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 •  February 13

Connexion Health’s sensor-based, artificial intelligence-powered walk-in kiosk has secured its first NBA client with the Sacramento Kings. The makers of the new kiosk, which parent company Aspire Ventures showcased for teams at last summer’s NBA combine, refer to the platform as the “iPhone of health care” for its ability to house third-party...

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 •  December 18, 2017

For those in the business of getting an athlete to peak performance – and, perhaps more importantly, keeping them there, healthy and on the field of play – gone are the days of guessing. So long, supposing. Wave goodbye to wondering. No longer must a coach or trainer rely on gut instinct, no matter how fit or toned their athletes may be. There once...

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 •  November 22, 2017

Duke retained its stature as the No. 1-ranked team in men’s college basketball after a win last week against No. 2 Michigan State, as the Blue Devils program continues to thrive under the leadership of coach Mike Krzyzewski. In the offseason, Duke added the use of WHOOP Strap 2.0. The lightweight wearable devices measures and analyzes strain, sleep...

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 •  September 30, 2017

Gatorade getting involved with the NBA Development League gained attention for one reason: rebranding to the Gatorade League or G-League. The sports drink giant, however, had much more than naming rights in mind when it signed the deal. As part of the partnership, the G-League will be assisted by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. It’s here...

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 •  September 3, 2017

The University of Texas is the most recent school to embrace SyncThink’s concussion evaluation technology in college athletics to bring more objectivity to traumatic brain injury tests. Texas joins the ranks of Iowa State University, which will use EYE-SYNC technology along with Stanford University, which started utilizing the eye-tracking headsets...

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 •  July 20, 2017

Notre Dame, IN - September 5, 2015 - Notre Dame Stadium: The University of Texas Longhorns during a regular season game (Photo by Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images) FRISCO, Texas – Tom Herman’s first Big 12 Media Days press conference as the head coach at Texas covered everything from rebranding the program to the current quarterback situation. He also...

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 •  July 14, 2017

“Every action has an equal and opposite reaction” is perhaps the most basic law of physics. But one is channeling those reactions to improve athletic performance with the slip of an insole into a shoe. VKTRY Performance Insoles produces a line of shoe inserts that harness and return the energy produced by pushing against the ground in tandem with...

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 •  February 4, 2017

The National Football League’s concussion management is again under a microscope after the 2016-2017 season. Even though the concussion protocol was improved prior to the start of this season, its failures have been glaring since the season kicked off. NFL Concussion Protocol: A Background A concussion protocol was first introduced in 2009 by the...

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 •  January 12, 2017

Just six months old, the NY Sports Science Lab, a Staten Island-based performance center, is helping athletes reach their full potential through injury prevention and recovery methods. The facility is part of the New York Chiropractic and Physical Therapy offices, led Dr. John Piazza and his wife Susan Piazza. According to Matthew Reicher, Head...

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 •  September 29, 2016

Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen hits New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan during the first period of game six of first round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on Monday, April 23, 2012. The Senators have agreed to terms with defenceman Cowen on a four-year contract.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick The National Hockey...