FITSTATS’ Injury Tracking Platform is Now Being Used by the Norwegian Olympic Team


March 7, 2018

FITSTATS’ Injury Tracking Platform is Now Being Used by the Norwegian Olympic Team

MONCTON – Last year, François Gazzano was casually sipping coffee alongside other participants at the international Olympics Committee World Conference in Monaco. It turns out, the person sitting next to him would land his Moncton-based company FITSTATS Technologies a contract with the Norwegian Olympic Team. “I had a little chat with this guy.

Evolving Treatment Patterns of NFL Players by Orthopaedic Team Physicians Over the Past Decade, 2008-2016. – PubMed – NCBI

Sports Health. 2018 Feb 1:1941738118758312. doi: 10.1177/1941738118758312. [Epub ahead of print]

Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly Tries Something New After Concussion Ended Season

The star linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, Luke Kuechly, missed the last five games of the 2016 NFL season after he suffered a concussion. So this season, he’s trying on something new: the Q-Collar, an experimental product developed by Q30 Innovations that has been studied and shown to decrease the risk of brain injury, according to The Charlotte Observer.

WHOOP raises $25 million to tell everyone from athletes to execs about their health

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‘Player experience’ next up for sports analytics

Terry Myerson, C.J. Anderson, and Adir Shiffman at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Why It Matters More data and better data could help NFL teams find the right players, improve a pitcher’s practice, and help athletes train without injury. Many of the use cases for data analytics in sports have focused on improving the fan experience.

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