Recovery Revolution: How Sports Tech Dethroned Opioids


July 6, 2018

Recovery Revolution: How Sports Tech Dethroned Opioids

For years, pain medication has been relied on to treat athletes’ injuries but as the country wakes up to the dangers of opioid addiction, more and more trainers and sports medicine doctors alike are turning to mind-boggling, high-tech (and pill-free) treatments to aid in a player’s recovery, pain management and healing.

Tour de France 2018: Why this year’s race will be the smartest yet

This weekend sees the start of the 105th Tour de France, with the world’s most famous cycling race starting in Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, before commencing a three-week tour of the nation before finishing on the Champs-Elysee – hopefully with Chris Froome in the yellow jersey.

Shawn Springs Hopes to Make Football Safer With Windpact

On Dec. 12, 2004, Washington cornerback Shawn Springs was blindsided by a block from Eagles fullback Josh Parry. He was knocked out cold for 10 minutes. When he regained consciousness, he had no memory of the hit. His mind was foggy for two weeks, and he sat out the following game.

What Is Sensory Deprivation And Why Are More Athletes Using It?

Float tanks, aka sensory deprivation, or isolation tanks provide a lightless, soundproof tank filled with Epsom salt at skin temperature, in which individuals float. Invented in the mid 1950’s by neuroscientist Dr. John Lilly in the USA, float tanks are now used worldwide for a number of regenerative reasons.

Best cycling watches, sensors and trackers for your ride

If you’re a cyclist, there are plenty of sports watches, fitness trackers and dedicated sensors to help improve your rides. Whether you just want to track your distance, speed or heart rate from the wrist, or you’re looking to stay safe with a smart helmet, we’ve got guides and reviews to help you make the most of your tech.

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