When investing in sport velocity-tracking devices, it’s important to focus on how the science can guide you in improving performance, and not just on measuring speed. Our buyer’s guide presents the current velocity-tracking options on the market, the technology behind them, and what information they provide to the coach or sport scientist.
Despite the growth in the smartphone app market, and the advances and price reductions in the force plate market, investing in contact grids and mats is still a worthwhile idea. This buyer’s guide tells you why, and presents some of the top contact measurement technology options.
There are many types and brands of treadmills on the market today, but not all of them are optimal for sports training and athlete rehabilitation. This buyer’s guide outlines the factors and options to consider when purchasing a treadmill, as well as the specific systems you should look at.
While “motion capture” is often a vague term, this buyer’s guide explains specifically what true three-dimensional motion capture systems are. We also present eight top 3-D motion capture options, explaining what the specific technology can and can’t do.
EMS is a complementary solution for athletes that need a little bit more in their training or rehabilitation. This guide looks at portable electrical muscle stimulators that coaches can use with all athletes, not just the pros or elites.
While injuries in sport are normal and expected, some current and emerging technologies aim to reduce injury recurrence and even prevent injuries from happening. In this buyer’s guide, SimpliFaster clarifies the difference between function monitoring and injury diagnosis, and assesses muscle and joint function monitoring systems.
Coaches need more than just a camera for successful video analysis in sport—they also need the software solutions that allow them to analyze the footage they’ve spent time recording. Here, SimpliFaster reviews a range of available sport video analysis solutions, from simple device apps to research-quality software programs.
Physiological monitoring is an effective method of getting direct information on the way the body responds to the demands of sport, and monitoring athletes is now a staple in team training. We did the heavy lifting in this buyer’s guide to enable you to make the right choice in picking the right system.
Considering a new sport camera and/or camcorder for video analysis? We’ve done the research for you, including the essential details on type, components, mounting, and grade that you need to know before you make a purchase.
This buyer’s guide to sports timing for speed will help coaches determine if they need to invest in a sports timing system. It also examines the nuances of testing speed and presents the top sports timing options for them to choose from.