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New research by Mikael Mattsson – Head of Health & Sports Technology Initiative

New resaerch with title “Generating Weekly Training Plans in the Style of a Professional Swimming Coach Using Genetic Algorithms and Random Trees”

Abstract

Optimal training planning is a combination of art and science, a time-consuming task that requires expert knowledge. As such, it is often exclusively available to top tier athletes. Many athletes outside the elite do not have access or cannot afford to hire a professional coach to help them create their training plans. In this study, we investigate if it is possible to use the historical training logs of elite swimmers to construct detailed weekly training plans similar to how a specific professional coach would have planned. We present a software system based on machine learning and genetic algorithms for generation of detailed weekly training plans based on desired volume, intensity, training frequency, and athlete characteristics. The system schedules training sessions from a library extracted from training plans written by a professional swimming coach. Results show that the proposed system is able to generate highly accurate training plans in terms of training load, types of sessions, and structure, compared to the human coach.

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Rayvon Fouché – Gamechanger, The Techno Scientific revolution in Sports

Health & Sports technology Initative hase invited the American professor and auothor Rayvon Fouché that will inspire us about sports tech from an equality and sustainability perspective.

Before Rayvon’s lecture there will be a panel discussion highlighting the same questions from a Swedish perspective.

19:00-19:30 Panel discussion about equality and sustainability from a Swedish  perspective

Stina Lundgren Högbom – Moderator

Katrine Marçal – Swedish writer and journalist, with a new book; Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men

Sofia B Karlsson – Swedish Sports Confederation. Expert in gender, equality and inclusion in sports

19:30-20:30 Lecture with Rayvon Fouche – Gamechanger, The Techno Scientific Revolution in Sports

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