Posts tagged with ‘Monitoring’

  • Measuring External Workload in Boxing Using Accelerometers

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/08/2013

    Measuring External Workload in Boxing Using Accelerometers Few years ago we had a pleasure of using MiniMax GPS devices (two of them) which we got for three months testing by courtesy of Catapult. I was amazed by the simplicity of it’s use and great software that comes with it – Sprint. I have been playing with normal features and...

  • Random Thoughts on Coaching Software

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/07/2013

    Random Thoughts on Coaching Software I have wrote on this topic couple of months ago (HERE) and I have been spending that time in trying couple of them. Now I would love to provide some general comments and thoughts to both developers and coaches looking into those solutions. Before I even start please consider the following picture The point...

  • Rant: Program Design Software and Some More…

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/04/2013

    Rant: Program Design Software and Some More… I will be honest here: I F*CKING HATE PAPERWORK. My ultimate goal is to make things as simple as possible and to focus on the most important aspects of coaching (well, coaching) instead of losing precious time and energy on B.S.  I have been using Excel extensively lately – from designing the...

  • How to Make a Readiness Monitoring Using a Simple Wellness Questionnaire [Part 3]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/09/2012

    Although I promised I will show you how to visualize the data using screen cast – I won’t do it. I started taping the screen and it took me more than one hour to actually explain basics, without going into advanced techniques, like name references, dynamic graphs and dash boarding (which involves a lot of use of functions like…

  • How to Make a Readiness Monitoring Using a Simple Wellness Questionnaire [Part 2]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/09/2012

    Since the wellness questionnaire is basically a nominal scale, the method of calculating difference might be simple subtraction (Difference = Current Score – Rolling Average). Other calculations that are based on ratio scales might involve percent change...

  • How to Make a Readiness Monitoring Using a Simple Wellness Questionnaire [Part 1]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/09/2012

    In the following series of screen cast I will show you how to utilize simple wellness questionnaire to monitor players readiness. The series will be done in three parts. Part one will deal with the design of collecting sheet. Part two will deal with numerical analysis using Excel and part three will deal with creating a simple visual dashboard.

  • The Best Review Article on Fatigue and My Application of It

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/04/2012

    Fatigue is a brain-derived emotion that regulates the exercise behavior to ensure the protection of whole body homeostasis.

  • The Revolution of the Measurement of Metabolic Power in Soccer

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/09/2011

    The La rivoluzione della misurazione della potenza metabolica nel calcio edited by Roberto Colli, Emanuele Marra, Cristian Savoia, and Vito Azzone gave me a lot of new ideas and insights, so I decide to contact coach Roberto Sassi and ask him for a permission to publish it on my blog.

  • Usage of Subjective Indicators in Monitoring and Programming of Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/10/2010

    Process of preparing the athletes for competitions can be considered complex adaptive system that can be further divided to (1) training, (2) competition and (3) recovery sub-systems.

  • Ratings of Perceived Exhaustion vs Ratings of Perceived Effort

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/10/2010

    Ratings of Perceived Exhaustion vs Ratings of Perceived Effort I was reading these two very short articles: Br J Sports Med. 2010 Jun 27. Sense of effort and other unpleasant sensations during exercise: clarifying concepts and mechanisms. Smirmaul BD. Abstract Introduction The sense of effort is an essential component of all forms of exercise. Although...