Good reads

I just wanted to give you a heads up for the articles written by Howard Gray at his blog. His paper/poster on sRPE/TL (Polar Team2) influenced me to create my own monitoring system. This is my way to express my gratitude to Howard. Enjoy the links!

Howard Gray ETSU

Preseason: Low volume & always avoiding fatigue?
Scientific Poster: Pilot Study – Tracking Session RPE TRIMP During an NCAA D1 Men’s Soccer Season with Special Emphasis on Practical Application
Sport Science Poster: Between the Polar Team2 Training Load and Session-RPE Training Load as Methods of Monitoring Training and Games in NCAA Division 1 Male Soccer Players
The effectiveness of the strength and conditioning coach
Monitoring training part I – can’t see the wood for the trees
Monitoring training part II – using RPEs to track intensity & volume
Monitoring training part III – calculating & analyzing load, monotony, and strain
The other side of monitoring – keeping track of outside stressors

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