NBA INSIGHTS: USING DATA TO ENHANCE PERFORMANCE

Written by Kitman Labs Performance Scientist, Andy Shelton. Download this article in PDF format here.  Kitman Labs works with a number of basketball teams at the professional and collegiate level. In this article we summarise some of our latest findings, focusing on 2 areas: 1. The assessment and enhancement of performance, and 2. The assessment and mitigation […]

Examining basketball and it’s most common injuries

EXAMINING NCAA BASKETBALL AND IT’S MOST COMMON INJURIES Written by Mark McGroarty | Sports Scientist @ Kitman Labs Introduction NCAA’s basketball championship was first introduced for men in 1937 and in 1982 for women.The game has changed considerably over the years. Although it is technically a non-contact sport, basketball is a fast and aggressive sport […]

Basketball; common injuries, incidence and aetiology

Basketball and the NBA specifically is associated with extortionate costs related to and resulting from injury. Injury cost clubs in terms of players’ time lost, rehab and resources, with a 143 million dollar loss of wages due to injury reported in the NBA. The costs can exponentiate considering the potential for games/titles lost whilst key […]

NBA DRAFT COMBINE – INJURY PREDISPOSITION V PHYSICAL POTENTIAL

NBA DRAFT COMBINE – INJURY PREDISPOSITION V PHYSICAL POTENTIAL Over the next two months the basketball world will focus on the NBA, where the NCAAs most talented prospects will seek to showcase their potential ahead of the June 25th draft. This multi-day combine involves a multitude of physical and skill-based tests that are designed to […]