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Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas - Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas – Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Congratulations to Hexoskin for pushing the wearable tech envelope, this time with the CES 2015 Las Vegas launch of the new biometrics smart shirt designed for children and teenagers to measure sport and activity metrics such as performance, sleep and more sports big data criteria. The Hexoskin Junior measures 42,000 data points per minute via sensors in the shirt now tailor-made for kids and teens body types the same way the adult garment fits and operates...

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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 sca...

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30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

Coaching kids’ soccer is a tough role to take on, especially when the kids are very young. As a coach, you have to learn to communicate at their level, which means less boring talk and more fun-focused teaching. Young kids are easily distracted, so bombarding them with soccer theory is not going to work, but that doesn’t mean you can’t provide solid lessons in other ways. For coaches of under six soccer teams, these 30 blogs are absolutely essential reading.

Psychology of Coaching

An understanding of sports psychology is extremely valuable to coaches at all levels. Everything from dribbling to spatial awareness is affected by the player’s psychology...

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Ancient Games Evolves As “Pathway to Paralympics” – Infographic

Sports Technology and Big Data have evolved right alongside the Olympic Games since the Roman Empire banned it some 1600 years ago. The Sports Techie community blog breaks down the “Pathway to Paralympics” Infographic in order to appreciate its place in sport and sports tech history.

Paralympic History

The Games were reborn in 1896 in Olympia, Greece. Remember the name George Eyser because in 1904 he was the very first athlete to compete in able-bodied Olympics with an artificial leg that helped him earn six medals with three of them gold. After World War II, the UK hosted the very first Paralympic Games in 1948 during the summer games for soldiers with spinal injuries; it was called “The Wheelchair Games.”

In 1963, sports business took precedence when three different names were gi...

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