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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…

Oct 7

What Can We Learn From the Heart? Tiina Hoffman’s Interview on Biohacker Summit Blog

Firstbeat’s Exercise Physiologist Tiina Hoffman was interviewed by Teemu Arina about measuring stress and how stress affects our bodies. Watch the full podcast below to learn more about stress management  and…

Sep 9

Sports Science Investment Continues to Pay Dividends as German Ice Hockey Team Qualifies for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

After a pair of dominant wins over Japan (5-0) and Austria (6-0), Germany clinched a place in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Ice Hockey Tournament with a victory over hosts…

Aug 30

Firstbeat Named One of Europe’s Most Innovative Startups for SEC2SV Event in Silicon Valley

Firstbeat has been announced as a finalist for Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) – the premier program for future European startup unicorns to engage with main US industry…

Aug 2

What Do UK Hearts Say About Well-being?

The most efficient night of sleep in the UK in terms of recovery? Tuesday. A database compiled by Finnish physiological analytics company Firstbeat has a lot to say about activity,…

Jul 12

Turning Heart Rate Variability Data into Meaningful Insights | Functional Sports Nutrition Magazine

The technology now exists to extract a lot more information from our heart than simply how fast it beats. The Functional Sports Nutrition magazine published a case study written by Tiina…

May 27

Firstbeat Receives Global Performance Award from Central Finland Chamber of Commerce

The Central Finland Chamber of Commerce has selected Firstbeat as its Global Performance Award recipient. This unique award recognizes firms for their contributions to the prosperity of Central Finland and…

May 24

Firstbeat Debuts New 3-minute Quick Recovery Test

Jyväskylä, Finland – Firstbeat announces a newly improved tool for assessing player recovery and training readiness. The latest update to Firstbeat Sports Monitor includes a major update to the Quick…

May 19

German Ice Hockey Federation Sports Science Commitment Bears Early Fruit

Early wins over Slovakia and USA helped propel the German Hockey team towards a quarterfinal berth at the 2016 Ice Hockey World Championship tournament in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is…

May 13

Golden State Warriors’ Lachlan Penfold Talks Training and Recovery Management

In July of 2015, Australian performance specialist Lachlan Penfold joined the NBA’s Golden State Warriors as Head of Physical Performance and Sports Medicine. The Warriors had just won the team’s…

May 2

Meet Firstbeat at CSCCa Annual National Conference on May 4-6 in Fort Worth, TX

Firstbeat is represented at the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coached Association’s (CSCCa) Annual National Conference on May 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. For further information on how to utilize…