Algorithm to Plan Athlete’s Prolonged Training Based on Model of Physiological Response

  • Krzysztof BrzostowskiEmail author
  • Jarosław Drapała
  • Grzegorz Dziedzic
  • Jerzy Świa̧tek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9011)


This paper proposes an algorithm to generate a long-term training for athletes. After introduction and a short review on methods of modelling the physiological response, the problem of planning prolonged training is formulated as optimization problem. In order solve this problem dynamical programming and model of physiological response was proposed. This model allows us to analyse the athlete’s physiological response for different training loads. Based on this analysis and apply dynamical programming we proposed algorithm to design a plan of prolonged training with various training loads. In order to verify the proposed approach some simulation experiments were performed. Obtained results for our approach were compared with results obtained with use of algorithm generates a training plan without knowledge on the type of athlete’s physiological response.


e-Health Mathematical modelling Optimization   Dynamic programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Brzostowski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jarosław Drapała
    • 1
  • Grzegorz Dziedzic
    • 1
  • Jerzy Świa̧tek
    • 1
  1. 1.Wrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland

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