Heart rate data delivers the big picture and helps players to optimize their performance, says head coach of the Finnish premier ice hockey team.
Recovery is crucial when facing a hectic fixture schedule. That’s why getting it right during road trips is so important.
Firstbeat Sports users Cologne Sharks took on the Edmonton Oilers in Cologne this month as part of the NHL Global Series.
Real-time monitoring offers insights that inform decisions like adjusting the intensity and layout of the ongoing practice to make sure predetermined targets are met.
Technology in sport is increasing at a rapid rate. Arsenal’s Tom Allen reveals how to pinpoint the key data and monitor players effectively during the season.
The levels of physical and mental exertion required to maintain performance at the elite level means effective recovery is essential. Good quality sleep is one way of getting exactly that. However, getting enough sleep (and the right kind) can be harder than it sounds.
For the second year in a row, the DFB Cup final is the last chance for Eintracht Frankfurt to secure a place in European competition for next season. Utilizing the Firstbeat Sports system, the training load of all players are monitored, so that everyone can be performing at his best in Berlin.
As part of the Firstbeat Sports webinar series, Sean Conaty of the University of Eastern Michigan delivered his insights into the practical side of using data to enhance performance for NCAA men’s basketball players.
When it comes to cheerleading, very little – if any – research is available that squads can use to help prepare themselves to perform. Monitoring cardiovascular load is vital to best train athletes in all sports.
The ability to track intensity and quantify training loads using technology plays a big role in today’s game, giving team experts the ability to see in specific terms how individual athletes are impacted by training and how they respond at a physiological level.
In August 2017, Firstbeat Sports hosted a special webinar featuring Dr. Tim Gabbett, an internationally renowned physiologist and leading expert on the topics of training demands and injury prevention.
Training load monitoring and recovery testing are among the ways that top teams like Tottenham Hotspur are leveraging science and technology to reduce injuries and create competitive advantages on the field.