Athlete Intelligence Blog

The 7 Greatest Football Movies

5/1/18 6:43 AM / by Athlete Intelligence



Football season may be over until the fall, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some films about the sport until then. Here’s seven great football movies to tide you over until September.

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Youth Sports Safety Month: 7 Sports Safety Tips For Kids

4/4/18 6:03 AM / by Athlete Intelligence




April is Youth Sports Safety Month. Athlete Intelligence is committed to making sure our youngest athletes are safe and protected. 
As part of our commitment, Athlete Intelligence will be posting a series of articles and resources to help young athletes play smarter and play safer. Here are 7 handy tips for parents and coaches to make sure kids are playing it safe on the field.

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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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The 7 Greatest Super Bowl Moments Of All Time

2/2/18 5:15 AM / by Athlete Intelligence




Super Bowl season is once again upon us. We are all looking forward to the action, the thrills, the drama, and the highs and lows that make the Super Bowl the most compelling of all sports events. Here are seven of the greatest, most memorable moments in Super Bowl history.

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7 Interesting Super Bowl Facts

1/29/18 6:11 AM / by Athlete Intelligence

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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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Tsukuba University Study Using Vector MouthGuard

7/25/17 12:28 PM / by Lidia Harding

Tsukuba University has partnered over the past few years with Athlete Intelligence to conduct medical research on the impact of head collisions within contact sports in Japan. This is a summary of the recently released (May 2017) research article published by Takashi Fukudah, Sekiya Koike, Syumpei Miyakawa and Yuki Yamamoto from Tsukuba University.

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Ryan Mundy on Investing, Sports Technology and Giving Back to the Community

7/21/17 9:13 AM / by Lidia Harding

In response to a recent Forbes.com article on former NFL safety Ryan Mundy, Athlete Intelligence wanted to follow up with Mundy. We dug deeper into his current investing role as the Chief Strategist with Techlete Ventures, his views on the current sports technology environment and how he gives back to the community.

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Technology at the US Bank Stadium

6/22/17 10:55 AM / by Lidia Harding

Minnesota’s US Bank Stadium, home of the 2018 Super Bowl LII, is a vast slab of asymmetric glass and metal. Dallas-based HKS Architects looked to Nordic architecture, Minnesota culture, and local environmental conditions for their design inspiration.

It’s an architectural marvel with the largest translucent roof in North America and the biggest glass doors in the world and it’s also been decked out with more than $60 million worth of technology. The $1.1 billion home of the Minnesota Vikings aims to deliver the space and technology for the ultimate fan experience.

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Organization for the new head coach

5/10/17 3:16 PM / by AFCA Weekly

Organization for the New Head Coach | AFCA Weekly for Football Coaches

By Bill Shepard, Durand (III.) High School

Now that you are the person in charge of the football program, what comes next?

With this position comes great power to organize, develop, plan and direct. Yet also what comes with this new position is great responsibility. There are five important elements that can help new head coaches be successful. The first is organization.

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