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The in situ sprint profile for team sports.

The in situ sprint profile for team sports.

Test your players without testing them. How to obtain an individual sprint acceleration mechanical profile conceptually equivalent to our “classic” F-V profile without running a specific test?   Acceleration Speed Profile In last Monday's gpexe webinar, Prof....

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Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio – Part 1

Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio – Part 1

The ideal training stimulus maximises performance and simultaneously reduces the negative consequences of the training, i.e. the onset of fatigue and the risk of injury. The ratio between the workload carried out during the last week ("acute workload") and the average...

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Power events: from theory to practice

Power events: from theory to practice

Obtaining more powerful and prolonged high-intensity actions through the increase in the duration of the recovery phases, better if during the possession phase. This is the main goal in Empoli FC's work philosophy. The Fitness Coach Rocco Perrotta, with previous...

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#gpexePeople – An interview with Prof. Paolo Barbero

#gpexePeople – An interview with Prof. Paolo Barbero

Hellas Verona, promoted to Serie A at the end of last year and performing very well so far this season, is a gpexe customer from summer 2019. Prof. Paolo Barbero, fitness coach and a veteran gpexe user, explains why the gpexe system has been chosen by his new club....

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Sprint: the same time but different profiles

Sprint: the same time but different profiles

The concluding paragraph of our previous article (https://www.gpexe.com/f-v-profile-game) was devoted to highlighting the fact that the assessment of the sprint ability of a given athlete via his force-velocity (F-V) relationship yields useful information on the...

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Usain Bolt: metabolic power analysis of a top sprinter

Usain Bolt: metabolic power analysis of a top sprinter

A paradigmatic example of intensity in team sports. A brief Comment by Pietro E. di Prampero, Cristian Osgnach and Ivan Zadro We have recently followed, either personally, or via the press and the available media, several meetings and seminars dealing with the...

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F-v profile in the game

F-v profile in the game

In the previous article, we have seen how the force-velocity profile and the maximum power are fundamental parameters for sprint capacities and in particular the related horizontal components (3, 4). We have also seen the relationship between force and speed during a...

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UC Sampdoria: 10 gpexe people Q&As

UC Sampdoria: 10 gpexe people Q&As

Massimo Catalano, fifteen years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach in Serie A, from SS Lazio to Palermo Calcio, ACF Fiorentina and finally to UC Sampdoria with whom he has been working for 5 years, explains how he uses the gpexe system. He also shares...

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