Archive for 2015

  • Agile Planning in Sports Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/09/2015

    There is another way to look at training planning taking into account “modern” constraints imposed on athletes and coaches, along with managing uncertainty and risk that more traditional approaches suffer from. Find all about this in 40+ min screen cast.

  • 45 Epic Battle Ropes Exercises You Must Try

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/09/2015

    Battling Ropes are a great conditioning tool and they are a fun way to ad in some energy system work at the end of training sessions (or make them a full blow conditioning session in under 15 minutes.

  • Predicting Performance Using Rolling Averages

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/09/2015

    I wrote before on using Banister model to predict performance and injury from training load. In the video below I am talking about using rolling averages to predict performance, as well as explaining differences between supervised and unsupervised learning and model overfit. Members can download the Excel workbook below the video and follow the “exercises” and play with the…

  • Podcast #1: Groin-related pain with Žarko Vučković

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/08/2015

    In this first episode of Complementary Training Podcast I pick the brain of Žarko Vučković, general surgeon working at Aspetar on the topic of groin-related pain.

    We cover plenty of ground, including the different “categories” of groin-related issues (sport hernia, adductor issues, hip flexor, hip issue and so forth), screening tests and clinical examination, prevention strategies, surgery decision making, surgical…

  • Predicting Injuries Using Banister Model

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/08/2015

    Can we predict individual injuries from training load?
    Watch the video to find out more.

  • Excellent Resources

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/08/2015

    List of good new and upcoming books, articles and blog posts

  • Workbook: Change Point Analysis of HRV Data

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/08/2015

    What is Change Point Analysis and why and how can you use it to help you out to make sense of your monitoring data? Find out more….

  • OmegaWave and Alactic Intervals Discussions

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/07/2015

    Check the recent discussion from my FB Wall on OmegaWave and Alactic-Anaerobic Intervals.

  • Interview with Israel Halperin

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/07/2015

    Imagine this in a single person: experienced Muay-Thai (kickboxing) fighter, experienced coach of world class fighters and a “nerd” (i.e. researcher). Well, we have a potential contender: Israel Helpering.

    Israel is someone that I can talk all day long – very experienced, open, humble and honest person. We have spent some time on Skype while I was still in Doha…

  • “Novel” Metric to Compare Athletes Using Their Load-Velocity Curve

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/07/2015

    The question is simple: “What could be used to compare athletes across time and among themselves, taking into account the full load-velocity continuum, but taking into account their strength levels and body weight?”. You can find my answer here