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Agility and Change-of-Direction

In field based team sports, a significant change in direction or velocity can decide the most important moments in a match. If an athlete can rapidly change direction at any given moment, it could decide if they are first to a bouncing ball in dispute, able to evade their opponent...

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Looking into Hamstring Injury Prevention

Hamstring muscle strains are common injuries in sports that require maximum sprinting, kicking, acceleration, and change of direction. A significant amount of time is lost from competition and training (18 days on average) after a hamstring strain injury which can be devastating for athletes and sport teams. A major problem...

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Why Football State Champions Use Performance Tracking

In December 2018, Central-Phoenix City Football rolled over an injury-riddled Thompson Football team to win the Class 7A state title at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Alabama, USA. In order to get their injuries under control and have better understanding of the demands placed on their players, the coaching team headed by...

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Webinar: Remote Training with GameTraka

While the world practices responsible social distancing and we all do our bit to ensure that our athletes continue to train as best they can; it's a great time to focus on setting up and refining workflows to facilitate athlete training remotely. Hosted by Sport Scientist Ben Sharpe, this webinar shows...

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