Kinexon Has Become the NBA’s Most Used Wearable Technology

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September 21, 2018

Kinexon Has Become the NBA’s Most Used Wearable Technology

In less than two years, Kinexon has gone from NBA outsider to the league’s No. 1 provider of wearable technology. The Philadelphia 76ers became the first client back in January 2017, but now 14 of the league’s 30 franchises use Kinexon, according to the company.

Oakland A’s All-Star Jed Lowrie’s Career Has Been Fueled by Data

SportTechie’s new series features the views and opinions of the athletes who use and are powered by technology. As part of this series, SportTechie sat down with Jed Lowrie to find out about how data and technology are impacting baseball and his opportunities within the sport.

Opta and KPMG develop new analytics for soccer player valuation

Digital platform will provide financial and sporting insights into stars from 11 top-tier leagues. Professional services giant KPMG and Perform-owned sports data company Opta have launched a new player valuation analytics tool to help soccer clubs better understand the financial impact of signings.

The Reactive Strength Index Revisited by Eamonn Flanagan

THE REACTIVE STRENGTH INDEX REVISITED Eamonn Flanagan, PhD. INTRODUCTION In 2012 my colleague Dr Tom Comyns and I wrote about the reactive strength index (RSI) in the NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning Journal. 1 This was by no means the first mention of RSI in the published literature

Catapult User Stories: Shireen Mansoori, Seattle Sports Institute

Shireen Mansoori was first introduced to Catapult when she met David Tenney and Dawn Scott in 2009 while working as a physiotherapist at MVP Physical Therapy at Starfire Sports Complex in Seattle. Working on unique return to play protocols using a variety of technologies and data points, Shireen relies on IMA to pull everything together.

The Physics of Choking Up

SPORTS BIOMETRICS NEWS

September 20, 2018

The Physics of Choking Up

Have you ever swung a bat by the barrel end? Go ahead. Give it a try. I’ll wait. You should notice that it is dramatically easier to swing the bat from the barrel end than the handle end.

Vuzix, OnCore Partner to Create New AR Smart Glasses for Golfers

Augmented Reality startup Vuzix will release a new pair of smart glasses that feature real-time instructional feedback for golfers of all skill levels. The announcement comes as part of Vuzix’s new partnership with OnCore Golf. OnCore is best known for developing high performance golf balls.

How to Reduce Negative Effects of Stress and Improve Vitality Through Nutrition – Firstbeat

Nutrition means the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. Vitality means the state of being strong, active and full of energy. Our food contains nutrients that can either support or damage our body in its life functions, depending on what type of food we eat.

Top Exercises for Groin Rehabilitation and Injury Reduction – SimpliFaster

Groin injuries, which involve anything that attaches to the femur and is a strong contributor to adduction, can be difficult to manage. This article features a list of exercises with movements that get to the heart and soul of groin strengthening.

Comparing practice profiles between international and domestic rugby players | Skill Acq Science

What separates an international player from a domestic player? Martyn Rothwell and colleagues interviewed 8 international players and 8 domestic players from the British Rugby League with the aim of identifying differences in the type of practice that these players engaged in. There were at least four key findings. 1.

Eliud Kipchoge’s Marathon World Record Changes Everything

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September 18, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge’s Marathon World Record Changes Everything

For a few moments on Sunday morning, I wasn’t sure who was more tired, me or Eliud Kipchoge. I had slept restlessly in the basement and set my alarm for 4 a.m. so that I could watch a grainy live stream of a bunch of bantamweights running a marathon through the streets of Berlin.

Sam Miller Has Turned His Father’s Dream Into Sports Tech Reality

There was something strange lurking in the basement of Sam Miller’s childhood home in the 1990s. It wasn’t exactly a monster, but a weird mechanical contraption. As a visiting scientist at MIT, Sam’s father, Larry, had been trying to understand and replicate human movement. The apparatus was the fruit of that unfulfilled quest.

Sports Science Monthly – September 2018

Welcome back to another edition of Sports Science Monthly. This month, we take a closer look at the timing of injury prevention training, mental fatigue, antioxidants, max testing, agility, chocolate milk, and several other topics. As always, the full Sports Science Monthly is available exclusively to HMMR Plus Members.

Superior Gut Health Translates to Athletic Power – SimpliFaster

The key to harnessing an athlete’s power potential is optimizing gut health. By increasing the quality and diversity of gut microbiota, we can increase the power of overall health. This power output propels an athlete to the top of the game via stronger immunity, lower inflammation, enhanced nutrient metabolism, and resilient brain function and behavior.

Xsens Presents Upgraded Versions of MTi 1-series Modules

Xsens has released the upgraded versions of the successful MTi 1-series of motion-sensing inertial measurement unit (IMU) modules, offering improved r…