Our Work In College Athletics Continues To Grow
Instead of relying on intuition and guesswork, progressive clubs have adopted an approach that allows players to progress from academy to first team in a strategic and calculated way using data analytics.
Kitman Labs has long been fascinated by what it takes to win in Football. Throughout the FIFA Women’s World Cup we have been comparing squads across a number of categories that our Performance Experts have found to be important from years of research and experience of working alongside some of the world’s top sports teams.
As the Women’s World Cup arrives at the penultimate round, Kitman Labs have taken a look at the remaining teams to see which team is best set up to pick up the trophy next Sunday.
Are the world’s elite underperforming on the biggest stage?
We head into the dog days of August, sometimes referred to as “the sports desert” with a bit of an oasis upon us. NFL and college football training camps are starting, there is renewed interest in baseball with their rule changes, and the summer of soccer in North America continues its rise. Lionel Messi’s debut […]
The early part of July is usually known as the quietest time of year for most team sports. European soccer leagues are readying to start training tours in North America or elsewhere, the NFL is slowly preparing for the grind of training camp. The NHL is taking a well-deserved victory lap after an amazing Stanley […]
Not every road to the big leagues is equal. An evolution in athlete development begins.
Do mid-week European matches influence European teams’ performance in their domestic league? A 20-year study
Fixture congestion ranks as a top concern in elite European football. But contrary to popular belief, congested fixtures may not necessarily lead to poorer performance in players. Our new study sheds light on this specific performance dynamic and offers practical tips to help teams—both European and non-European—maximise their chance of winning during congested periods. When […]
Injuries to professional athletes can affect team performance and morale, not to mention the bottom line. On average, English Premier League teams lose approximately £45 million per season due to injury-related decrements in performance. Therefore, return-to-play (RTP) strategies aimed at bringing players back to competition in the shortest time possible while reducing the risk of re-injury are of […]