07/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/06/2018
I accidentally stumbled on this outstanding piece of work on Twitter, thanks to Paul Glazier’s tweet. I am more than happy that this thesis is publicly available from the Uni and thanks to the author, Michael D. Bush for outstanding research and writing.
20/05/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/05/2018
There has been a lot of fuss regarding Magnitude Based Inference (MBI) lately, peaking with the recent article and video by Kristin Sainani. The originators of MBI, Will Hopkins and Alan Batterham, recently posted their commentary of the critiques at sportsci.org. With the video below I wanted to give my opinion, but also provide rationale for “novel” techniques, that...
22/02/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/02/2018
Most of us are collecting and analyzing training load data and readiness metrics (i.e. GPS training load, sRPE and wellness). The most common analysis method is to use two rolling averages windows – acute (around 7 days) and chronic (around 28 days) and to calculate their ratio, referred to as ACWR (Acute to Chronic Workload Ratio), or TSB (Training...
28/10/2017By Dylan Hicks on 28/10/2017
After spending hours listening to John Lythe’s YouTube tutorials, Excel Tricks For Sports, along with being inspired by Mladen’s excel wizardry, check out Strength Card Builder 4.0 (it will literally save you hours), I decided to make a template which track coaches could use with their athletes.
12/10/2017By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/10/2017
Few days ago, I spoke with Cameron Josse, who is Director of Sports Performance at DeFranco’s Gym, regarding simple (or should I say, Minimum Viable Program – MVPr) endurance test for football athletes. I have directed Cameron to the article Testing Endurance for Team Sport Athletes and my Shuttle Run Beep Test. Since we are on the same page...