Author: Graham Clarke

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A Wearable Device with the Pitcher In Mind

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A wearable sensor that tracks strain on a pitcher’s elbow is making waves in major league baseball (MLB). The mThrow, by Motus Global, is a simple, lightweight sleeve, designed to be worn every time a pitcher throws. The smart throwing sleeve and companion iOS app collects and analyzes real-time biomechanical data from each game and …

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Social Media Tips for High School Athletes

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If you’re a high school administrator or coach tasked with overseeing your student-athletes on social media, you’ve probably dealt with some touchy situations over the years. And the potential for these problems is growing. Teens are flocking to social media in greater and greater numbers. Armed with easy access to smartphones, tablets, computers, and gaming …

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The Story Behind the NFL’s Magic Yellow First-Down Line

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Although it’s hard to believe it’s been that long, Football’s Virtual Yellow 1st & Ten® line debuted on ESPN 17 years ago—a production enhancement that utterly changed the way fans watch football on television. Nowadays, the Virtual Yellow 1st & Ten® line is so much a part of the football experience that people sometimes expect …

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Savvy Sports Teams Turn to Startups for Game-Enhancing Technologies

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Technology can build a smarter golf club. It can engineer a smarter shoe. It can even design more streamlined helmets. There are countless ways technology is enhancing sports, and some of the advancements are even more impactful than the latest and greatest gear. Many of the most exciting innovations are actually coming from collaborations between …

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Interactive Technology’s Impact on The Future of Sports

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There’s no doubt that technology—particularly interactive technology—will have an impact on the future of sports. With regard to both the player and the game, things will change, and as futurist Jim Carroll explains in his presentation, “The Future of Interactive Sports Technology,” those changes are just that—change. You can watch Carroll’s short (6-minute) presentation here: …

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Batter Up: How Technology Is Helping Improve Players’ Swings

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High school baseball and softball coaches are stepping up to the plate, and technology is playing a big role when it come to helping improve players’ swings. Of course, using technology in coaching is nothing new, but it has evolved to the point that coaches are able to measure their players’ performance in a much …

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Get Your Game On: 6 Wearable Tech Devices for All Types of Athletes

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In today’s fast-paced world, technology and sports seem to go hand-in-hand, and wearable tech devices are rapidly becoming the norm for all types of athletes. Here on the Insight Replay blog, we recently discussed the positive impact of technology on high school football, as well as technology’s role in preventing head injuries in high school …

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Baseball Officials Use Video to Enhance Their Training

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Earlier this year, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) officially enacted Rule 3-3-1, allowing baseball coaches and players to use video monitoring or replay equipment for coaching purposes during games. This landmark decision reversed a rule that was put in place more than 25 years ago to help prevent teams from gaining …

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