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Sport Psychology Tech: Effectively Tapping Into the Psyche of an Athlete

Sports, whether eSports or the traditional real-world, is physically and mentally taxing. This is why proper rest and recovery is highly recommended. It also leads to a high demand in sports psychologists that even doctors and military personnel are tapping into them, according to the findings of the American Psychological Association. The Sports Techie community blog relates to the likes of Serena Williams who wrote a first person essay for Harpar’s Bazaar magazine published today. It covered her mental state of mind after before, during and after her melt down at the 2018 US Open women’s final over a chair umpire call that came at the expense of eventual champion Naomi Osaka, resulting in troubling feelings she needed professional help with overcoming...

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Why You Need Sleep After Playing Sports or Working Out

Sleep Aids Recovery After Playing Sports

Whether you’re looking to increase your bench press max or up your free throw percentage, you need sleep just like Steph Curry does. It isn’t a luxury. It’s a crucial part of your body’s process of building, strengthening, and healing itself. And, science has shown that sleep is crucial for muscle recovery and improved athletic performance. The Sports Techie community blog wants to help you sleep better, feel more rested and perform at peak levels.

Muscle Recovery Requires Sleep

Strenuous exercise causes tiny micro-tears in the muscle tissue. Any good training regimen includes rest periods that are fundamental to working with your body’s natural recovery system...

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Future of Sport Lab, MLSE and Ryerson University Sports Tech Startup Cohorts

Six sports tech startups workshopped their innovations across Ryerson University and MLSE teams and venues

Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment incubated six inaugural sports tech startups within the Future of Sport Lab (FSL) ecosystem.  The startup businesses then pitched their technology and business plans to more than 100 eager business leaders in the space from across Canada at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Dr. Cheri Bradish, Director of Future of Sport Lab, about the immersive programming each startup received. Included is a partnership with the Ted Rogers School of Business, mentorship within the FSL network of professionals and academics, as well as access to investors and leading academies...

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Two Circles Data Marketing Sports Agency Opens New Los Angeles Office

Sports Agency Two Circles Strengthens North American Operations with LA Office Opening

Two Circles has a new office in Los Angeles and SVP Consulting Sam Yardley chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about the two-time Sports Industry Agency of the Year, their data-driven marketing approach, the move to sunny Southern California with his wife and baby, and the soon to be announced news regarding two upcoming client announcements. The level of data usage by each league, federation and association, as well teams, universities and their business partners, are all at different levels of commitment, development and execution when it comes to marketing technologies...

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Future of Sports Top Six Sports Tech Startups Selected For Incubator

Future of Sports Lab is a business incubator that sounds like an amazing opportunity and it is. FSL as its known is a collaboration between Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) in Toronto, Canada. Six Canadian and North American startups were selected from an overflowing pool of innovative applicants to be a part of the cutting edge program. The Sports Techie community blog is as excited as you should be about all the incubators in the sports tech space. Ontario has it going on with the FSL.


Future of Sports Lab (FSL) collaboration between Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE)

Top Six

The selection process was thorough and candidates were fully vetted by the FSL advisory committee and mentor network...

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England VAR World Cup Destiny Should Influence Premier League

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

The pride surrounding the England team is unmissable. It’s been since 1966 when the Three Lions last roared as one for the football loving country when the men’s national soccer team won the World Cup final which so happens to be the year I was born. Give the hungry English lads credit getting through to the semi-finals through a combination of strong players that mostly play in the Premier League, inspirational and youthful management and… the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) sports tech ensuring accuracy in decisions and fair rulings? Only now in 2018 has VAR been in place at the World Cup in Russia to the credit of FIFA but long, long overdue...

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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

A study published in Sleep investigated the effects of extended sleep time on col...

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Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driver

Ride Share Driving For Lyft Atlanta

Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driving – Sports Techie blog

Lyft is my preferred ride sharing company even before Uber started started taking negative PR hits because of their corporate culture towards women employees primarily forcing their founder to step down. When I did not own a car, I relied on mostly public transportation and that means Marta buses and trains in Atlanta as well as relying on ride share. I bought a Chevy Cruze last year and now drive exclusively for Lyft although I am cleared for Uber too. Now 1,500 rides later, it has truly been an amazing opportunity to both meet people, see the Atlanta area and places I would probably never have visited otherwise, and to understand this new age, tech-driven business model...

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Sports Tech Increasing MLB Viewership Numbers During World Series

From streaming games online to becoming the top U.S. sports app, baseball is now easier than ever for fans to watch and interact with. In fact, MLB.com was the second-most viewed sports website in 2015.

The World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers began yesterday giving Major League Baseball center stage for this epic sporting event while the sports stands at a growth crossroads. Once the most popular American pastime, baseball has begun to dwindle. Less and less people are watching baseball on TV and fans are getting increasingly older. In fact, only 14% of Americans consider baseball as their favorite sport...

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FIRST YEAR OF CENTRALIZED REPLAY A SUCCESS, SAYS ACC

The ACC’s Football Replay Center is a Winner.

For the moment, ACC league Coordinator of Football Officiating, Dennis Hennigan, seems happy with the way Collaborative Instant replay has been used in its first two seasons; of course, not everyone will agree with his assessment. The Sports Techie community blog sure does and believes using video to assist referees must become a standard across sports when appropriate rather than entirely relying on the human eye . In fact, if all you care about is analyzing football betting line on popular sportsbooks, the use of this technology by the ACC might not interest you.

FIRST YEAR OF CENTRALIZED REPLAY A SUCCESS, SAYS ACC – Sports Techie blog.

ACC Sports Tech Assistants

Then again, Collaborative Instant Replay was supposed to change the game of foo...

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