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German Ice Hockey Federation

Health and Wellness Face Off: German Ice Hockey Federation Employees Explore the Impact of Working in Support of Elite Sports

For the past two years, the Firstbeat Sports platform has been a key part of the German Ice Hockey Federation’s (DEB) sports science initiative to optimize training, reduce injuries, and assist in the development of young players. A recent project, however, left the ice behind and focused attention on DEB employees.

Hertha BSC

Hertha BSC Trainer Henrik Kuchno Talks Data in the Bundesliga

Using the Firstbeat Sports platform to monitor training allows Hertha BSC to quantify training loads and watch those loads accumulate in real time.

BMW

BMW: The Pacesetter of the Automotive Industry

To be on the crest of the wave, BMW acknowledges the importance of good leadership and a healthy workforce as critical to the organization.

Aku Louhimies

Movie Project Complete—Premiere Night Ahead! How Did Director Aku Louhimies Maintain His Performance?

Aku Louhimies conducted Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment measurements during the filming process of the movie Unknown Soldier. Here are the results.

Susanna Rahkamo, Pertec Consulting

All Leadership Stems from Self-Leadership

Susanna Rahkamo talks about the importance of self-leadership in her work, observing that it is difficult to lead others if you can’t lead yourself.

Camilla Richardsson

Why Endurance Athletes Need Anaerobic Training to Succeed

Camilla Richardsson, an elite middle-distance runner, has been using the Firstbeat Sports platform to better understand and plan her training activities for the past few years.

Detroit Red Wings

Training Load and Recovery Monitoring at Detroit Red Wings Development Camp

Pivot Sports founder and Firstbeat US representative John Lally was on hand once again for the annual Detroit Red Wings Development Camp.

San Jose Sharks

Protecting an NHL Player’s Greatest Asset: San Jose Sharks Trainer Mike Potenza Talks Training Load Management in Pro Hockey

As the head strength and conditioning coach for the San Jose Sharks for the past 11 years, Mike Potenza has established himself as one of the league’s leading experts in preparing the pros.

Teuvo Teräväinen

NHL Player Teuvo Teräväinen Takes a Look at His Training with Firstbeat

Teuvo Teräväinen, 22, plays Center for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Having just finished his fourth season in the league, he recently participated in the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment to learn more about the impacts of training on his body and for clues about how to find the right balance between stress and recovery.

Mirko Lahti

Red Bull Crashed Ice Junior World Winner Mirko Lahti Aims to Renew His Championship

The season of the world’s fastest sport on skates went as quickly as the riders on the track, but the speedy competitors have already got their hands full preparing for the start of next season. We chatted with Mirko Lahti, the recently crowned 20-year-old Junior World Championship.