Baseball Positions Are Starting To Lose Their Meaning

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October 16, 2018

Baseball Positions Are Starting To Lose Their Meaning

On Aug. 3, shortly after being acquired by Milwaukee in a deadline deal from Baltimore, Jonathan Schoop found himself in an unusual position on the Miller Park infield. For just the third time in his six-year career, he was starting at shortstop. He wasn’t alone that day.

Latest research in football – week 30 – 2018

1 The competence-supportive and competence-thwarting role of athlete leaders: An experimental test in a soccer context Reference: PLoS One. 2018 Jul 11;13(7):e0200480. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200480. eCollection 2018. Authors: Fransen K, Vansteenkiste M, Vande Broek G, Boen F Download link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6040764/pdf/pone.0200480.pdf Summary: The aim of this experiment was to study the growth-promoting and adverse impact of athlete leaders’ competence-supportive and-thwarting behavior on the motivation and performance of team members.

Positional Differences in the Most Demanding Passages of Play in Football Competition

Positional Differences in the Most Demanding Passages of Play in Football Competition

NBC’s Sunday Night Football Uses TrackMan Radar on Field Goals

When Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski split the uprights on a 48-yard field goal in the first quarter against the Chiefs on Sunday night, the kick seemed unremarkable enough. But after a commercial break and the ensuing kickoff, NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcast debuted a new feature, SNF Kicks, that tracked the trajectory with a TrackMan radar and told a deeper story.

Montblanc Summit 2 Introduces Exclusive Running Coach App Powered by Firstbeat Analytics – Firstbeat

Montblanc has officially announced the Summit 2 smartwatch, featuring an exclusive Running Coach app powered by Firstbeat analytics, as the newest addition to the company’s portfolio of devices that seamlessly blend the Swiss design codes of traditional timepieces, premium materials, and cutting-edge technology.

Astro-Matic Baseball

SPORTS BIOMETRICS NEWS

October 15, 2018

Astro-Matic Baseball

Can Houston’s radical rebuilding project-featuring a Nerd Cave led by a blackjack dealer turned rocket scientist-actually work? Maybe sooner than you think

Robot Coaches, Skeleton Players, and the Future of Sports Stats

On any given day, sports statistics from across the globe course through the headquarters of Stats, which occupies the 22nd and 23rd floors of one of the Loop’s less remarkable glass and steel towers. At first blush, the sports data company’s office resembles that of any tech firm.

Why ‘Reactive Agility’ Is Important for Athletes-And How You Can Train It

When people think of agility, they think of changing directions. Cutting, stopping, going backwards, veering, that sort of thing. To me, agility is more than that. Agility is about applying strength and conditioning directly to the sport and its skills. Agility is about expressing strength, speed, power and sport skill together.

A Tactical Periodization Approach for Rugby Union : Strength & Conditioning Journal

INTERESTED IN USING A TACTICAL PERIODIZATION APPROACH ARE LIMITED. THIS ARTICLE AIMS TO DEMONSTRATE HOW TACTICAL PERIODIZATION CAN BE APPLIED IN RUGBY UNION TO HELP COORDINATE LONG-TERM PLANNING, IMPROVE THE SPECIFICITY OF TRAINING, AND PREPARE PLAYERS MORE EFFECTIVELY FOR COMPETITION….

Top 10 Strength & Conditioning Infographics – COLLEGE STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Unless you have been living under a rock, you would know all about the fantastic infographics produced by YLM – French Sport Scientist, Yann Le Meur, PhD. He has literally created 100s of infographics focussing on research in sport science, strength & conditioning and sports medicine, to provide a short-cut to the ‘nuts & bolts’ …

Microsoft, Cricket Star Anil Kumble Unveil Power Bat for New Analytics

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October 12, 2018

Microsoft, Cricket Star Anil Kumble Unveil Power Bat for New Analytics

Microsoft and former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble have developed a tech-enabled cricket bat that can provide more batting data to players and fans. Kumble, who retired from international cricket in 2008, is now the founder of sports startup Spektacom Technologies.

Breaking Down Pop Time

At Driveline, we implement player-development systems based around metrics that will ultimately optimize performance. For example, from a pitching standpoint we work on developing velocity, designing pitches, and maximizing recovery, among other systems. This intuitive, multi-faceted approach is already being applied in hitting, but we can further apply this to other positions on the field.

Repeat Sprint Ability : Strength & Conditioning Journal

WHETHER THIS CAN BE APPRECIABLY IMPROVED VIA A HIGH V[Combining Dot Above]O2MAX REMAINS CONTROVERSIAL. HOWEVER, IT IS LIKELY IMPROVED VIA ANAEROBIC QUALITIES SUCH AS STRENGTH, POWER, AND SPEED, ALONG WITH THE ATHLETE’S VELOCITY AT ONSET OF BLOOD LACTATE ACCUMULATION. WHEN REPORTING REPEAT SPRINT ABILITY TEST RESULTS, TOTAL OR MEAN TIME SHOULD BE USED….

Wearable technology for boxing

While people have fought in hand-to-hand combat since before the dawn of history, the origin of boxing as an organized sport may be its acceptance by the ancient Greeks. They believed fist fighting was one of the games played by the gods on Olympus, thus it became part of the Olympic Games since in 688 BC.

‘SyncThink Express’ Post-Injury VR Solution Available – Reality Technologies

SyncThink is a neurotechnology company that uses an FDA approved VR eye tracking program after head injuries and impact. Their new SyncThink Express program is rentable for use by colleges, professional athletics programs, and medical providers looking to gain analytics-based insight into ocular and brain injuries.