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Feb 14

Teams Utilize Heart-rate Monitors | Yale Daily News

Yale University hockey teams use Firstbeat Sports to support coaching decisions and teach the players. The university newspaper, Yale Daily News, interviewed Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning for men’s…

Penn State Men’s Hockey Team Keeping Eyes on Their Hearts | Centre Daily Times

The Centre Daily Times interviewed Penn State men’s hockey Strength and Conditioning Coach Cam Davidson about athlete monitoring. According to Davidson, it’s not only the coaching staff who get valuable…

Are You Getting Into Your Green Zone? | The Huffington Post

Dani Matthews, a ‘mumpreneur’, tried Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment and shared her results and findings on her blog on the Huffington Post website. Matthews’ report illustrated the effects of lunchtime exercise,…

Players’ Heart Beats Helping Arizona Coyotes Manage Schedule | AZ Central

AZ Central recently published an article about NHL team Arizona Coyotes utilizing Firstbeat Sports to manage their tight game schedule. The Coyotes have been measuring their players’ heart rates throughout…

Dec 28

Professional Hockey Coach Erkka Westerlund Starts Co-operation With Firstbeat

Erkka Westerlund, a well-known, highly regarded Finnish hockey coach, recently announced a new cooperative project with Firstbeat. He will continue to work with top athletes in a slightly different role,…

Dec 21

Season’s Greetings from Firstbeat!

We wish you a relaxing holiday season and a happy new year! Our normal support services will be on vacation, December 24th – January 1st. Service will resume, January 2nd….

Nov 18

Why Britons Get Best Sleep Of The Week On Tuesday Nights | The Telegraph

Research reveals: Tuesday night is when Britons enjoy the best sleep of the week. The article is based on Firstbeat database of over 5000 Britons that participated in Firstbeat Lifestyle…

Newsweek | Why Britons Get Their Best Sleep On Tuesday Nights

Research shows that Britons have the best quality of sleep during Tuesday nights.  Newsweek’s article is based on data gathered over the last decade from over 5000 Britons that took part…

Nov 17

University of South Carolina Soccer Programs Among the Best in Training and Recovery Monitoring

A growing number of collegiate athletes are benefiting from technology as they pursue their performance dreams. With the NCAA Women’s Soccer and Field Hockey tournaments getting underway this week, eight…

Nov 15

CoachMePlus | Q&A with Firstbeat’s Head of Sports Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki

In a recent interview with CoachMePlus, Firstbeat’s Head of Sports Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki discussed how top coaches and elite sports teams are incorporating information derived from heart monitoring into their training…

Oct 12

Firstbeat: Precisely the Type of Company Finland Needs

This article was written by Päivikki Pietarila and  originally appeared in Kauppalehti, Finland’s leading business publication. The original text can be found here. Joni Kettunen’s Firstbeat Technologies analyzes heart rate…

Oct 8

Firstbeat Recognized with National Entrepreneurial Award by the Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Firstbeat Technologies has been awarded the National Entrepreneurial Award by Yrittäjät, the Federation of Finnish Enterprises. Yrittäjät, the largest business federation in Finland, is comprised of over 115,000 member firms…