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How Lack Of Sleep Can Affect Athletic Performance

5/15/18 1:00 AM / by Athlete Intelligence

 

Did you know that some of the world’s best athletes get over ten hours of sleep a night?

If you want to become a high performing athlete or even just a more productive person in life, then sleep needs to be one of the most important things to focus on. Research shows that a lack of sleep hinders performance not only in daily life but also plays an enormous role in athletic performance.

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BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH: 5 Ways to Decrease the Risk of Concussions in Youth Football

3/25/18 10:10 AM / by Athlete Intelligence

 


March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
. Brain injuries can be hard to diagnose, treat, and recover from, often leading the affected person to feel isolated and depressed. This year’s theme, the Change Your Mind campaign, provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of people with brain injuries and their families. The campaign also lends itself to outreach within the brain injury community to de-stigmatize the injury, empower those who have survived, and promote the many types of support that are available.

As part of Athlete Intelligence's commitment to traumatic brain injury awareness, we are suggesting five ways to decrease the risk of concussions in youth football.


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Fundraising For Safety (and Performance!)

1/13/18 10:52 AM / by Athlete Intelligence

Everyone wants to be a part of a winning team. And while using coaching tools and new and innovative technology can be a huge competitive advantage for teams, most high schools and youth leagues don’t have the funds for extra gear or equipment. 

The great thing about sports is that it offers a perfect opportunity to get the community involved. There are many fundraising options that can help your team bring in the money you need for the technology that will set you apart.

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Top 7 Youth Sports Movies

11/27/17 3:08 PM / by Athlete Intelligence


Who doesn’t love a good children’s sports movie? Whether it is overcoming adversity, beating the odds or breaking down stereotypes, these films can teach some of life’s most important lessons. As part of our Coachable Moments series, we’ve put together a list of our favorite sports movies for the kids.

Check them out:


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How Sleep Can Affect Athletic Performance

11/7/17 7:28 AM / by Athlete Intelligence

Did you know that some of the world’s best athletes get over ten hours of sleep a night?

If you want to become a high performing athlete or even just a more productive person in life, then sleep needs to be one of the most important things to focus on. Research shows that a lack of sleep hinders performance not only in daily life but also plays an enormous role in athletic performance.

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7 Ways To Greater Sportsmanship

10/11/17 6:44 AM / by David Gallaher

7 Ways To Greater Sportsmanship

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7 Best Inspirational Speeches From Your Favorite Sports Movies

10/9/17 11:20 AM / by David Gallaher

7 Best Inspirational Speeches From Your Favorite Sports Movies

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5 Ways to Decrease the Risk of Concussions in Youth Football

8/17/17 3:26 PM / by Lidia Harding

It’s football season again! Time for tailgating, tackles, and … traumatic brain injuries? As the season ramps up, and with the release of new CTE research studies, player safety has become an extremely hot topic among the sports community. While fears tend to out-weigh benefits, it’s important to give credit where credit is due. Among the many skills learned, football teaches us leadership, discipline, teamwork, and how to respect others.

While no products in the sports industry can identify or diagnose concussions, there are new findings which may help reduce the risk. Below are 5 ways to help decrease the risk of head injuries and concussions:

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7 Ways To Improve Your Athletic Performance

6/29/17 11:36 AM / by David Gallaher

Every athlete is looking for ways to improve their game and maximize their performance. Here are seven easy methods that any athlete can integrate into their daily routine that can help bring dividends on the field, court, and track.

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How Sleep Can Affect Athlete Performance

6/16/17 11:51 AM / by Lidia Harding

Did you know that some of the world’s best athletes get over ten hours of sleep a night?

If you want to become a high performing athlete or even just a more productive person in life, then sleep needs to be one of the most important things to focus on. Research shows that a lack of sleep hinders performance not only in daily life but also plays an enormous role in athletic performance.

If you enjoy this article please subscribe to our Athlete Intelligence blog and get sports related articles delivered directly to your inbox. Never miss an opportunity to learn something new, sign up today!

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