The use of global positioning systems (GPS) has grown in popularity over the past decade. These GPS systems are used to quantify the external load experienced by a player, allowing coaches and supporting staff to manage training stress...
Soccer is a high demand sport involving continually changing complex movement patterns, which presents a wide variety of musculoskeletal injury risk factors.
Based on Kitman Labs research into player data collected from our Athlete Optimization SystemTM, we have noted that there is a distinct pattern of indicators preceding a hamstring injury that can be used to enhance injury monitoring and prevention protocols.
The Summer Olympic Games 2016, officially the XXXI Olympiad, will be held in Rio from the 5th - 21st of August this year. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) will compete in 28 Olympic sports at 33 venues in the host city and at 5 venues in the cities of São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Brasília, and Manaus.