Coaching Matters Blog Round Up

Coaching Matters, my round up of articles & videos is proving more & more popular so I thought I would provide an RSS feed of the sites I visit most regularly for those who would like the most up to date posts as they happen.

The articles update on an hourly basis so bookmark the page & keep coming back. If I am missing any good blogs drop me an email or let me know on Twitter @SiNainby. Enjoy!

  • The Perceptual Life of Cells
    Over the summer, at ICPA 2019, I met a computational biologist called Katie Bentley. She is interested in angiogenesis, the cellular level process of new blood vessel growth. She was at ICPA because she has been developing a more dynamical systems approach to understanding how angiogenesis works. More specifically, her ... read more
    Source: Notes from Two Scientific PsychologistsPublished on 22-10-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Recovery, why?
    It is not hard to find a topic to write a blogpost about: The World Championships Athletics in Doha, the case of Alberto Salazar and Nike, the world record in the marathon, and so on. Many things are happening in the world of sports, but I decided to keep it ... read more
    3 weeks ago
  • Programming for a More Powerful Vertical Pull
    [mashshare] By Jeff Richter In my previous post, I presented a case for why the pursuit of power development in vertical pulling is a worthy endeavor. Through my own experience and the limited research available, I also tried to project how to use VBT to assist the process of ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 22-10-19
    3 weeks ago
  • Overspeed: Facts and Fallacies of Training Beyond Maximal Velocity
    [mashshare] By Chris Finn Club head speed is a hot topic in golf, and it should be. There is a very strong relationship between how much money PGA Tour players make and how far they can hit the ball. Club speed is a skill that gives golfers an edge ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 21-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • Dotting the i’s
    The new Education Inspection Framework was released in May and updated in September. OFSTED will use all the available evidence to evaluate what it is like to be a learner in your school’s provision. They will do that through four key judgements; quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development and ... read more
    Source: Sporticus – Drowning in the ShallowPublished on 20-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • A Simple and Systematic Approach to Monitoring Fatigue
    [mashshare] By Will Ratelle Managing training load has become an increasingly prevalent concern in athletics, for sport coaches as well as strength and conditioning coaches. I work with an NCAA volleyball team, and it is imperative to monitor and manage fatigue for a number of reasons: reducing injury risk; ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 19-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • Busting the Fallacies of Sports Science with Jared Fletcher
    [mashshare] Freelap Friday Five with Dr. Jared Fletcher Dr. Jared Fletcher is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Physical Education at Mount Royal University in Calgary, AB, Canada. There, he teaches courses in exercise physiology, biomechanics, and statistics. His current research interests lie in examining ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 18-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • Why our referee didn’t have a shocker
    From our Rugby Coach Weekly archive of Touchline Tales, commenting on a game in an U15 Cup tournament. Last weekend we lost 20-22 in a cup game. The opposition scored at the end from a disputed lineout on our line and we felt our jumper was impeded.  The post Why ... read more
    Source: Rugby Coach Weekly – Dan CottrellPublished on 17-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • What do Ofsted reports reveal about the way schools are being inspected under the new framework?
    Ofsted's new inspection framework went live at the beginning of September and the first reports have now been published. Anecdotally, I've heard whispers from two different inspections about the sorts of questions that are being asked and the sorts of challenges being made, but it's interesting and, I hope, useful, ... read more
    Source: David Didau – The Learning SpyPublished on 17-10-19
    4 weeks ago
  • 15 Things to Remember If You Love Your Child-Athlete
    [mashshare] By Jeremy Frisch Countless parents want to know how to be properly supportive of their children who participate in sports. Usually, most fathers and mothers have good intentions, but when it comes down to it, the biggest problem with youth sports is the parents themselves. The good news ... read more
    Source: SimpliFasterPublished on 16-10-19
    1 month ago
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