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WHAT IS LOAD MANAGEMENT REALLY ABOUT?

In this article, Tim Gabbett and his team provide a user-friendly guide for practitioners when describing the general purpose of load management to coaches.

Sports Performance
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TWO WEEKS ARE ENOUGH TO INCREASE MUSCLE VOLUME AND STRENGTH

For the first time, it has been demonstrated that it does not take months of training to significantly improve both muscle volume and strength; instead, two weeks of an appropriate exercise are enough.

EMPOWERING COACHES WITH NEW INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

We are pleased to announce our venture with Coplays. A Finnish app for coaches, allowing them to easily create animated drills, plays and drawings which are convenient to their needs.

Analysis and Sports Technology
Team Sports
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Degrees of freedom or degrees of slavery?

The understanding of the modifying variables of the game, based on the degrees of freedom.

Soccer from First Principles

The goal of this post is to outline a series of principles that are considered to be crucial to understand the development of FC Barcelona’s playing style.

Analysis and Sports Technology
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THE IMPORTANCE OF BIOSTATISTICS IN SPORTS SCIENCE AND SPORTS MEDICINE

Sports Analytics has grown exponentially thanks to IT sciences and it also encompasses other subareas (e.g. sports sciences, behavior sciences, medicine or data visualization) in addition to statistics with a focus that is more tactical and sports performance related.

Sports Performance
Team Sports
Blog

ECCENTRIC EXERCISES: STUDYING “VACCINES” FOR MUSCLES

Training using eccentric exercises is important to prevent possible damage. However, intensive training can also cause muscle damage, so it is critical to be vigilant in order to keep injury risk to an absolute minimum.

SURGERY FOR CENTRAL HAMSTRING TENDON INJURIES: AN INTERNAL STUDY

Two years ago, the FC Barcelona medical team decided to operate on the athletes with this type of injury. What were the results?

Barça Innovation Hub
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Barça Innovation Hub organises innovation forum at Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara

Meeting held in collaboration with the San Francisco 49ers brings together sports industry leaders and academics specialising in the management of sporting innovation.

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We want to increase knowledge and innovation with this project – we want to help change the world through athletic excellence.
Josep Bartomeu – President, FC Barcelona

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