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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr...

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Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts

Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts - Sports Techie blog

Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts – Sports Techie blog

It may be the dead of winter, but riding season is just around the corner. The Sports Techie community blog loves machines with technology that provide sport and recreation opportunities for individuals or families like motocross and all terrain vehicles so start planning now! When the snow finally clears, be ready with new gear, new tools and a newfound sense of adventure:

Give an ATV Adventure

It pays to have a professional show you where the awesome trails are. The Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours gives guided ATV tours throughout the year in the Alaskan wilderness...

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Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance – Intel by Sports Techie

Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance

iQ by Intel

I was asked by iQ by Intel to examine the morphing of sports and technology in apparel that is optimized with sports tech, here.  The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this trending topic with our global, U.S. and Seattle area readers.

Sartorial Sports

Clothes that operate like wearable computers are becoming more commonplace worldwide as the sports technology industry and fashion industry merge. Athletic clothing is being designed with sports tech innovations that improve how elite athletes perform. For example, the University of Oregon Ducks’ implementation of the Nike Pro Combat System of Dress in 2011 helped optimize player performance times.

Now, researchers at Cornell are using 3D scanners to custom-fit and optimize how apparel conforms to the moveme...

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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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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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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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Deltatre Supports C4 Broadcast Of First Ever UK Winter Paralympic Gold Medal

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

I sent deltatre  a tweet last week asking what was happening with their Sochi 2014 Paralympic coverage and they responded that visually impaired skier Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans won the first ever winter Paralympic gold medal for Great Britain. Channel 4, with support from deltatre, was at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in Russia to broadcast the history making Super-G event to TV and mobile device users. The Sports Techie community blog is privileged to once again provide our readers with the latest information about deltatre helping Cha...

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Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

He’s tried football and baseball. She’s tried softball, soccer, and tennis. And you have watched and inwardly wept with him when these sports didn’t work out for one reason or another. Your child wants to be an athletic success, and you know that it is possible if you can find the right activity. With more than 35 million kids in the United States participating in organized sports, according to Statistic Brain, you know there has to be a sport your child will love and enjoy. Then your child says the word, “motocross,” and you wonder if this could possibly be the key to turning a corner in sports.

Motocross is a sport that can greatly benefit both boys and girls...

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Manchester City Football Club Partners with iON in Exclusive Video Content Deal

Over the length of the multi-year partnership, iON will provide City with their cutting edge cameras and state-of-the-art software, including the Air Pro 3 and the Game

Over the length of the multi-year partnership, iON will provide City with their cutting edge cameras
and state-of-the-art software, including the Air Pro 3 and the Game

The news out of London today that Manchester City Football Club announced a new partnership with iON Cameras is an opportunity for the Premier League team to enhance the fan and youth player experience using sports technology products. The deal centers on the brand famous for their Shoot/Share™ Wi-Fi connectivity and point-of-view (POV) cameras, becoming City’s Official Global Sports Action Camera Partner. The Sports Techie community blog was able to speak with Giovanni Tomaselli, iON CEO, about this groundbreaking opportunity with MCFC at Etihad Stadium...

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What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Sophia from sports-management-degrees.com posted an Infographic “What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?”, which the Sports Techie community blog is happy so share with our readers all over  the world. Many of the summer and winter Olympic sports in this Infographic have a glorious history that go back over one hundred years. Every two years we turn on our t.v.’s and digital devices to some surprisingly obscure Olympic sports. Here’s what you need to know to keep you entertained from curling to trampoline according to the Sports Management Degrees Infographic. Since the Sochi Olympics have already started, I offer my initial Sports Techie thoughts about each of the three winter Olympic sports featured in the Infographic below.

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