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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...

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Bionic Runner By Run4 Saves Knees, Tendons And Joints While Mimicking Runners Gait

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

What is the Bionic Runner? It is a non-impact cross-trainer most have never heard of but those that train with it are setting Masters aged world records when many older athletes either taper down their run mileage or stop running all together. The Sports Techie community blog chatted from Atlanta to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, via Skype with Steve Cranitch, founder of Run4, the sports tech company that invented the game-changing outdoor bike. The Bionic Runner is different than an elliptical trainer because it closely mimics the natural gait and timing of running...

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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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Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Playing Golf Through The Winter - GolfOnline UK Infographic

Playing Golf Through The Winter – GolfOnline UK Infographic

Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Improving your golf game through the winter season can be tricky but with the help of some tips, indoor drills and sports tech products, golfers around the world can set new golfing performance goals and achieve them before spring 2016 arrives. Take a look at the ‘Playing Golf Through The Winter’ infographic shared with the Sports Techie community blog by GolfOnline UK for our readers and followers to reference over the coming months. Cold weather gear, indoor practice and exercise tips are just a few ways a golfer can improve their skill sets. Training the mental side of your game to handle cold weather conditions is another way to improve your scores before actually playing...

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D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection - Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection – Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear

D3O and Gamebreaker Helmets announced a new partnership that promises to help evolve softshell headgear protection by implementing new smart material for increased shock absorption. A new trend is changing the mindset of sports leagues and company officials worldwide and that is the need to create better head gear and protection not only in American football and flag football but international sports such as women’s lacrosse, rugby and soccer among others. The Sports Techie community feature blogs about D3O’s technological advancements and business development are readable at this link here...

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NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US - Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US – Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

The National Football League Next Gen Stats initiative is part of a sports and entertainment agreement granting exclusive distribution rights for the 2015 and 2016 season by new partners at Sportradar US. This breaking news released today signifies further development of a new sports technology data category together by the NFL and Sportradar centered on distributing official real-time scores, player statistics and play-by-play data known as the Game Statistics and Information System (GSIS), in addition to proprietary Next Gen Stats to digital outlets...

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D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth - Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth – Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D3O raised $13 million from Entrepreneurs Fund and Beringea to support expansion of their impact protection solution tech and product lines, hire more skilled employees and open up a UK hub while opening up new offices overseas in the US and Asia. Their sports technology relationships with Schutt Sports, Burton Snowboards, Scott Sports and Rome Snowboards have led to 90 percent of revenue in 2014 generated mainly from exports out of the UK...

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Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

Wilson Tennis and Japanese superstar, Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open winner, have partnered up on “The Burn” racket. Because of his baseline dominance, this new performance racket was launched together with a funny YouTube video on the Wilson Tennis channel. The Sports Techie blog loves to cover tennis sports technology products and stories for our readers and followers who love the game as players, coaches and fans like we do.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him - Sports Techie blog.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him – Sports Techie blog.

Wilson Burn Racket Test, with Kei Nishikori
As you view the video advert, notice Kei play testing the ...

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RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D3O's industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

D3O’s industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D30 has pioneered impact protection solutions in the ski industry since the 2006 Winter Olympics leading to their newest first for brand business partner RENOUN after they successfully introduced a smart anti-vibration material at the ISPO 2015 Munich sports equipment industry exhibit. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are familiar with D3O hyper-damping technology and other globally patented smart materials via others blogs we have written about their proprietary technologies. The sports technology space was once again impacted by new snow sport products thanks to D30 and innovative company partners.

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology - Sports Techie blog

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact ...

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program. He took a tour of Schutt factories and spent time with their CEO, Robert Erb...

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