How Australia Used Technology To Qualify For The World Cup


June 18, 2018

How Australia used technology to negotiate 250,000 km World Cup journey

Australia isn’t a nation blessed with an array of world-class footballing talent and its best players are scattered around the globe, making it difficult to keep track of their fitness. So Dr. Craig Duncan — one of Australia’s leading sports scientists — has turned to technology in an attempt to level the playing field.

Messi Walks Better Than Most Players Run

In the 12 years since he became the youngest Argentine to score a World Cup goal, Lionel Messi has won more Ballon d’Or trophies, awarded to the world’s best player, than anyone before him. He has scored more official goals in a calendar year than anyone in living memory.

Does athletes’ divided attention affect mechanics associated with ACL injury?

We might be falling short in our efforts to prevent ACL injury by allowing athletes to focus on how they are moving during screening. Almost 8 million athletes participate in high school sports each year in the United States, and an additional 490,000 compete at the intercollegiate level. By Sara

The State of Soccer Tech – Raúl Peláez, FC Barcelona

Raúl Peláez is the head of sport technology, innovation, and analysis for FC Barcelona. Reflecting on the last decade of soccer technology, Peláez believes that the most significant advancement is in the tracking and monitoring of players and generation of data and information.

Cristiano Ronaldo Backs SleepScore Labs’ New Mobile Sleep Tracker App

Global soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo signed on to endorse SleepScore Labs last week, just as the sleep-tracking company launched what it calls the “first non-contact sleep tracking mobile app.” SleepScore taps into an iPhone’s microphone and speakers to monitor a user’s sleep patterns through the use of inaudible sound waves transmitted to and reflected off someone sleeping.

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