Quest, Rutgers Collaborate on Sports Science Research

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February 28, 2018

Quest Diagnostics and Rutgers University Announce Sports Science Research Collaboration to Advance Athletic Performance

Collaboration will leverage insights from Quest’s Blueprint for Athletes biometric testing service data to examine physiological changes, performance variables in competitive athletes at the newly created Quest Diagnostics Sports Science Laboratory at the Rutgers-New Brunswick Center for Health & Human Performance

Acceleration Ladders and Speed Hurdles in Team Sport: Scientific Investigation

Acceleration ladders are very polarizing among coaches, but in track and field, ladder training and speed hurdles (wicket drill) are trending in popularity. Some elite athletes have trained with both approaches while others have succeeded without a glance at these exercises. Coach Valle points out that these exercises are options but are not essential to reaching elite status.

Fitbit and Adidas have an answer to the Apple Watch

Smartwatch lovers and hypebeasts alike just got a new reason to get excited. Initially announced in August 2017, the Fitbit Ionic Adidas Sport Edition went on pre-sale on Tuesday, and it looks pretty nifty. It’s the company’s latest release in the war of the wearables, which Fitbit so far appears to be losing to Apple.

DashTag providing deeper insights of your actual Sports performance! – Sports Wearable

DashTag is a Dutch based tech startup and it has announced the launch of its Sportsbot. Combined with it soccer-designed wearable, Dash, the Sportsbot enables any soccer player to engage with their personal stats. DashTag promises to give you deeper insights of your actual sports performance.

Scientific Analytics Inc. Completes Acquisition of DARI Motion

Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Analytics Inc. (SAI) completed the asset purchase of Dynamic Athletic Research Institute, LLC (DARI/DARI Motion) in the fourth quarter of 2017. Through the acquisition of DARI Motion, SAI has solidified its position as a pioneer in the “movement of movement.”

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