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How to Keep Kids Motivated When Playing Team Sports

Children Can Be Motivated For The Rights Reasons To Play Team Sports

Sgt. Matthew Lee, Instructional Training Company drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, asks kids with YMCA of Greater Long Beach to yell louder during a community service event, Jan. 2.

It’s well known that there are many benefits your child gains when playing sports on a regular basis. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm believer in this concept because playing a sport together with peers helps kids learn how to play together, it introduces them to the principles of sportsmanship and it gets he or she moving away from the addictions of technology...

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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier - Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier – Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

The sports tech athlete performance monitoring system ForceDecks was today named an official supplier of the English Institute of Sport (EIS). ForceDecks created by NMP (Neuromuscular Performance) Technologies developed impactful force-platform technology in their laboratory then unleashed their product onto the training ground for top sport teams, training centers and now the EIS. The pioneering company was also shortlisted as Best New Concept at the upcoming 2016 Sports Technology Awards...

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Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Halo Neuroscience developed a new neuropriming headset because neurostimulation is the next area of focus with sport and technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with CEO and Founder, Daniel Chao, about their revolutionary tech invention, Halo Sport. It looks like headphones, but it’s touted as “the first neurotechnology of its kind for athletes.” It uses pulses of energy to “prime” the brain and motor cortex for optimum physical performance enabling athletes to achieve more out of their training and practices. I was able to look at preliminary data on the benefits of using the product...

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Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin was awarded another contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop a new technology, a patch-based sensor network to remotely monitor astronaut’s vital signs. Teneisha Collins, Community Manager, Hexoskin (Carré Technologies) shared this news because the new contract has applications beyond space exploration. Researchers at St. Mary’s Hospital’s Research Centre (SMHC) also developed a new Canadian tech system that can be used in exploration- class space missions and improve access to health care here on Earth...

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How Technology Has Changed The Face Of Golf

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf

The Sport Techie blog welcomes contributions such as this new article about the influence of golf tech on the game written by freelance writer, Phil Oscarson. After many centuries, the game of golf remains true to its roots and traditions. Golf’s devotion to history and tradition is so canonized that many purists see technological advancements as threats to those traditions. But the fact is, technological advancements and the ways in which golf’s governing bodies have adapted to them could legitimately be considered part of the roots and traditions of the game. One thing is certain, outside the top players’ performances on the course throughout the season, golf technology is one of the hottest to...

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Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Sports technology is exploding as an industry and the wearable tech verticals for sport, fitness and activity are helping to change the way people and animals do exercise, compete and recover. The fitness industry is changing the wearables space with innovative bands that record running, cycling and swim workouts, track sleep and act as your personal trainer. Bands track workouts inside gyms while training on treadmills, outside during nature trail walks or when swimming in a pool. Tracking runs or bike workouts, sleep and nutrition, with easy to use band technology can help to get a user in shape, permanently...

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The Basketball Tournament Regional Brackets, Webcasts and ESPN Broadcasts

TBT

The Basketball Tournament Regional Brackets, Webcasts and ESPN Broadcasts

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) 2015 released official regional brackets for Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. Top seeds per region are Boeheim’s Army (Northeast), Team BDB (South), Team Barstool (Midwest) and Grantland (West). Participants ranged from professional players and recent college talent to local legends and pickup basketball stars. TBT prize money doubled this year to $1 million. The Sports Techie community blog continues to cover the open application TBT because of their innovative use of broadcast technology and interactive social media requirements to stand out using tech and to help grow the business.

Teams Seeded 1-24 in 4 Regions; Syracuse alums, SLAM, Grantland, and Josh Selby’s Baltimore Squad Take Top Spots

Teams Seeded 1-24 in 4 Regions; Syracuse alums, SLAM, Grantland, and Josh Selby’s B...

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Internet Past And Present Infographic

Internet Past And Present Infographic

The history of technology, in particular the Internet, is a topic full of excitement and exponential development meaning in the past, development was slow but achievements were big. Today, we dream up and invent amazing new cloud or miniature web delivery modes in much shorter time frames. Take a gander at the Quicken Loans and Ghergich & Co infographic, The Internet Then and Now, and pay attention to the technological innovations beginning with the 1950’s when the cold war and race to outer space and the moon drove people and business to new invention heights...

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