How the Vikings Are Embracing Technology To Improve

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August 28, 2018

How the Vikings Are Embracing Technology to Improve

The Minnesota Vikings are among many teams utilizing cutting-edge technology to improve their performance. Especially in a complex game like football, where 11 players are on the field and each has their direction on a play call, technology can help players become more cognizant of offensive and defensive formations.

Lower-League English Soccer Club Altrincham Will Continue to Use STATS Data

STATS provides its data and insights to the very top. Teams like Chelsea FC, leagues like Italy’s Serie A, and broadcasters like ESPN all rely on STATS. But the largest provider of sports data in the world also caters to lesser-known organizations, and on Monday the company announced it had re-upped its deal with sixth-tier English club Altrincham FC for the 2018/19 season.

For Athletes, Tracking Tech and DNA Tests Might Be Double-Edged Swords

This two-part feature series on bioethics explores the benefits and possible ethical implications of DNA testing and biometric tracking of professional athletes. This article discusses genetic testing, part 2 will look at wearable devices. In late March, Zeke Upshaw collapsed on court with 40 seconds remaining in the Grand Rapids Drive’s season-finale, playoff-clinching G League basketball game.

Report details Jets’ embrace of analytics

Rich Cimini’s Sunday notes column provides some information on how the Jets are incorporating data into the organization. After some initial reluctance, the Jets are embracing the increased role of analytics in the NFL. No, they’re not becoming a “moneyball” team, but they recently expanded their analytics department.

Are Your Testing Methods Impacting Your Body Composition Tests? – SimpliFaster

Body composition measurements are impacted by testing protocols, especially changes in body fluid and hydration. In an interview with Bob Alejo, Dr. Jordan Moon explains specific steps we can take to ensure we get accurate data that we can use effectively.

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