Archive for 2016

  • 14 New Mobility And Stability Exercises To Add To Your Warm Ups

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/10/2016

    I'm a fan of using mobility exercises that give you a lot of bang for your buck and can knock out two (or more) birds with one stone. And let's be honest, you need to spice up your routine even in the warm up department here and there.

  • Vacancies [October, 2016]

    By on 10/10/2016

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During October, we will continuously update the list. Please share, and let’s get the word out!

  • How to Warm Up for Olympic Weightlifting with Greg Everett

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/10/2016

    This is the warm-up for Olympic weightlifting recommended by Greg Everett of Catalyst Athletics. Before starting the specific warming up with the barbell, you can use the “general” warm-ups to address mobility issues and loosen up the joints, as well to increase the temperature. Perform each drill for 10-15 reps.

  • How to Use Excel to Automatically Create Reports – Part 2: Extract Multiple Records

    By on 04/10/2016

    This is the part two of this exercise. What we are going to do this time is to add a second set of data to our table and then look to extract both sets to our report. Unfortunately vlookup is no longer going to work for us because it will only find and extract the first record in a...

  • 5 Great Books To Read For S&C Coaches and Sport Scientists

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/10/2016

    Here are some very interesting books: 1) Football Conditioning: a Modern Scientific Approach 2 Book Set - Speed & Agility | Injury Prevention | Periodization Training | Small Sided Games; 2) Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance; 3) How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete; 4) What We Need Is Speed: Scientific...

  • Podcast #10: Interview with Sam Robertson

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/09/2016

    In episode ten of Complementary Training Podcast I am talking to Sam Robertson. Sam is Senior Research Fellow at Western Bulldogs (AFL) & Victoria University. We touched about the role of machine learning/predictive analytics in sports (especially injury prediction), “novel” techniques, and how to establish data/sport science department.

  • Daily Undulating Framework (DUF)

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/09/2016

    After a long “battle” with Daily Undulating Periodization/Planning/Programming term, I decided to name it to DUF – Daily Undulating Framework, or just Undulating Framework (UF). The most recent video Planning and Programming Strength Training Using DUP Approach created a bit of confusion, because some viewer saw it as “system” or a “solution”, where I wanted to pinpoint to it...

  • How to Use Excel to Automatically Create Reports – Part 1: vLookup

    By on 22/09/2016

    This is part one of the series where I’m going to look at the creation of basic sport reports from a data. In this first video I am going to use a body composition data set and perform a simple vlookup to extract the information for a given athlete.

  • Planning The In-season Microcycle In Soccer Part 8: Hamish Munro Case Study

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/09/2016

    The use of tactical periodisation to outlay the physical impetus for the in season micro cycle in football.

  • 10 Exercises You Should Consider Adding To Your Warm Up

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/09/2016

    Many people warm up in a way that doesn't: 1) Prepare the tissues for the specific training session; 2)Warm up the core temperature and "wake up" the nervous system; 3)Improve movement through soft tissue work, reset, dynamic warm ups that work on...