Archive for 2018

  • Micro-Planning the Off-Season: A Morphocyclic Approach

    By Anthony Donskov on 15/09/2018

    The intent of this presentation is to take the viewer through a step by step process regarding the design and implementation for training the advanced level hockey player. As Karl Popper states: “science starts and ends with problems.”

  • Simple Sensitivity Analysis with R

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/09/2018

    A sensitivity analysis is a technique used to determine how different values of an independent variable impact a particular dependent variable under a given set of assumptions. This technique is used within specific boundaries that depend on one or more input variables, such as the effect that changes in interest rates have on bond prices.

  • Interview with Darcy Norman

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/09/2018

    Darcy just got back from World Cup with Die Mannschaft – German National A Team (Men) and he was more than kind enough to answer my nagging questions. I want to take this opportunity and thank Darcy Norman for everything he has done for me and the community and I wish him all the best in the future endeavors.

  • International Meeting for High Performance in Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/09/2018

    I am more than happy to announce one of the best conferences in 2018 – “International Meeting for High Performance in Training”, which will be held from October 15th to October 20th in Ponte de Lima, Portugal.

  • Sports Vacancies in September 2018

    By on 01/09/2018

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of September I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!

  • HIT Manual: Example HIT Programs – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/08/2018

    This is the second and the last part of the articles series about Example HIT programs. In the first part, I covered the entire Off–season program with examples of the workouts. The second part will be more based on the Pre–season and In–season HIT programs.

  • Data Preparation for Injury Prediction

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 23/08/2018

    I have recently wrote a technical note (actually a video) for Sport Performance and Science Reports journal regarding Data Preparation for Injury Prediction. Both data and R core are available on GitHub repository.

  • HIIT Manual: Example HIIT Programs – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/08/2018

    I’ve designed a simple running program for running-based sports, something that you can use with your athletes on the break or have it in your toolbox and apply it if needed in the RTP protocols or as extra conditioning.

  • Training Chats with Israel and Mladen – Episode 6: Chat with Mike Tuchscherer

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/08/2018

    In this episode Israel and myself had a pleasure to host a guest speaker – Mike Tuchscherer. I know Mike since around 2007. when he published his (still) outstanding book “Reactive Strength Training”, a book that was the first book to outline usable and concrete strategies of autoregulated training using RPE set ratings.

  • Do We Need to Perform a Cool-Down After Exercise?

    By on 05/08/2018

    Many recreational and professional athletes frequently perform 5-15 minutes of low to moderate intensity exercises or movements after their training or competition in an attempt to improve recovery and hereby enhance subsequent performance and reduce injuries. This recovery method is widely known as a cool-down.