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COVID-19 #LightItBlue Campaign Shines Stadium And Landmark Blue Light On Healthcare Workers

Target Field Home of the Minnesota Twins #LightItBlue via MLB

Coronavirus is raging across the United States so to show our nations appreciation to frontline healthcare workers and first responders alike, on August 9 select sport stadiums, landmarks and amusement parks were lit up via blue lighting technology for the LightItBlue campaign. Hashtag #LightItBlue was busy showcasing images of sports and entertainment venues, video boards and scoreboards supporting every person in the health profession, those working in grocery stores, and the many delivery and truck drivers, all working together to take care of those infected with COVID-19. Thursday’s will never be the same. Check out MakeItBlue.us for more information.

SEATTLE, WA – APRIL 9: A general view of the Seattle Space Needle ...
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Major League Lacrosse Sign Kinduct as Official Health and Performance Software

MLL Will Employ Kinduct’s Leading Athlete Intelligence and Management System to Provide Data and Analytics Around the Health and Wellness of Athletes

Major League Lacrosse is known as MLL and together with Kinduct, an athletic performance, analytics and resource leader; they are taking professional lax to the next level through sports technology that measures the health of an athlete. Kinduct is now the official health and performance software platform of MLL. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Colin Keane, Director of Lacrosse Operations, MLL, and Tim Russell, VP of Revenue at Kinduct, about the training and rehab part of the deal allowing MLL access to a proprietary sports management system that stores health and wellness information enabling them to turn data into acti...

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How Much Does Your Health Impact Your Wealth?

Tips to save money can be found virtually anywhere these days. Pack your own lunch, skip the morning Starbucks, etc., but did you know that your spending habits also affect your wealth? Recent studies show that if you kick a couple of bad habits, you can improve both your health and your wealth. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes contributions such as the following infographic.

How Much Your Health Impacts Your Wealth

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Health and Wealth

To no surprise, smoking tops the list as one of the worst habits financially and for your health. With the average cost of a cigarette costing 31 cents, the cost of cigarettes alone can cost over 1,300 dollars a year. The financial commitment doesn’t stop with just buying a pack of smokes...

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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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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

The iconic image of the idyllic American childhood was, not so long ago, based around the idea of spending long summer days playing outside and exploring the neighborhood until the streetlights were illuminated. Today’s fear-driven culture might make it difficult to send your kids outside for the entirety of a day in good conscience without supervision, but that doesn’t mean that they have to be relegated to a lifetime of staring blankly at a television screen, playing video games or cooped up in a community center to stay safe. When safe, sane practices are adhered to, time spent playing outside is not only fun, but also essential to your child’s healthy development and growth...

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Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and Infographic

Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and Infographic

Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and InfographicThis pioneering boxing sports business infographic case study about Floyd “Money” Mayweather is full of Big Data facts for the Sports Techie community blog to analyze. The explosion of Pay Per View technology in sports and in particular boxing and the UFC have helped Mr. Mayweather leverage his personal brand into becoming the global sports and entertainment icon that recently earned him over $100 million for less than a four hour shift.

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Once known as simply “Pretty Boy,” Floyd Mayweather Promotions is now a true money making sportsbiz machine. Earlier this year, he split with HBO and signed on with Showtime for a six-fight deal, mega-buck deal...

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@lululemon Melissa, Brian and Kendra @ the Health and Wellness Expo Lululemon Athletica booth!

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COVID-19 Can’t Stop Famer Virtual Launch Of NBPA Training Ground Presented By Spalding

Famer and the National Basketball Players Association launched the new NBPA Training Ground channel presented by Spalding for all skills levels to “Train with Us” on the app at a time when COVID-19 has shut down youth sports nationwide. Coronavirus can’t stop this NBPA virtual learning experience hosted on Famer’s sports coaching and mentorship mobile video platform from enabling young basketball players the ability to engage with professional players and top trainers and coaches. Kids and parents are able to communicate with these hoops experts on the fundamentals, drills and skills training, as well as strength and conditioning...

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Influence of Coronavirus Break on the Physical and Mental Condition of Professional Athletes

When is a Player Match Fit?

When the normal flow in sports is interrupted, as is the case during the coronavirus pandemic, the consequences are always big because the continuity in work, as one of the most important things in sports training, is disturbed. The Sports Techie community blog is carefully observing the reopening of professional sport leagues such as the Bundesliga, English Premier League and La Liga across Europe, while here in the United States, the UFC, NASCAR and golf have already conducted live sports events with the NBA, MLB and NHL unveiling contingency plans for opening should COVID-19 continue to trend towards relatively safe playing conditions for participants.

After a break of more than two months from active competing, it’s clear that athletes are eager to re...

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