How Technology and Smarts Help Athletes Push the Limits

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June 19, 2018

How Technology and Smarts Help Athletes Push the Limits

This story appears in the July 2018 issue ofNational Geographic magazine. The race for the ages can be run only in our imagination: Usain Bolt vs. Jesse Owens. Bolt is in his 21st-century lane, a smooth, slip-resistant rubber surface spread out for 100 meters, designed to quickly return energy to his legs as he races across it.

The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup

The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, June 14 and most bookmakers have five-time winners Brazil and current holders Germany as the favourites.

Heart Rate Monitoring in Team Sports-A Conceptual Framework for Contextualizing Heart Rate Measures for Training and Recovery Prescription

A comprehensive monitoring of fitness, fatigue, and performance is crucial for understanding an athlete’s individual responses to training to optimize the scheduling of training and recovery strategies. Resting and exercise-related heart rate measures have received growing interest in recent decades and are considered potentially useful within multivariate response monitoring, as they provide non-invasive and time-efficient insights into the status of the autonomic nervous system and aerobic fitness.

The State of Soccer Tech – Dimitri Farbos, Olympique Lyonnais

During the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, SportTechie and N3XT Sports are surveying key personnel at major soccer clubs around the world to understand the current state of soccer technology and innovation. (Previous: Raúl Peláez, FC Barcelona | Next: Martí Matabosch, FC Kairat) Dimitri Farbos is the assistant strength and conditioning coach for Olympique Lyonnais’ first team.

Tozuda Detects Concussions With Mechanical Simplicity

Rugby players take their fair share of hits. While playing for Lehigh University, Jessie Garcia took one in particular that left her struggling. “I was playing in a game, going in for a try and got completely blindsided by a girl,” Garcia explained.

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