The World’s First Soccer SmartCoach Wearable System Now Available in the U.S.

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September 17, 2018

PLAYR: The World’s First Soccer SmartCoach Wearable System Now Available in the U.S.

Using an advanced tracking system that records up to 1,200 movements per second, PLAYR is the only soccer wearable system that combines GPS heat maps – showing sprint, distance and speed data – with a unique real-time SmartCoach app, created in partnership with the help of Premier League performance specialists.

Training your brain with electricity, UC research has positive results

Assistant professor Andrew Flood and honours students Jane Hunt and Rebecca Byrne, using a form of stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation, developed a study where participants perform a leg extension exercise and examine if the electric stimulation can extend endurance times. Ms Byrne’s study targeted a reduction in pain perception to enhance endurance.

Pro Cyclist Alison Tetrick Left a Molecular Biology Career for Life on the Road

SportTechie is launching a new series in which we will seek out the views and opinions of the athletes who use and are powered by technology. As part of this series, SportTechie sat down with Alison Tetrick to find out about how technology affects her training, racing, and overall job as an athlete.

4 Development Stages for the College Athlete – SimpliFaster

By Zack Nielsen Every university across the country has incoming freshman step foot in the weight room with varying levels of experience. As the strength and conditioning industry progresses, more qualified coaches are being employed at the high school level.

Berlin Marathon Results: Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record

Ahead of the Berlin Marathon on Sunday morning, Eliud Kipchoge said he merely hoped to run a time that would be his personal best. He fulfilled that goal – and more, smashing the world record by winning the race in 2 hours 1 minute 39 seconds.

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