What We Know About Spin Rate – Baseball Prospectus


April 24, 2018

What We Know About Spin Rate – Baseball Prospectus

Now that Statcast has begun making data from its system publicly available, baseball fans and analysts alike have a treasure trove of information to look at when analyzing players. The inherent problem that comes from this, of course, is that we don’t know what we don’t know.

UCLA football sees benefits from sports science program

LOS ANGELES – Chip Kelly is bucking the antiquated notion that only the weak need water in football. The UCLA head coach has science on his side. The famously research-obsessed coach has implemented a wide-reaching sports science program that includes everything from GPS monitors and extra nutrient-packed meals to designated hydration periods during practice.

Interview with Fergus Connolly – Complementary Training

In Game Changer, Fergus Connolly shows how to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Connolly has discovered how to break down the common elements in all sports to their basic components so that each moment of any game can be better analyzed, whether you’re a player or a coach.

Effect of Core Strength on the Measure of Power in the… : The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

t on sport performance in an athletic population and (b) develop a functional field test to determine how well the core can transfer forces from the lower to the upper extremities. Twenty-five DI collegiate football players performed medicine ball throws (forward, reverse, right, and left) in static and dynamic positions.

Sports tech firm Stats looks to bring A.I. to the broadcast booth and sideline

When a baseball announcer rattles off your favourite player’s batting average with two outs and runners on first and third, he’s not pulling that figure from the back of his mind. There’s a good chance that timely information was provided by Stats, a Chicago-based sports data and technology company.

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