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Using GPS in Lacrosse

Lacrosse continues to make its mark on the American sports landscape as one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. Since 2001, the number of players has increased 225% from just over 250,000 to about 825,000 including 210,217 high schoolers (113,313 boys, 96,904 girls). And who wouldn’t want...

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Holiday Book List for the Sport Scientist

Holiday Book List for the Sport Scientist Tis the season to be jolly … and catch up on some reading. Many people find the holiday season a great time to settle into a comfortable chair, perhaps in front of the fireplace, or at a nearby coffee shop and read a...

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How GPS Works In American Football

To a sport scientist, a football game is comprised of a series of repeated short duration (4-6 second) but high-intensity efforts with a typical recovery time between plays of 25 to 40 seconds. Understanding the average time per play, average rest between plays, number of plays per series, rest time...

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Understanding Game Demands in Team Sports

Coaches and trainers prepare athletes to compete; therefore it is vital to know the competitive demands of the sport. As performance expert Fergus Connolly has stated in his book Game Changer – what are we training, practising and preparing for? The answer: The Game! From a physical demands perspective, strength...

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La Cañada Soccer Team Utilizing GPS Technology

Founded in 1963, La Cañada High School is located in La Cañada Flintridge, California and has an enrolment of 2,085 (2016). Historically, La Cañada has one of the most successful boys soccer programs in the Rio Hondo League but until 2016, they had not won League in over four years....

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