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A week in the life of a Sale Sharks academy player, Part Two

By Luke, Co-Founder, Game Changer Sports 15/03/2017

In this follow-on from Charlie Pozniak’s diary of a typical week as a Manchester Grammar School pupil and a Sale Sharks U18 player, Mark Bennett – head of performance at Bristol – offers some advice on what the young back-five forward can improve upon. Sunday – match If Charlie is truly 10kg lighter than others playing in ...

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Sports Innovation Network & Kan Consulting To Produce Case Study Led White Paper On Immersive Technology In Sports

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 09/01/2018

The Sports Innovation Network alongside Kan Consulting are producing an end-to-end white paper on immersive technology and how it will impact the sports and entertainment industries. Driven by research with leaders across leagues, teams, broadcasters, brands and immersive tech companies this will be built upon solid business-cas ...

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[Leading Sports Clubs Launch Immersive Tech Campaigns As Integral Components of Commercial Digital Strategy]

By Luke James, Director, Sports Innovation Network 25/10/2017

We have witnessed a surge in the past few weeks as some of the world leading soccer clubs have launched Immersive Technology projects. Italian giants Juventus FC launched their Virtual Reality app earlier this month which takes users onto the match-day pitch, behind the scenes at training and into the middle of its Serie A C ...

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Why Elite Performance is Driving the Biggest Show on Earth

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 25/08/2017

Criticised in some parts for being too much of a lean towards the Circus nature of Show Business does a major disservice to the incredible preparation, technology and facilities being used by Conor McGregor at the [UFC’s new Elite Performance Centre] – just a few miles away from the famous Las Vegas strip. [UFC] is one of the ...

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Injury Screening or Risk Management? – Marrying Data With Experience

By Luke, Co-Founder, Game Changer Sports 15/03/2017

Screening – Who’s responsibility is it?? This is a brief overview of musculoskeletal screening from the perspective of a first team physiotherapist working in the real world of professional football at League 2 where resources are limited. This is certainly not an in depth academic review. Instead, the aim is to stimulate deb ...

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Making Sense & Applying Data In Rugby

By Luke, Co-Founder, Game Changer Sports 15/03/2017

Data has become increasingly prevalent in rugby, with new technology exploding into the game over the past few seasons. Tech innovation has provided the ability to record more data presenting incredible opportunities for statistical analysis, game strategy and player monitoring, in particular with regard to training loads and ...

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Maximising Athletic Ability Through Analysis

By Luke, Co-Founder, Game Changer Sports 05/06/2017

Previously I spoke about how numbers can lie. This article received a great response and a lot of questions about how to go about choosing the metrics and then recording them. When starting to think about your teams performance analysis, there are a number of factors to consider. What type of metrics are most beneficial to yo ...

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