Firstbeat Reveals Connections Between Physical Activity, Performance and Well-being at Elevate 2016

Apr 26 2016 in News

Firstbeat’s UK team is set to make a strong showing at Elevate 2016. This special event held May 4th and 5th at Olympia London will focus on the connections between exercise, health, and performance.

Firstbeat’s leadership role in motivating healthy physical activity and lifestyle choices was recently highlighted by UK Active, when it announced that Firstbeat had been selected as a finalist in the Spark of Innovation category for the prestigious 2016 Flame Awards.

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Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing. The success of these revolutionary analytics lies in their ability to transform heartbeat data into rich, personalized and actionable insights on exercise, stress, sleep and recovery. Firstbeat analytics are used by hundreds of elite sports teams, thousands of corporations, and millions of consumers worldwide to improve their performance and wellbeing.

The Firstbeat contribution to Elevate 2016 includes several presentations highlighting the expanding role of technology in assessing physical activity and personal well-being. Specific aspects that will be addressed include how quantification of well-being can contribute to workplace productivity, the role of assessment in motivating lasting change, and how technology helps make sense of physical performance data.

Elevate 2016 will also include representatives from academic, healthcare, government and physical activity sectors will be present to discuss and explore the complex challenges surrounding physical inactivity and how they can be overcome for a better society.

Elevate is a free-to-attend business-to-business event.

How can smart analytics make stress, recovery, exercise and sleep visible in powerful new ways? How health and fitness professionals make use objective data to guide initial diagnostics, target specific areas for improvement and motivate lasting change?

Visit Firstbeat at booth TW8 on the Technology Walk to find out.

Is Wellbeing a KPI Worth Measuring; What Can Be Done With the Information?

Wednesday, May 4th – 15.35-15.55
Firstbeat’s Simon Shepard and expert guest Jonathan Stanger will utilize case study material to illustrate how the combination of technology, coaching and individualized training can positively impact organizational well-being and work performance. The presentation will highlight the ways in which objective data and comprehensive support strategies influence both individual and organizational resilience.

Can Technology Support Long Lasting Behavioral Change?

Wednesday, May 4th – 13.30-14.45

How Technology Pieces Together the Performance Jigsaw

Thursday, May 5th – 13.50-14.10
Firstbeat’s Nigel Stockill and expert guest Keith Gladstone will explore the growing role of technology sports performance development. Attendees will have a chance to learn about the ways in which objective data is contributing to more informed decision making by top professionals in the field. Specific attention will be paid to accounting for the multiple factors that come together to produce elite performances.

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