Matt Thome

Monitoring Training Load in Elite Sprinters: A Brief Outline, Overview and Direction

Training load monitoring has been common practice in endurance and team sports for quite some time (Foster, 2001). The terms external and internal load have been used to describe the two primary ways in which training load is categorized (Impellizzeri, 2019). The external load is the physical work that the athlete performs – not necessarily what was prescribed by the...

Thinking Scientifically

The ALTIS living lab The primary aim of the ALTIS Living Lab is to improve the integration of science with practice in sport performance environments. We understand that the results of our work will not always be generalizable to the broader population of athletes, beyond the elite level. Thus, it is a secondary goal of ours to help coaches create...

Matt Thome appointed as Performance and Innovation Manager

Last August, we told you about our upcoming Sport Science Project – the ALTIS ISO-SPORT Living Lab. This was being set up to offer an improved service to our athlete population, while also making a significant contribution to the sport science and coaching communities. October then saw the start of search for the right person to lead this Project as...
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