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  • {LEVsim}: Theoretical Load-Exertion-Velocity Model – Part 2: LEVsim Model

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/05/2023

    In this article, we dive into the LEVsim Theoretical Load Exertion Velocity Model and its application in training. Discover how this model can help coaches and athletes optimize their training programs and improve performance.

  • Investigation Of The Effect Of Hemoglobin Values Of Elite Football Players On Endurance

    By on 18/04/2023

    The article investigates the relationship between hemoglobin values and endurance performance in elite football players. It analyzes data from over 90 players and finds that higher hemoglobin levels may be associated with better endurance performance. Read the following article to find out more.

  • Tapering Physiology

    By on 09/04/2023

    The goal of any elite athlete or coach is to maximise the training adaptations in order to achieve pinnacle performance during competition (Grivas, 2018; Le Meur, Hausswirth and Mujika, 2012; Tonnessen et al., 2014).

  • Markerless Motion Capture And Its Application In A Sport-Specific Setting

    By on 30/03/2023

    With exponential technological development over the last decade, markerless motion capture systems have gained a considerable amount of attention, especially within the sports community. Coaches, strength and conditioning practitioners, and sports scientists are constantly searching for testing modalities that can be used to non-invasively evaluate athletes’ performance capabilities in a time-efficient manner.

  • {LEVsim}: Theoretical Load-Exertion-Velocity Model – Part 1: Resistance Training Phenomena

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/03/2023

    Resistance training prescription can be conceptualized from the dose perspective. The dose is a complex construct, but for the purpose of this article series, I will define it using the four interdependent components: (1) intensity, (2) volume, (3) density, and (4) other.

  • Managing Athletes Using Trello – Part 3

    By on 13/03/2023

    Leandro Carbone was kind enough to contribute to the “Managing Athletes Using Trello” video series with this OUTSTANDING and FREE setup how-to video that you can put to work immediately. He covers his setup in Trello and how he integrates Asana and Slack to get a team management system. Grab some popcorn and enjoy the ride.

  • StrengthPRO

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/03/2023

    We are happy to announce that the StrengthPRO app is finally available for our members. StrengthPRO is built using the R Shiny and the {STMr} package. It is a simple yet powerful tool to create a custom set and rep schemes.

  • Reps at 80% 1RM? Can They Be Useful for Individualizing Reps-Max Table?

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/02/2023

    The more weight you put on the bar, the less reps you are able to do. This is common knowledge and a phenomenon we want to describe, predict and intervene upon. However, this relationship tends to differ between individuals and exercises.

  • Slides From Presentation in Celje, Slovenia

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 19/02/2023

    I was pleased to present at a small conference held in Celje, Slovenia, organized by Robert Simonič and the Supertrening crew. It was Johan Lahti and myself presenting for a full two days. I always like presenting at Supertrening since it is very relaxed, and we have a bunch of time to outline our topics.

  • Thoughts Can Be Fragile, Not Your Neck

    By on 12/02/2023

    When the discussion coins around Neck Strength Training among Sports Coaches/S&Cs, it quickly resonates with the analogy of that one unpopular guy in high school/college that nobody wants to talk about. The commonly accepted training wives-tale around the topic is “oh! it’s a fragile spot, not worth the risk, buddy”. But is it really, though?