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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling ...

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Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

The Topps Company, Inc. and the National Football League have partnered on a new set of trading cards for adults and kids that are fantasy football focused. The NFL.com and Topps® are cashing in on the fantasy sports popularity with trading cards loaded with detailed NFL player insights and fantasy football strategies, tips and content, designed to increase awareness of the game and increase math skills at the same time. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this sports tech information with our readers and followers.

Should Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning be your first NFL Fantasy Football draft pick? Topps and NFL.com/Fantasy TEAM UP to let you know.

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D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

The news out of Brighton, UK, that D3O, the British smart material pioneers, was granted capitol by Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier – the US Army’s acquisition agency, to test evaluate their prototype shock absorbing helmet system solutions that will fundamentally change impact protection, is sports tech related history. It is our Sports Techie community blog privilege to share another exciting sports technology inspired ground-breaking story about D30 with our readers based all over the world...

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Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – image via GoalControl

Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Sports Tech is a game-changer, a fact that has morphed global sport with complementary products, systems and solution at the highest professional and collegiate levels. My latest iQ by Intel contribution: How Tech Helps Eliminate Ref Errors at the World Cup and Beyond http://mvb.me/s/40a2fd – touches on the impact sports tech such as goal-line technology has made by being absent and now as an integral part of the history of football, tennis and cricket, worldwide. The NFL, NHL, and NBA are sports tech users, and now MLB and FIFA are too, bravo to all.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl works as a soccer game-changer.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl wor...

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Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic introduced “CarbonTek with OS Technology™”, the brand’s first ever, football shoulder pad system that changes the game.  The Sports Techie community was able to speak with Russell Athletics’ VP of Design & Development, Sarah Gholston, about their revolutionary football product made for professional players and Division I teams and athletes. The CarbonTek differs from other vendors protection because it provides football players with the latest evolution in protective gear, a fast-growing niche market...

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Brazuca FIFA 2014 World Cup Soccer Ball By Adidas High-Tech Performance

The Sports Techie community blog is excited to be a new affiliate for adidas throughout the FIFA 2014 World Cup, read more about it below. Our first blog is about the adidas Brazuca World Cup Soccer Ball and how tech R&D helps bring the game to a new level. From dimly lit streets and dirt fields to sustainable stadium tunnels, on sports tech turf or a natural sandy beach, the one constant in football is the ball. Six cameras where installed in the new Brazuca ball providing never before seen football looks all over the world from the innovative balls perspective.

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Are You All In? #allin or nothing
adidas Soccer is the official 2014 World Cup ™ sponsor.

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Hyperice Injury Prevention And Recovery Technology Company Has Cornered New Markets

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings running back, joined Hyperice as an equity partner, making him the newest addition to the company's star studded athlete roster

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings running back, joined Hyperice as an equity partner, making him the newest addition to the company’s star studded athlete roster

The new executive vice president of marketing and business development at Hyperice is Jim Huether, someone I met while researching for an iQ by Intel contribution on football helmet technology. Hyperice is an injury prevention and recovery company that recently partnered with Adrian Peterson, who joins Blake Griffin, Hope Solo and a number of other Nike athletes, as equity partners. They added Industry pioneer Dr. Mike Clark to the new Medical Advisory Board today...

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Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel http://mvb.me/s/b2aeba

Future of Wearable Tech, Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Innovative researchers and technology-based companies are hard at work addressing the serious dangers of brain injuries and resulting concussions. Using wearable sensors, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and big data crunching technologies are allowing for baseline tests that could be valuable for coaches and athletes. These new technologies are becoming more affordable, which could help them be more widely used not only during games, but also for practices.

According to Bill Hannon, a senior technical ...

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Digital Scout Delivered Live Under Armour And U.S Army High School All-American Bowl Games

Digital Scout provided real time play-by-play of the Under Armour All-America Game

Digital Scout provided real time play-by-play of the Under Armour All-America Game

Two of the top high school all-star games sponsored by Under Armour and the U.S. Army were featured live via the HS Game Center by Digital Scout. Dan Fronczak, Digital Scout/Vice President, reached out the Sports Techie community blog to share their newest digital football achievements. Promoting the sport of high school football in 2014 and giving fans game and player stats in real-time has now come to your mobile device complete with game details, play by play, recap and conversation via the HSGC.

Digital Scout provided real time play-by-play of the U.S. All-American Bowl

Digital Scout provided real time play-by-play of the U.S. All-American Bowl

All-American Bowls

The best high school football players in the country were featured live on television and LIVE on HSGameCenter...

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Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

The appeal of extreme sports is in the adrenaline rush the athlete feels while engaged in the activity. The inherent danger involved, combined with the athlete’s requirement to push their body beyond its perceived limits, makes sports such as base jumping and free climbing a draw for millions of thrill seekers. Unfortunately, those who choose to participate in extreme sports often pay a higher price than other athletes. Injuries suffered by extreme sports athletes are often more severe and, as is the case with brain injuries, can sometimes lead to permanent disability.

In 2009, there were nearly 447,000 people treated in emergency rooms for sports-related head injuries, up 95,000 from the year prior...

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