SS Lazio and Firstbeat Sports Agree Multi-Year Deal

Oct 15 2020 in News

Sports Coaching

SS Lazio and Firstbeat Sports Agree Multi-Year Deal

Firstbeat is excited to announce a multi-year agreement with SS Lazio that will see the Serie A side use Firstbeat Sports’ advanced performance analytics.

The Italian club will utilize the Firstbeat Sports Premium offering beginning in the current 2020-21 campaign. The first team squad and staff will have access to Firstbeat’s comprehensive physiological analytics and the Firstbeat Sports app and Sensor to help optimize player performance and recovery as they compete domestically and in the UEFA Champions League.

Firstbeat Sports’ leading analytics are used by over 1,000 elite teams and over 23,000 athletes encompassing every major sport. This includes fellow Serie A teams and soccer clubs across Europe’s top leagues.

I Biancocelesti will benefit from internal load metrics such as TRIMP, Training Effect and time in Training Zones, as well as accessing features like the Quick Recovery Test to check player readiness. Plus, the new external load metrics, Movement Load and Movement Intensity introduced in summer 2020.

Comments from Firstbeat and SS Lazio

Head of Performance at SS Lazio Fabio Ripert said:

“We chose Firstbeat Sports because it allows us to monitor training load and recovery on the same platform. This enables us to provide the right training load for each player based on their true readiness and recovery status. During practice, we can use the app in real time to verify that each player is training at the right intensity. This will help us achieve the targets set for the training session.”

Matteo Viazzo, Firstbeat Sports Key Account Manager in Italy, said:

“I’m extremely proud that Lazio and its staff have chosen to use the Firstbeat Sports system in order to monitor the training load and the recovery of their players. We pride ourselves on working with the world’s best teams and Lazio are in this category. This partnership shows their commitment to optimizing performance and we’re excited to play our part in helping them reach their goals for this, and future, seasons.”

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About Firstbeat: Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports and well-being. They transform heartbeat data into personalized information on exercise, stress and recovery. Firstbeat’s advanced heart rate variability-based performance analytics give confidence to tens of thousands of elite athletes and employees in over 40 countries. The company was founded in 2002 and, in 2020, Garmin acquired the Firstbeat Analytics arm of the company focusing on consumer analytics. Firstbeat Technologies head office is in Jyväskylä, Finland.

About SS Lazio: SS Lazio is an Italian soccer club founded in 1900. They compete in Serie A and have won Italy’s top domestic league twice in their history. They have won the Coppa Italia seven times, the Supercoppa Italiana five times as well as the UEFA Cup Winner’s Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. Their head coach is Simone Inzaghi and will compete in the UEFA Champions League in the 2020/21 season.

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