110 NFL Brains

 

 

SPORTS BIOMETRICS NEWS

July 25, 2017

Sports

A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.

Observational Review and Analysis of Concussion: a Method for Conducting a Standardized Video Analysis of Concussion in Rugby League

Several professional contact and collision sports have recently introduced the use of sideline video review for club medical staff to help identify and manage concussions. As such, reviewing video footage on the sideline has become increasingly relied upon to assist with improving the identification of possible injury.

Kitman Labs Joins Forces With Australia’s National Rugby League Teams

Kitman Labs will deploy its injury management software and services to the Australian National Rugby League organization to help teams advance athlete performance. The Irish company will develop a national program designed to enhance performance and help coaches understand the factors that lead to injuries.

Velco’s Wink Bar Aims To Make Bikes Smart For Cyclists

Bicycles are wildly popular in Europe, and as of 2013 have begun outselling cars in many major European Union (EU) countries. is a product aiming to tap into this burgeoning market as the founders claim that they “are the first to integrate the technology of a smartphone into a handlebar.”

How to Analyze and Interpret HRV in Sport – SimpliFaster

The collection of heart rate variability (HRV) information is just the first step in any assessment of HRV in training. In the second part of SimpliFaster’s series on HRV, Coach Valle explains how to analyze and interpret that data to optimize an athlete’s performance for many reasons, not the least of which is to win more.

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