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An Athlete Performance Management Process

Taking an athlete as the input, we have a process that seeks to get the very best results possible at target events by managing improvements in the athlete's performance . Sounds simple, right? Figure 1: idef0 context diagram Well actually, at the highest level of abstraction it is. There is a broad consensus regarding how this management process works; placing the athlete at centre of the process, supported by coaches and specialists (who might also be the athlete, self taught). In fact this overall approach is summarised brilliantly by Emma Ross from the EIS , you could call it an operating model, or perhaps a development philosophy: We place the athlete at the centre of the process, which is led by the coach. They are ably supported by practitioners (specialists) who bring the latest and best research working as a team, all focused on performance. End-to-End Process Figure 2: Athlete performance management process (APM) In very blunt terms the developme
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