users or the films being identified except by numbers assigned for the contest. Which made me think – why don’t the “rich” clubs, such...

  • Thoughts on Cohesion Vs. Sport Science, Innovation Vs. Entropy and How to Hire the Best People and Then Give Them Your Program to Follow

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/01/2017

    I was sitting yesterday with a friend of mine who was a professional basketball player, that played all around including Russia. He mentioned couple of clubs where he played, where upon his arrival, the team atmosphere wasn’t stellar...

  • The Best of Complementary Training in 2016

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/01/2017

    Here is my list of the best articles of Complementary Training in 2016.

  • What Equipment to Get and How to Organize Your Facility?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/12/2016

    In Technology – Shopping list article I have outlined some of my thoughts regarding getting the technological equipment. In this article I will provide some of my thoughts for getting the equipment and organizing it for: 1) Home gym; 2)Small budget / Small group facility; 3) Big budget / Big facility.

  • Thoughts on Injury Prediction

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/12/2016

    In the following article, I am discussing the famous “J” curve in injury prediction, as well as simulate some data to show how that curve is estimated. I also show the distinction between association and prediction, as well as how to make training decisions based on the different costs of committing false positive and false negative errors.

  • Reading List 2016

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 14/08/2016

    Summer is always great time for reading, especially if you are on the beach (or rather shade). With latest technology advancements it is also easy and great to listen to books during the long walks, lying on the beach or driving. Here are the books I am currently reading…

  • Random Thoughts

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/07/2016

    Random Thoughts I have couple of topics/thoughts to cover, but they are not major enough to deserve their own blog post, so I decided to put them altogether in one Random Thoughts post.

  • Is Talent ID Bullshit?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/06/2016

    Yes, talent ID is bullshit! There, I’ve said it. Not because there is no talent, but because we are unable to predict it. I believe that most talent ID and development programs are waste of money and maybe counterproductive in actually developing the talent.

  • Couple of Thought to AMS Developers and Vendors

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/03/2016

    In 2014 I wrote a blog post entitled Couple Ideas to Make AMS Products Better in which I gave couple of advices for Athlete Management Software developers and vendors. Consider this as an addendum and …

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