Archive for 2015

  • R Playbook: Injury Prediction using Random Forest

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/11/2015

    This is the problem I have been wrestling with for some time and I tried to solve it using Bannister model. I even asked for help on Twitter and couple of data scientists suggested taking a look into “functional data analysis” or creating summary variables and performing regression/classification (which I did here).

  • Looking for Warm-up Ideas?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/10/2015

    This is a video we did last year showing some new thoughts we had about organizing our warm-up. We like to think FMS when we warmup. That means a squat pattern exercise, a hip flexion/ stepping exercise, a split squat, some rotary and linear core, and some shoulder and t-spine.

  • The Theory & The Reality of using GPS in Sports

    By on 26/10/2015

    I’ve always been a bit of a tech head and fascinated with technology, long before I got into sports. Makes sense considering my initial career path was as a games developer before the path I neded up choosing. Even during my time at a Premier League football club, I tried valiantly to get HRV incorporated, first with KubiosHRV (that...

  • Community Survey Results

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/10/2015

    These are the survey results done by Complementary Training members regarding the material they want to see more.

  • GPS Applications in Team Sports

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/10/2015

    This is a webinar I did for Meeting of the Minds Conference organized by Brendan Chaplin in March, 2015. In this webinar I am covering applications of the GPS technology in team sports. It lasts approximately 90minutes and I cover plenty of ground.

  • My Productivity System

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/10/2015

    Last couple of weeks (or months) I have been trying to read as much as I can on productivity and was trying to re-organize my flow and how I get things done and organized. I have been using Evernote (with implemented GTD: Getting Things Done a-la solution The Secret Weapon, that uses smart tagging system) to plan my goals,…

  • More thoughts on Agile Planning/Periodization

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/10/2015

    What is VUCA? What is Agile Planning/Periodization and what are applied examples?

  • The Future of Velocity Based Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2015

    he advancements in the (micro) technology and analytics achieved that their accessibility and affordability to the average gym goer increased tremendously in the last couple of years. Everything started with live HR measurements, and eventually resulted in the GPS watches and activity trackers, as well as barbell/body velocity trackers such as the PUSH device.

  • Interview With Me by Steve Olson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/09/2015

    This is reprint of the interview done by Steve Olson for Science of Sports Performance.

  • Podcast #2: Mike Zourdos on Strength Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/09/2015

    This podcast is indeed fascinating since Mike Zourdos and myself covered plenty of strength training ground, from analyzing famous programs, difference between Daily Undulating Periodization vs Daily Undulating Planning, cycles planning, daily max vs high-frequency training, emotional and boredom issues, in-season training, VBT and so forth. It is even hard to enlist all the topics covered. It is indeed…