Psychological Testing Is The Last Frontier Of NBA Draft Analysis


June 21, 2018

Psychological testing is the last frontier of NBA Draft analysis

For years, student-athletes in nearly every major sport at the University of Michigan went through a preseason ritual of sorts. Apart from all their workouts, playbook study and team activities, players underwent an assessment from a university-wide expert, one who then worked with their coaches and physicians on individual breakdowns.

Gatorade Launches New ‘Zero’ Drink With No Sugar Or Carbohydrates

Sports drink brand Gatorade is releasing a new, healthier option of its beverage, the company announced Wednesday. The drink, dubbed Gatorade Zero, has no sugar or carbohydrates and will be available in the U.S. this week in flavors including orange, lemon-lime and glacier cherry, CNN reported.

4 simple strategies to enhance the athlete learning process

The other day, while catching up with a good friend over the phone, who has been a coach for nearly 30 years. He had reached out to give me some feedback on my recent online course which focuses on all things behavior and the “art of coaching,” and given his vast and varied experience, I was anxious to absorb any constructive criticism he could offer.

STATS’ Patrick Lucey: ‘Sports data can tell the story of a match’

With the FIFA World Cup underway, a lot of the data that will be gathered will be done so by a company called STATS. We talk to its director of AI, Patrick Lucey. Patrick Lucey is director and vice-president of artificial intelligence (AI) at STATS (Sports Team Analysis and Tracking Systems), a Chicago-headquartered sports analytics company.

UFC Training Analysis Reveals Physical Blueprint of the Perfect Fighter

Research released by the UFC Performance Institute illuminated the type of athlete that can rise to the top of MMA, measuring both aerobic capacity and anaerobic fitness. The data revealed in the study of 300 fighters reveals the perfect fighter must have an almost superhuman physiology.

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