Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

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As part of our aim to help share knowledge between coaches and help educate and motivate others we are starting our 5 on Friday blogs. We’ve put together 5 of our favorite news items or articles that we have come across during the week that we think you will enjoy reading. #discovermore #5onFriday


Changing the Game with Dr. Fergus Connolly

John T. Weatherly talks to Dr. Fergus Connolly, Performance Director for Michigan Football about coaching and sports science. 
Great questions and great answers.


Sleep and Sport

Professor Kevin Morgan,  Director of Clinical Sleep Research at Loughborough University and Luke Gupta, Physiologist with the English Institute of Sport take a look at the background to sleep in the context of sport and why it is so important


The athlete monitoring cycle: a practical guide to interpreting and applying training monitoring data

Great paper from Dr. Tim Gabbett answering questions such as What should I do with all this data and How do I choose what to measure?


A ‘meta-learning’ approach for more productive training

Informed in sport takes a look at ‘meta learning for more productive training and the role of the athlete in the training process



To Train an Athlete, Add 12 Minutes of Meditation to the Daily Mix

If athletes practice meditation for a few minutes a day, they may become better able to withstand the mental demands of hours of strenuous physical training, according to an interesting new study of Division I college football players

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