Do You Have an Athlete Development Roadmap?


May 1, 2018

Do you have an athlete development roadmap?

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD The school year is about to end and you decide to go on a summer road trip – you service the car making sure it is in tip-top shape, pack some snacks, book the hotels for a good night rest, search the best tourist sites along the way, and plan …

7 Career-Saving Strategies for Sport Concussion Management

The concussion crisis is real, and it’s going to take everyone involved in sport to help athletes get better or, if possible, not get a traumatic brain injury at all. In this article, Coach Valle presents seven key strategies for managing a TBI, and strives to ensure that those not appreciating the severity of the problem still value its management process.

Frei: A Longhorn, a subpoena and the CTE lawsuit that could impact NCAA football

A potentially monumental Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-related lawsuit – Ploetz vs. NCAA – is scheduled to go to trial on June 11 in Dallas. I’m connected to the CTE case in several ways, including because the NCAA subpoenaed me and asked for materials pertaining to my research for my 2002 book, Horns, Hogs, and Nixon Coming, about the landmark 1969 Texas vs.

A model for refining or regaining technique in skilled athletes – Skill Acquisition Research

A question that most coaches want to know is: what is the best strategy to modify a skilled performer’s technique? Surprisingly (and unfortunately) there have been very few attempts to collect empirical data on this issue. When attempting to modify a person’s technique, typically a coach will face one of two scenarios: The performer wants …

VO2 Max guide: Understand and increase your VO2 Max with wearables

It’s safe to say VO2 Max is all the rage in wearable tech right now. It’s been a focus of high-end sports watches for a while, but now it’s going mainstream on the latest fitness trackers. Fitbit has chosen it as the basis for its “Cardio Fitness” score on the Fitbit Charge 2 and the Fitbit Ionic.

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