• # Real-Time Fatigue Monitoring using Metabolic Power and CP/W’

Over the years there were couple of tries to monitor fatigue real-time in team sports, such as soccer. The most simple one was to use heart rate (HR) data and see if the players were getting tired by checking if the HR was getting higher and higher. Long story short – this doesn’t work and I have no clue…

• # Playing with R, ggplot2 and knitr

Over the last month I have been learning R programming language that is completely FREE and used extensively in statistics and data analysis. I have been also playing with ggplot2 which is a great graphics package for R, along with knitr which was used to produce this blog post/report.

• # Analyzing Time-Series of Individual Data – Part2: Using Harmful/Trivial/Beneficial Chances

Just a quick update – after a comment by John Fitzpatrick (@JFitz138) on the use of Will Hopkins’s approach of calculating chances I decided to give it a shot. For a Typical Error (used together with SWC to calculate chances) I used SD of the Rolling Average.

• # Analyzing Time-Series of Individual Data

If you haven’t been living in a cave for the last couple of years, you definitely noticed an increase in data collection, data mining and visualization. HRV tracking, jump output tracking, estimating 1RMs from velocity-load data, game statistics, performance analysis, various testing statistics, body weight, Run Keeper, Run Tracker, and all that quantified-self movement.

• # Player and Test Report/Dashboard Screencast

Below the video Complementary Training members can find and download the Excel workbook(Player Profiles).

• # Player and Test Report/Dashboard

During the last couple of weeks I have been reading a lot on VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) for Excel since I haven’t found PivotTable enough to fulfill my needs. Luckily I have a programming background (yup, a nerd – been using Qbasic, C/C++, MATLAB and Assemblerduring the days of 486) so I had the basic skills and all...

• # Player profiles Dashboard – Template

At the moment I am working on an Excel database and dashboard for tracking performance and screening data and creating a player profiles (dashboards). Theoretically, this should help me devise individualized training focus (does this guys need more core work, more mobility, speed, etc… how is he ranking to other guys… did he improved since last testing?). What I...

• # Dashboard design

I have received quite a few emails on my last blog post.  Most of the authors asked me  how to create the dashboard that conveys clear and simple message to the viewers. Honestly, I am new in this area myself but I can point you to the following two papers by Stephen Few I found a must read: Graph design...

• # Player Monitoring – Team Dashboard

Player Monitoring – Team Dashboard I have been working lately on summarizing the data we collected and creating one dashboard in Excel (I am going to start using R, because I think I will be able to do more powerful data analysis and visualization and it is free). I use this sheet to store, analyze and visualize the data...