New integration between Firstbeat Sports and Kinduct to optimize athlete monitoring

Alastair Davidson

Alastair DavidsonContent Specialist, Firstbeat

Aug 12 2019 in News

Sports Coaching

Jyväskylä, Finland, 12 August 2019

Firstbeat is proud to announce its recent API integration partnership with Kinduct, a Canada-based athlete management system that turns data into actionable intelligence. The direct integration will seamlessly transfer data between the two technologies, unlocking powerful insights, enhancing data driven decisions, and optimizing athletic performance.

This new integration has already proven valuable to many professional sports teams, most notably in the National Hockey League (NHL). Bill Burniston — Head Strength Coach of the Carolina Hurricanes — speaks to the benefits his organization has gained from leveraging the Firstbeat and Kinduct partnership.

“The new API integration with Firstbeat Sports and Kinduct has simplified our workflow when it comes to reviewing and analyzing our workouts and practices. Through Kinduct’s API page, I’m able to pull Firstbeat and Kinduct data on command, or set up automated pulls throughout the day, saving us a huge amount of time.”

“Additionally, we rely on Firstbeat Sports and Kinduct’s other tools and features to monitor our internal and external training loads, player wellness and sleep, and overall readiness. We’re proud to say we’ve had success in keeping our players on the ice and competing at their best since implementing these systems.”

Firstbeat Director of Sports Performance Products, Veli-Pekka  Kurunmäki, said:

“Firstbeat Sports are delighted to integrate with Kinduct. In doing so, we have expanded our digital ecosystem even further to provide coaches with the best possible user experience. Our aim is to give our users easy access to the data they need and streamline their workflow in the process. The success of the Carolina Hurricanes after utilizing Firstbeat Sports and Kinduct software is a great example of this in practice.”

With Kinduct now part of Firstbeat’s digital ecosystem roster, Firstbeat is looking forward to more success stories from users, as is Kinduct Account Executive, Matt English.

“We’re extremely excited to integrate with another industry-leading technology in Firstbeat Sports, which we know will only enhance our user’s experience. Bill has done a fantastic job utilizing both Firstbeat and Kinduct’s software, as shown by the Hurricanes’ impressive run to Eastern Conference Finals this past year, as well as their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, capturing their respective league’s title.”

About Firstbeat 
Firstbeat Sports is a single-platform solution that provides data on training loads, intensity, fitness testing, performance readiness, stress and recovery in one place. Over 22,000 athletes representing over 1,000 teams around the world – from the Premier League and La Liga, to NBA, NFL, Rugby Premiership and NCAA Division I schools – rely on Firstbeat Sports for their advanced physiological metrics.

About Kinduct 
Kinduct’s industry leading Athlete Management System (AMS) empowers their clients to turn data into actionable insights. The Kinduct platform ingests and houses all collected performance and injury data which empowers users to make more informed decisions, take decisive action and produce measurable results. Kinduct’s AMS is integrated with some of the best companies in the wearables, assessment and data collection sector. The AMS platform will allow athletes to integrate the analytics from wearables, on-field location tracking, force plates, VBT’s, and electronic health records.

For additional information, please contact:  

Press Contact Firstbeat
Alastair Davidson
Content Specialist
alastair.davidson@firstbeat.com
Tel. +44 7808513140

Firstbeat Sports Contact
Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki
Director of Sports Performance Products
veli-pekka.kurunmaki@firstbeat.com
Tel. +358 20 763 1663

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Alastair Davidson

Alastair Davidson Content Specialist, Firstbeat

Alastair is a Content Specialist who has previously worked in sports journalism and tech communication. These experiences now help him create unique content about Firstbeat's role in sports and wellness in the form of blogs and case studies. An avid sports fans, Alastair continues to play football in his native U.K., and enjoys keeping up with the latest wellness trends.

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