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NSCA PSATS GPS Technology in Soccer

Applications and Basics of Using GPS Monitoring Technology in Soccer (NSCA)

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GPS Technology in Soccer is a vendor neutral must have CEU opportunity for anyone working with high performance athletes in soccer. This course is an introduction for beginner to mid-level practitioners providing exposure to many facets of utilizing GPS technologies in various areas of athletic training, athlete development, load monitoring, injury prevention while building an understanding of the variables that provide objective insight for the Athletic Training profession ( applicable to numerous sports).

NSCA Approved for .4 credit hours with a passing assessment i.e. 70% grade. A printable digital certificate is awarded upon completion. It includes a credential tracking number. We suggest adding your certificate and tracking number to your resume.

This Video Based Course

Imagine bringing together six (6) of Major League Soccer's high performance experts in an intimate online course where they share essential know-how to give you the confidence and knowledge to implement GPS technology in your programs. Meet the teammates behind the most visible and dominating players in US professional soccer.

Your existing training programs or athlete development plans need data collection methods and processes that work. You don't need to be an expert but you need a basic foundation to build on your skills. A free preview and introduction is available narrated by US Men's National Soccer Team, Head Athletic Trainer, Ron Shinault.

What You Will Learn About

  • Summarize the basic variables and impact they have to monitoring of loads and objective evaluation of training/games.
  • Explain the basic procedures, process and components of using GPS technology in sport.
  • Interpret the importance of what and where to apply the data inferences and design of rehab, training programs and in preparation for game days.
  • Apply the trends, inferences and evaluation of variables, metrics of monitoring, analytical theory and the application of the data within the athletic training profession and for athlete development.
  • Explain best practices for reporting and integration within a high performance team of professionals, and with elite athletes and professional player associations.
  • Summarize how to utilize GPS technology monitoring systems and data into a larger Athlete Data Management and sports performance ecosystem.

Who Developed The Course

Tanya Porter, CSTP; International Sports Technology Association [ISTA]

Amazing Expert Interviews Provided by: Professional Soccer Athletic Trainers' Society [PSATS]

  • Ron Shinault, ATC – USA National Soccer Team
  • Baker Cronin, ATC – MLS San Jose Earthquakes
  • Brian Goodstein, ATC – MLS DC United FC
  • Stacey Hardin, ATC – MLS Minnesota United FC
  • Miguel Motolongo, ATC – MLS LA FC
  • Skylar Richards, ATC – MLS Orlando FC
  • Russell Steves, ATC – MLS New York Red Bulls

Why This Course Is Important

“PSATS serves to encourage and promote the consistent application of the most advanced knowledge and techniques in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries in professional soccer players. We seek to foster education and provide our members with current ideas, techniques and scientific data relating to these athletic training pillars. This GPS Technology course represents our determination to enhance the understanding of one of the most prevalent pieces of performance technology in our sport.”

Sean Kupiec, President, PSATS / MLS' Los Angeles FC, Head ATC


Your Instructor


Tanya J. Porter
Tanya J. Porter

Tanya is the lead course developer and is responsible for all of the ISTA's Professional Sports Technology Institute's (PSTI) educational activities. Tanya is a proven high performance expert with over 30 yrs of sports performance roles working with athlete development, sports performance data and sport technologies. She is also a Co-Founder & Board Member at the Institute's parent organization, the International Sports Technology Association (ISTA).


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Evidence Based Training
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  Impact of GPS Data in Soccer
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  Understanding Soccer GPS Variables and their Application
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  Alerts & Threshold
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  Data Impact in Training and Recovery
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  Game Data
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  Process of GPS Technology Use and Information Distribution in Soccer
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  GPS Example Reports in Soccer
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  Art and Absolutes of GPS Technology Adoption
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  Athlete Adoption
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  GPS Technology Systems
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  Recommendations for GPS Adoption
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  Athlete Data Management & Additional Data to Compliment GPS Technology
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  Future of GPS Technology in Soccer
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now. Buy now, consume the course later. It is a completely self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you finish. If we do not see any activity for 90 days, we'll send you a reminder.
How long do I have access to the course?
After payment, you have 90 days to access to this course from any internet enabled device either smart phone or computer. After 90 days of no activity we'll send you a reminder. Once completed, courses are accessible for reference or refresher purposes - another 12 months. Take your certificate of completion to your employer and ask to be reimbursed, you never know!
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us immediately. We will give you a credit equal to the course completed or attempted. And of course, if something happens and for some reason you simply can't start, we'll give you a refund. Email us: [email protected] for quick support.
Why was this course created?
ISTA's Professional Sports Technology Institute (PSTI) and its friends at the Professional Soccer Athletic Trainer's Society (PSATS) decided to tackle this growing sports technology challenge due our shared desire to build confidence in utilizing technologies like GPS tracking for the betterment of athlete development and sport performance.

This course will provide basic insights and considerations for sports scientists, medical staff, athletic trainers, strength coaches, performance scouts, competitive athletes, and other professionals tasked with measuring athlete/team performance.

Learn from respected high performance directors who share their insights to help you safely apply GPS technologies to improve athlete performance measurement. Contact us if you need more information.

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