Athletic Performance

A new way of studying, approaching and managing the sport

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NON-INVASIVE MONITORING SYSTEMS

Improvement and development of non-invasive monitoring systems for mechanical exercise (external load) and the physiological response (internal load).

ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT

Analysis and assessment of new relationships between external and internal load markers.

PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION AND INJURY PREVENTION

Development of new solutions, tests, and plans to optimize performance and prevent muscle and tendon injuries.

MONITORIZACIÓN AUTOMÁTICAAUTOMATIC MONITORING

Automatic and non-invasive athlete monitoring in the gym using computer vision systems.

NEW INDICATORS OF FATIGUE

Development and monitoring of new indicators of fatigue.

NEW WAYS OF TRAINING

Exploration, development and implementation of new ways of training, from blood flow restriction to hypoxic training

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OUR PERFORMANCE AREA SEEKS TO IMPROVE ATHLETES’ PHYSICAL PREPARATION THROUGH A SYSTEMIC AND INTEGRATIVE APPROACH.

A distinctive way of understanding the game naturally brings with it a distinctive way of approaching and managing training loads.


Based on structured training methodology, developed under the wing of FC Barcelona over years, the performance area has the fundamental goal of improving our athletes’ physical preparation through a systemic and integrative approach.


Theories of complex dynamic systems have arisen as a new way of seeing the game and sport, fostering an understanding of the hierarchical organization of living systems and the dynamic interaction which leads them to self-regulate.

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