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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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The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Getting the right golf swing for the individual can be one of the most frustrating experiences for any golfer. The issue becomes new golfers wanting to hit the ball like Jordan Spieth or Jason Day without developing the technique that works for themselves. After learning the mechanics that are almost universal in every swing, a golfer can start to figure out their natural swing. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Phil Oscarson for sharing his blog about swing mechanics with you in hopes it helps readers and followers improve their golf game...

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

Sustainable Golf Course
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for...

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Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators announced plans this week to install an Ephesus Lighting light-emitting diode (LED) system in time for their NHL home opener on Sept 20. This makes it the sixth National Hockey League home ice facility to upgrade their venue in order to provide improved illumination, save money and help the environment by way of the installation of 120 LED fixtures, replacing the existing 247 metal halide fixtures used over the past 17 seasons. Read further about Ephesus clients including, the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to last year’s Super Bowl 49, the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, an...

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Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

Swish Analytics launched NBA Injury Feed this week, a software-driven sports technology solution designed to use predictive algorithms and beat writer’s social feedback calculated together to let fantasy basketball players, hoops fans, writers and bettors know the daily reporting injury status of each player. The Sports Techie community blog chatted almost a year ago with co-founder, Bobby Skoff. This time we learned about their newest NBA sports tech tool, the Optimus X lineup daily fantasy projection model and the soon to be released, MLB Predictions, Analytics and Injuries product available by May 1...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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New Minnesota Vikings Stadium Installing LED Lights By Ephesus Lighting

NEW MINNESOTA VIKINGS STADIUM TO INSTALL HIGH OUTPUT LED LIGHTING FROM EPHESUS LIGHTING

NEW MINNESOTA VIKINGS STADIUM TO INSTALL HIGH OUTPUT LED LIGHTING FROM EPHESUS LIGHTING

New Minnesota Vikings Stadium Installing LED Lights By Ephesus Lighting

All future games at the New Minnesota Vikings Stadium beginning in the 2016 season will shine brighter because the installation of LED lights provided by Ephesus Lighting, the same sustainable light fixture provider for Super Bowl 49 Sunday game. The Sports Techie community blog is a strong proponent of using sports technology towards meeting sustainability objectives as is happening in the NFL with the University of Phoenix Stadium and soon at new Vikings Stadium, via the use of a LED system. The trend by venues to use these lights is good news to our planet and for fans in attendance or viewing at home.

State-of-the-art venue becomes first new stadium construction project to choose LED lighting.

State-of-the-art venu...

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New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast - Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast – Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

A brand new synthetic turf has been installed at by the Langton Grammar School for Boys that’s been approved by the International Rugby Board (IRB) and Football Association (FA). The sports tech product known as MXSi TLT, is a Synthetic Turf and Football Pitch (STP) created for improved sliding and tackling while keeping the durability of the product intact. Perhaps the best feature is its ability to improve game performance via a more consistent ball bounce, rolling speed of balls and better shock absorption...

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Allianz Riviera Stadium Lab Use InsideBot, Google Glass And Drones To Enhance Fan Experience

The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience.

The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience.

Allianz Riviera Stadium Lab Use InsideBot, Google Glass And Drones To Enhance Fan Experience

It is my pleasure to introduce the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers to the newest project at Sportfive France : The insideBot of Allianz Riviera stadium, located near the French Riviera. The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience...

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How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand - Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand – Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand

Despite the fact that Red Bull only sells one drink product, it has become the third most influential social brand in the world, states the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. How? By stroking the interest of consumers’ lifestyles and by providing meaningful stories instead of power-chucking its brand name. For example, Red Bull has had profound success in using action sports stars to market their product. Go Pro has used similar tactics with their marketing campaigns and contests. So, how did these two brands achieve success?

Brand Awareness

Even if you’re not interested in snowmobiling or snowboarding, you will appreciate the excitement of winter extreme sport athlete L...

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