Author archive for Mladen Jovanovic

  • Planning Strength Training for Clients With Fuckarounditis – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/01/2019

    In this second video of the series I am discussing strategies for dealing with internal fuckarounditis by modifying three phases of strength training: 1establishing 1RM; 2) planning the strength phase; 3) rinse and repeat.

  • Statistical 101: Gender Salary Gap

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/01/2019

    With this short article I wanted to showcase how easy is to jump to conclusions with simplistic statistical analysis using fake salary data. It is important to recognize that statistical analysis involve a lot of subjective decisions and cannot be claimed to be purely objective, but it is still way better than ignorance or ideology.

  • Planning Strength Training for Clients With Fuckarounditis – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/01/2019

    As strength and conditioning coach or personal trainer, how do you deal with clients that have very unpredictable schedule or have huge need for variation in training? In this video series, I will show you few strategies that can help you in dealing with such clients while avoiding the common pitfalls.

  • Knowledge Is the Best Gift You Can Receive

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/12/2018

    To all of you who want to improve your career, or gain new skills in the New Year of 2019, we are providing you an access to the entire educational content on our website. The fastest 100 new members who join us during the holiday season, will be able to subscribe at an exclusive price of ONLY $1 for the...

  • Predicting non-contact hamstring injuries by using training load data and machine learning models

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/12/2018

    Research has shown that there is an association between training load and likelihood of suffering non-contact injuries. But can we predict the injury? In this paper I have tried to predict non-contact hamstring injury by using two seasons day-to-day training load data.

  • Fat Tails and Inequality

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/12/2018

    The following R workbook is meant to show different effects (or should I call them inequalities or differences) between groups when different thresholds for selection are applied. Hopefully, this will be a good example on how it is important to be statistically educated when comparing groups and discussing inequality.

  • Team Management – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/11/2018

    In third and final video on Team Management, I am discussing task management, workout design, documents & notes management, communication, monitoring, dashboards and analytics. There is a lot of software provided in this video series, so as a summary I provide software recommendations for teams/individuals with different budgets.

  • Smallest Worthwhile Change: Individual vs Group

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/11/2018

    Smallest Worthwhile Change: Individual vs Group If you haven’t been living under a rock over past few years, you must be familiar with Will Hopkins work on magnitude-based inferences (MBI). One of the basis behind MBI is defining smallest practically meaningful change, or smallest worthwhile change (SWC). Together with Typical Error (TE) of a test, SWC is very needed...

  • Coordination Ladders: Useful or Not?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/11/2018

    It seems that coaches either love them or hate them. One camp seem to overdo them (or at least social media videos seems to be full of them) and claim magical properties (such as mak-ing someone faster and more agile), while others ditch them completely stating that they are useless waste of time. Who is right?

  • Team Management – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2018

    In this part I am going to explain the best way to plan, schedule and manage team. These are really crucial tasks for successful team management – so if you are interested in improving your skillset, give this episode a go.