Our Five Favourite Talks from the 2017 Sports Analytics Innovation Summit

  • On March 16, 2017
  • analytics, athlete, data, innovation, researchd
On March 8th and 9th, the Fusion Sport team trekked down to Melbourne to attend the Australian leg of the annual Sports Analytics Innovation Summit. Held at the MCG at the start of AFL season, Aussie rules was surprisingly not the only topic on the agenda. We heard about all things high-tech in speed skating; […]
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Archetypal thinking: a novel way to approach performance data

  • On March 2, 2017
  • analysis, archetypes, data, performance, players, sports
In sport, we like to compare our players against the best players. An underrated data-mining technique called Archetypal Analysis allows us to do this with ease. But how does it work? This blog post will explore this in detail.   Archetypal analysis: a colourful analogy On the colour spectrum, you could think of red, green and blue […]
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Muay Thai Coach Israel Halperin Talks About Agile Periodisation and Confounders in Training Research

  • On December 21, 2016
In Complemenary Training’s latest podcast, Mladen Jovanic talks with PhD candidate and Muay Thai coach Israel Halperin, about agile periodisation and confounders in training research. Israel Halperin discusses his PhD studies and experience as a Muay Thai fighter with his ability to talk two languages – coach language and researcher language. Please enjoy the 11th […]
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GPS Integration and SMARTABASE: A One-Stop Shop for GPS Data Analysis

  • On November 30, 2016
Thanks to our new SMARTABASE GPS Integration products, the task of importing and combining GPS data with all other areas has been made incredibly simple, and offers a deep range of tools for custom analysis and reporting on GPS data.   Which GPS Devices Does SMARTABASE Support? Whilst SMARTABASE can accept data from any GPS […]
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Western Bulldogs Sport Scientist Dr. Sam Robertson Talks About Predictive Analytics and Injury Prediction

  • On October 10, 2016
In Complemenary Training’s latest podcast, Mladen Jovanic talks with Senior Research Fellow and Sport Scientist Dr. Sam Robertson about the role of predictive analytics and injury prediction in sport. Sam Robertson discusses some of his work with the Western Bulldogs Football Club and Victoria University.   Please enjoy the 10th Episode of Complementary Training @Physical_Prep. […]
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Elite Performance Lecturer John Kiely Discusses His Critiques on Periodization

  • On September 26, 2016
In Complemenary Training’s latest podcast, Mladen Jovanic speaks with Senior Lecturer in Elite Performance, John Kiely. John’s career in sport has been varied, having experienced life as an international competitor, coach, sports scientist and strength and conditioning specialist. Expanding on some of his most famous work, John discusses his critiques on periodization.   Please enjoy […]
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Professor Samuele Marcora Discusses His Findings on Mental Fatigue Research and Its Application to Training

  • On September 6, 2016
In Complementary Training’s latest podcast, Mladen Jovanic invites Professor Samuele Marcora from the University of Kent to discuss some different models of performance / fatigue and the difference between effort and the sense of exhaustion. Samuele is currently investigating the role of the brain in endurance performance, fatigue and physical activity. In this podcast Samuele […]
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Smartabase New Connectors & Desktop Uploader

  • On August 25, 2016
Want to connect some of your favorite tools and devices to SMARTABASE? Now you can! Simply choose one of our new connectors or uploaders and create automated link capability to your current workflows and forms.   What’s the Difference? Connectors are actual connections between SMARTABASE and 3rd party vendor software, while our desktop uploader takes exports from 3rd party software and […]
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Training Load Athlete Data Management and Analytics

  • On July 19, 2016
Do we have a consensus agreement on how to measure training load? The short answer is NO, and most likely we never will. Sport Science is an art with simple data to correlate; there are no fixed answers. That’s why you’ve got a job. You can combine ‘x’ amount of variables by athlete, group of […]
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David Watts Talks About Athlete Data Management and Sport Technology Integration

  • On June 22, 2016
David Watts shared his view on athlete fundamentals, movement screening, velocity training, athlete data management and sport technology integration. Below are some of the highlights from Watt’s presentation. Movement screening needs validity and inter / intra-tester reliability Consistency is key Movement screening does not prevent injury Maintaining coaches creativity is paramount Are you time poor? […]
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