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There are several ways to monitor fatigue through different subjective (e.g. questionnaires) or objective (e.g. blood lactate) measures. Learn more!
The acute:chronic workload ratio is comprised of an athlete’s ‘fitness’ and ‘fatigue’, and can be calculated using either the rolling average (RA) model or the exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) model.
Several methods of body composition measurement are currently used, but a trade-off usually occurs between accuracy and reliability, and cost and practicality.
Bio-banding is the process of grouping athletes based on attributes associated with growth and maturation, rather than chronological age (e.g. under-15s).
The answer? The Performance Digest.
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ACUTE:CHRONIC WORKLOAD RATIO
BODY COMPOSITION TESTING
CHRONOLOGICAL, BIOLOGICAL & TECHNICAL TRAINING AGE
GPS (WEARABLES): PART 1 – THE TECHNOLOGY
GPS (WEARABLES): PART 2 – THE METRICS AND APPLICATION
HEART RATE VARIABILITY
MAXIMAL AEROBIC SPEED
PEAK HEIGHT VELOCITY
PEAK WEIGHT VELOCITY
RELATIVE AGE EFFECT
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