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What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

Whether it’s in sports education, sports technology, training, coaching or administration, professional certifications and degrees are becoming increasingly necessary for a lucrative career in any sports-related industry.  As a result of this, there are over 300 physical education and sport science programs on offer at colleges and universities across the USA together with more than 250 sport management programs...

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Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day - #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day – #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Best Buy is ready for Canada Day with the availability of the Hexoskin smart shirt for purchase. The recent Hexoskin Apple Watch update allows for recorded real-time body metrics compiled by the smart garment sensors to wirelessly transmit feedback to the smartwatch complete with scientific grade data delivered to your wrist screen. Signing up elite athlete superusers and telling their ultimate fitness tracker stories is a new Hexoskin marketing campaign...

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The Tennis Show 2014 Sports Tech Products And Services

The Tennis Show 2014 - Celebrating The Business Of Sports

The Tennis Show 2014 – Celebrating The Business Of Sports

The Tennis Show 2014 Sports Tech Products And Services

Innovative sports technology will be on display at The 2014 Tennis Show in New York City, held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and in conjunction with the Tennis Teachers, for the benefit of the Industry. This unprecedented event plans to invigorate the end user, in this case the millions of younger and older players around the United States, and the world. According to the Physical Activity Council (PAC) 2014 Participation Report, there are 17.68 million tennis players in the U.S. which is a 4 percent or a 658,000 increase from the year before so the sport is on the rise...

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The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

Crowdsourced Caddies and the Sports Tech Future of Golf

Has golf peaked or is sports tech to the rescue of a fun and rewarding sport that requires patience, passion and a skill set unlike any other sport that takes on average 4.5 hour to complete the golfer experience. Tiger Woods is back chasing the 18 professional majors won by Jack Nicklaus, tablet tech is showing up on courses, and the First Tee is shining a light to help American kids understand how golf and life are seamless opportunities to “rise up” as they say here in Atlanta.

Several sports technology products gaining popularity are Digital Caddies, Cadd...

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It Pays to Play Sports

It Pays to Play Sports

It Pays to Play Sports

It pays to play when it comes to playing sports, especially the health benefits, lifestyle boost and sense of overall wellbeing. Sophia Barber from Sports-management-degrees.com shared a new Infographic titled “It Pays to Play” with the Sports Techie community blog. I like this content because of the positives playing sport provides people and the new data that backs up how important it can be to leading a balanced life, fulfilling career, and mental plus physical wellbeing. Sports technology has become a seamless and impactful component that contributes to sports performance, a healthy lifestyle and mental longevity.

Sports Benefits
Source: Sports-Management-Degrees.com

Big Data
Some of these Infographic Big Data statistics are staggering...

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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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Staying Active as a Nanny: Finding the Sport and Tech for You

Staying Active as a Nanny: Finding the Sport for You - Sports Techie blog

Staying Active as a Nanny: Finding the Sport for You – Sports Techie blog

After hours of chasing after toddlers, it’s sometimes difficult to muster up the energy to have a social life, much less engage in an athletic workout. However, incorporating athletic activities into your routine may help improve your social, mental and physical well-being, thus giving you the energy and positive outlook you need to provide the best care for the children in your care. The key, though, is to find the sport that fits your personality and brings you a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment.

Consider Your Preferences

Finding a sport that fits your style begins with an assessment of your likes and dislikes...

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10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

10 Reasons Outdoor Play is Crucial to Healthy Child Development

The iconic image of the idyllic American childhood was, not so long ago, based around the idea of spending long summer days playing outside and exploring the neighborhood until the streetlights were illuminated. Today’s fear-driven culture might make it difficult to send your kids outside for the entirety of a day in good conscience without supervision, but that doesn’t mean that they have to be relegated to a lifetime of staring blankly at a television screen, playing video games or cooped up in a community center to stay safe. When safe, sane practices are adhered to, time spent playing outside is not only fun, but also essential to your child’s healthy development and growth...

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Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship

Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship - Sports Techie blog

Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship – Sports Techie blog

Respect is at the center of the player-coach relationship. With a setting that is based on respectful behavior, all members of a team can thrive. A parent’s role in helping a child to have a good relationship with a coach is one of instruction, encouragement and support. Unless you, the parent, are the one doing the coaching, it’s not possible to control how the coaching is handled. However, you can work to provide positive support that will enable a child to have a good experience.

Age-Appropriate Expectations

Although children at different levels have different physical and behavioral abilities, it’s always possible to teach respect...

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