Seattle Mariners Hoping Analytics Will Revolutionize Performance


February 12, 2018

Mariners hoping analytics will revolutionize performance |

Lorena Martin, Seattle Mariners’ director of high performance, speaks Jan. 25 in Seattle during the Mariners’ pre-spring training luncheon. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Seattle’s staff was ravaged by injuries like never before in the franchise’s 41-year history. You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

A physicist reveals the secrets of human endurance

Watch the end of a long race, and you’ll notice a strange pattern: The athletes speed up. This happens to 5K runners, cross-country skiers, and ultramarathoners, who all suddenly find enough gas in the tank to sprint in the home stretch. What was holding them back the rest of the race?

Winter Olympics: how athletes adapt to competing in the bitter cold

In the days before the Winter Olympics began, athletes reported that the weather in PyeongChang, South Korea was so cold that some ski equipment had warped. There are suggestions the games could be some of the coldest on record. The Winter Olympics represent the pinnacle of four years of intensive training and competition for the world’s best winter sports athletes.

Can Minnesota Secure Football’s Future Health?

When thousands of football fans flooded the frozen Minnesota tundra for Philadelphia’s Super Bowl LII win over New England on February 4, critics of the gridiron pastime made sure concerns over the threat of head injuries were loudly heard.

Taking The Guesswork Out of Limb Injuries: IMU Step – Sports Wearable

The Academy Award winning motion capture leader, Vicon’s, IMeasureU division announced the release of IMU Step. It a new piece of motion-sensing wearable tech designed to track the movement of athletes to aid the rehabilitation process. Early versions of this device are already in use by professional and collegiate programs including NBA, Pac 12 schools …

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