Athlete Intelligence Blog

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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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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Summer Internship with an impact

8/22/17 10:00 AM / by Lidia Harding

For the past two years Athlete Intelligence has been working closely with Davidson College and Professor Dr. Tim Chartier to help expand research on data analytics. Part of Chartier's work is about finding patterns and trends in data such as differences in injury rates and head impacts from different quarters or positions in a football game.

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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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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.

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

5/18/17 3:35 PM / by Athlete Intelligence

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 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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