The Journal of Sport and Healt Research (JSHR) is an associated journal to D.A.A. association, a professional health journal, sport and education.

Berdejo-del-Fresno, D.; González-Ravé, J.M. (2011). Development of a new method to monitor and control the training load in basketball: the BATLOC Tool. Journal of Sport and Health Research. 4(1):93-102.



An adequate training load is essential to achieve the best performance and avoid any injuries. Nevertheless, to control and monitor the training load in real time in team sports is quite difficult, since there is no easy, cheap or non-invasive method or tool. The simple software described in this article, created in Microsoft Excel, can be used to predict the training load and plan a proper periodization of the future training load during the pre-season and the inseason training phase in basketball.


Periodization, team sports, training load.


Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009