Analytics: A New Weapon For The Modern Game

 

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September 14, 2017

Analytics: a new weapon for the modern game

Photo by: (USTA/Darren Carroll) In the 1980 US Open final, John McEnroe recorded 50 winners, six aces and six double faults while saving six of 11 break points to beat Bjorn Borg in five sets for his second New York title. Today, those same metrics still dominate, the ones most oft-cited when breaking down a match.

Checking Out New Tech on the Gridiron

Courtesy of NFLDraftBible’s Ric Serritella, here are a couple of notes related to new technology and innovations that are being used by NFL and college teams and their fans. QBs meet VR: As virtual reality continues to trickle into mainstream sports and figures out its identity, behind the scenes, it has become a great learning tool…

Nix: A Smart Wearable Hydration System – Sports Wearable

Despite of all the recent technological advances, we still lack a device that measure fluid levels. Currently sweat rate and thirst depicts hydration level however, both are poor indicators as they often manifest pretty late when dehydration has already set in. The problem with dehydration is that even in milder forms it can lead to …

A Detailed Look at the Diet of an Elite Marathoner

In 2014, Jeffrey Eggleston was the 3rd American at the Boston Marathon. At the time, it was a big PR and one of Jeffrey’s best races to date (He also finishe

4 Ways Technology Is Reshaping Athletics

As technology makes its way into every aspect of a modern-day education, it’s not surprising that digital tools can be leveraged in school sports and even physical education. From paperless football playbooks to wearables and data collection, K-12 schools are finding unique uses for tech in their athletic departments.

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