Archive for 2012

  • Repeated Sprint Ability is Overrated? [Part 2]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 23/06/2012

    Now when I cleared (or made you more confused about) some things regarding time-motion analysis and total/mean scores (without ranges, frequencies and zones), let’s deal with those most strenuous parts of the game. Defining what is strenuous is also tricky. Sprints, 1500m run, marathon, long jump they are all different in duration but done at maximum ability. They…

  • Repeated Sprint Ability is Overrated? (Part 1)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/06/2012

    This is going to be an article/research review (rant?) that could be seen as an addendum to my Troubles with RSA I wrote last year. I suggest you check that one first before proceeding with this one.

  • Effects of Different Pushing Speeds on Bench Press [Research Review]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/06/2012

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect on muscular strength after a 3-week training with the bench-press at a fixed pushing of 80-100% maximal speed (FPS) and self-selected pushing speed (SPS).

  • [Guest Article] Take care of you, to fight against cancer

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/06/2012

    Take care of you, to fight against cancer By David Haas The last thing anyone wants to think about with busy schedules is fitting in some type of exercise, especially those diagnosed with cancer.   Physical fitness is important for well-being and improving the quality of life.  Several studies have shown that exercise is now encouraged for cancer patients, whether...

  • Interview with Joe Kenn

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 14/05/2012

    Here is the brief interview with coach Kenn who has influenced me regarding the strength training planning.

  • Interview with Stuart Cormack

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/05/2012

    Interview with Stuart Cormack First time I’ve heard about Stuart Cormack was when I saw the video of him presenting at Football Science VII: the International Conference in Japan, 2011 which I have posted in the Playing with the Statistics (Part 1). I immediately wanted to contact Stuart, since the monitoring of the training loads and athlete’s reactions to...

  • The Best Review Article on Fatigue and My Application of It

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/04/2012

    Fatigue is a brain-derived emotion that regulates the exercise behavior to ensure the protection of whole body homeostasis.

  • Interview with Håkan Andersson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/04/2012

    Interview with Håkan Andersson I had a pleasure of meeting Håkan Andersson couple of years ago in Sundsvall, Sweden when my team played a friendly game (which we won 🙂 ). I was introduced to Håkan by a common friend Carl Valle, who spoke very highly of him and basically demanded from me to pay the visit to Håkan....

  • Playing With Statistics [Part 5]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/03/2012

    Playing With Statistics Although at the end of part 4 I mentioned I will talk about analysis of frequent tests like sRPE, HRV and other’s that are used for monitoring, I will not do that in this part. Maybe in part 6 because I am still ‘playing~struggling’with that one. What I want to talk today is data...

  • Playing With Statistics [Part 4]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/03/2012

    Playing With Statistics In the last part I did analysis of the test using standard score. Now I am going to analyze re-test. Here are the test score for both test and re-test. TEST RE-TEST January 14th, 2012. February 25th, 2012. Player v30-15IFT Z-Score v30-15IFT Z-Score 1 19,5 -0,89 20 -1,44 2 19 -1,57 20 -1,44 3...