NFL Safety Tech, Part Four: The Future of Impact and Concussion Monitoring

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September 10, 2018

NFL Safety Tech, Part Four: The Future of Impact and Concussion Monitoring

This four-part series examines the NFL’s $60 million investment in the Engineering Roadmap to develop research and technology to make football safer. Part one discusses the data behind the controversial helmet rule. Part two outlines the engineering work supporting the roadmap. Part three discusses the crowdsourcing of innovative solutions.

Sports Might be an Exception to Virtual Reality’s Sluggish Growth

A few years ago virtual reality seemed like the hottest new market on the block. Big companies were scooping up headset manufacturers. Analysts were forecasting head-turning growth. Fast forward to 2018 and virtual reality has struggled to live up to the hype.

Toughness: Reconciling The Military And Sport – Resilient Performance Systems | Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy, Performance Training, Education, Consulting

I recently returned from the 2018 Physical Preparation Summit where Steve Magness was the keynote speaker. Steve spoke about conditioning for track and field and team sports, “toughness”, and the relationship between intuition, data, and objectivity. He seamlessly navigated between the micro and macro much like he does in Science of Running and Peak Performance .

UK Aerodynamics Firm Plans 26,000 Square Foot Sports Engineering Facility

Aerodynamics specialist firm TotalSim is building a 26,000 square foot state-of-the-art sports engineering facility in Silverstone Park, right on the edge of the site of Formula 1’s British Grand Prix. The project is being completed with the help of a £2 million ($2.6 million) local grant. The space will include two wind tunnels.

Catapult and FAW join forces to optimise performance of Wales national team squads | Catapult Sports

Catapult, the world leader in sports performance technology, has agreed a deal with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) that will see Catapult’s athlete monitoring systems used by the Wales senior men’s national team, as well as the U21, U19 and U17 age group squads.

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