Big Data and Sport – Delving Deeper into the Statistics



July 27, 2017

Big Data and Sport – Delving Deeper into the Statistics

Over the last few years, data has grown in importance, becoming vital in many different sports. Professional sport is now a world where everyone at the top has access to the latest equipment, scientific knowledge and tactical expertise. And because of the pressures of the world these days, it’s imperative for teams and athletes to grab any marginal gains they can.

IAAF: Largest ever biomechanics research project in athletics to be undertaken at IAAF World Championships London 2017| News |

Leeds Beckett University, in cooperation with the IAAF, will carry out the biggest biomechanics research project ever conducted in athletics during next month’s IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Clemson Football Hires Rise Science To Improve Team Sleep

When defending national champion Clemson opened its new $55 million football complex in January, its greatest benefit to player performance – more so than the lounge with barber shop, arcade, bowling alley and laser tag – was the dedicated nap room, stocked with eight bunk beds, three massage chairs and bean bags.

Pac-12 Invests In Evaluation Of Microsoft Kinect Motion Capture In Sports

The Pac-12 has funded a research project that could help teams evaluate a low-cost motion capture technology option used to assess the injury risk and readiness of rehabilitating college athletes in their return to action.

Garmin Acquires Alphamantis To Expand Into Aerodynamics Technology

Garmin is expanding its product suite for cycling, acquiring aerodynamics analysis provider Alphamantis Technologies, it was announced last week. The acquisition could make Garmin a convenient one-stop shop for portable cycling technology. The company already offers bike vision accessories, mini-computers, power meters, and radar.

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