2012 - Complementary Training

Archive for 2012

  • [Guest Article] Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink by Michael Volkin

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2012

    Eat With Your Stomach, Not Your Brain – An Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink    I was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Brian Wansink, lead author to over 100 academic articles and books, including his best-seller Mindless Eating. Dr. Wansink spent a lifetime studying the reason for the decisions people make when they eat.  Whether you are someone who...

  • [Guest Article] Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2012

    Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle   “IMA, Inertial Movement Analysis, will triple theamount of basketball relevant data… that kindof tool is going to make a real difference.” -Catapult Sports Data is now the new currency for medical and performance staff, and the real question is – are we really doing what we think we are?  As the social media...

  • How to Create Fitness Programme with Excel – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/12/2012

    Following the Part 1 of John’s tutorial on Creation of Fitness Programme, where we learnt about Named Ranges, Data Validation and Indirect Function – Part 2 demonstrates the Advanced Data Validation.

  • The Power of Mini Workouts [Guest Article]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/12/2012

    A typical workout for an average person consists of about 30 minutes to 1 hour of lifting weights. If exercises are performed incorrectly, the load on the muscles and stress on the joints of these repeated movements causes both short and long term damage to your body. Most people continue to work out despite a known injury,...

  • Creating Team Workout Using Excel

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/11/2012

    Here is the screen cast of a rather simple solution in Excel for creating individualized team strength training workouts.

  • Estimating 1RM Using Load-Velocity Relationship

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/11/2012

    Estimating 1RM Using Load-Velocity Relationship This article is originally written and published for Kinetic website. I wanted to thank Rob Shugg for posting it and the whole Kinetic Performance company for creating such an amazing tool – PowerTool/GymAware. Also, I hope that the article will bring some more  food for thought and stimulate more work in this direction. There...

  • Player and Test Report/Dashboard Screencast

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/11/2012

    Below the video Complementary Training members can find and download the Excel workbook(Player Profiles).

  • Player and Test Report/Dashboard

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/11/2012

    During the last couple of weeks I have been reading a lot on VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) for Excel since I haven’t found PivotTable enough to fulfill my needs. Luckily I have a programming background (yup, a nerd – been using Qbasic, C/C++, MATLAB and Assemblerduring the days of 486) so I had the basic skills and all...

  • 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