Athlete Intelligence Blog

Top 3 Reasons Why Participation in Youth Sports is Declining (and Solutions)

5/18/17 3:35 PM / by Lidia Harding

Participation in sports has multiple positive impacts on children’s mental and physical development but many of us in the sports industry are also aware that participation in youth sports has been at a decline.

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Youth Hockey becomes safer due to research

4/12/17 8:32 AM / by Lidia Harding

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin today, many young athletes will look up to their heroes as their own hockey careers begin. As the rise in awareness of sports injuries continues, researchers are proactively reevaluating polices regarding hockey safety and creating a safer environment for youth hockey players.

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Top 10 Tips to Avoid Injuries In Spring Sports

4/5/17 9:53 AM / by Lidia Harding

As the air warms up and the sun starts peeking through, spring sports ramps up across the country. Lacrosse, soccer, baseball, softball, tennis and track and field, it’s time for athletes to play in the sun. As our enthusiasm grows, so does the new risk of injuries. While some injuries are inevitable there are a few preventative tips that can reduce an athlete getting sidelined.

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NCAA Basketball Injuries and the Benefit of Sports Technology Innovations

3/23/17 10:38 AM / by Lidia Harding

The madness is upon us and we eagerly wait to see which NCAA Basketball team cuts down the net at the University of Phoenix Stadium in this year’s championship game.

While in the end there is only one winner all the teams push hard to reign as champions. Some, unfortunately, push too hard and end their season short with injuries. Many sports technology companies are entering the space in order to improve athlete performance and reduce the risk of these injuries.

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