We believe evidence based training and passionate coaches pave the way for healthier, stronger, more connected athletes. We create and track targeted prescriptions in three distinct areas, Strength, Skills, and Regen, to elicit specific adaptations to each athletes' Movement Signature™.

Education is the End Goal; How we Use Data to Teach

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016
Education is the End Goal; How we Use Data to Teach

Every week as a staff we have a meeting to discuss improving the success of our current Sparta partners (SpartaTrac). The meetings range in topics but consistently center on helping coaches and sports medicine professionals validate their training practices. In this meeting, we have started to review case studies using our Analytics Charts, which look at the relationships […]

Guest Post: ODU’s, Ryan Martin “De-emphasizing the Barbell Squat…”

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016
Guest Post: ODU’s, Ryan Martin “De-emphasizing the Barbell Squat…”

This week’s Blog post is from Ryan Martin, Director of Sports Performance at Old Dominion University.  ODU is one of Sparta’s newest partners, and in those short few months have found the best ways to implement SpartaTrac software into their programs. Read below to see why Ryan and his staff feel they have benefitted greatly […]

Decision Trees: Athlete Care in Big Data

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016
Decision Trees: Athlete Care in Big Data

When you visit the doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment for a particular ailment, what do you think happens when the doctor leaves the room after your exam? Being a physician I will tell you most the time, the doctor will look up on a computer or device, the specific diagnosis and/or subsequent prescriptions needed […]

What is a Need? The Death of Exercises

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016
What is a Need? The Death of Exercises

To most experienced coaches, it is not shocking to hear that the same exercises can have different effects on individual athletes; particularly if the reps and/or weights are different (a combination we will call a loading scheme). Determining the goal of each exercise and its associated loading scheme is where confusion and disagreements arise. It is […]

More Weight & More Velocity; But That is Not “IT”

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016
More Weight & More Velocity; But That is Not “IT”

Some of our software clients use Elite Form, a great piece of equipment that measures bar velocity (SpartaPoint) to gauge effectiveness of the set, the specific day’s workload, and often the global stimulus for the entire training block. With such great information, there was a need for it to be better centralized with other factors stored in […]

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