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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

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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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Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) - Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) – Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

As many fans, athletes and exercisers may have observed, an unusual amount of NBA All-Stars suffered season-ending injuries this season, with Kyrie Irving being the latest after sustaining a broken kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. So too did several local Atlanta Hawks during 2014/15. It is for this reason that the Sports Techie community blog is bringing to your attention an infographic created by Ohio University’s Masters in Athletic Administration program, which highlights the current climate of sports injuries (particularly those occurring in youth sports) as well as ways to minimize the risk of injury and long-term damage...

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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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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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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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