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 •  November 15

When it comes to a team implementing sports technology, one important factor to consider is creating an atmosphere in which athletes, coaches and front office members understand the value of the information being gathered and analyzed. In our last piece, we looked at how strength and conditioning and head coaches can help players appreciate how...

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 •  November 15

By selecting LSU’s Ben Simmons with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers may have acquired the superstar talent they need to get back in the mix as a highly competitive team from year to year. In order to bring the 76ers back to the Promised Land, however, he will need to stay well hydrated. In his first NBA Summer...

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 •  November 15

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Steven D’s Strength and Conditioning, the Cincinnati-based gym, which plays host to many world and Olympic medalists, will use CoachMePlus for all client programming to streamline training data. “My goal is to provide our athletes with the most up-to-date resources available, and stay in communication while they’re away from the...

CoachMePlus

 •  November 15

The Cincinnati Reds have selected CoachMePlus to enhance the club’s applied sports science program. The CoachMePlus athlete data management system provides the Reds with unique performance analytics to help monitor players’ daily status and readiness. “In professional sports we have access to more data than ever before, so it is important to...

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 •  November 10

Major League Baseball broke major ground recently when they approved certain wearable technology during games. The league hopes to use a special sleeve to study pitching motions and prevent future injuries. Some wearable devices have become a point of debate, especially ones that are worn away from the field. Players and management could soon...

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 •  June 22

In Blog It’s tough to care about the NHL combine: there are no sport-specific tests and the results don’t seem to impact draft position. Why does the NHL bother? About 50%. That’s the difference between a 1st and 2nd round pick becoming an NHL player. A lot is on the line with the NHL draft and scouting departments have plenty to consider when...

CoachMePlus

 •  June 22

In Blog It’s tough to care about the NHL combine: there are no sport-specific tests and the results don’t seem to impact draft position. Why does the NHL bother? About 50%. That’s the difference between a 1st and 2nd round pick becoming an NHL player. A lot is on the line with the NHL draft and scouting departments have plenty to consider when...

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 •  April 11

No device predicts injuries or spits out a solution to heal Kris Letang’s herniated disc or Evgeni Malkin’s wonky shoulder. But myriad wearable tools collect data on heart rates, sleeping patterns and other biological processes. That information funnels into a software system known as CoachMePlus, which helps the Penguins dig deeper than ever to...

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 •  March 15

The Edmonton Oilers utilize CoachMePlus, a sports science platform that “helps teams organize all of their data, evaluate game day readiness, and reduce the possibility for injury,” says CEO Teo Balbach. The company started working with the Buffalo Sabres in 2003, but have expanded to “about a quarter of all professional teams in North America, in...

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 •  March 15

As the recently departed head coach of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, Chip Kelly has heard more than a few people call him, well, more than a few things. And yet, during his 2013-2015 tenure with the team, the fans likely never spit out the words some other coaches were snarling behind his back: sports science. “The violent reaction to it happened...