Metrifit is a Software as a Service (SaaS) product which collects, collates and analyses data to provide timely and efficient information to promote proactive decision making and improve performance in sport.
The top athletes and players in the world all spend countless hours on the training field, practicing set-plays, improving techniques, increasing aerobic performance, repeating patterns of play, while also increasing strength in the gym and recovering from injuries at the physiotherapist. Yet one of the most vital elements of an athlete’s routine is usually the More »
In terms of training methods, when you think of modern sports teams and athletes, you may allude to the “entourage” of different coaches involved with performance, e.g. nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, psychologists etc. However, when it comes to monitoring performance, sometimes it’s the athlete that is the most important coach. We all know that More »
If you visit any gym, weight room or running track, you are sure to see the same critical training device being worn by athletes of all ages – a pair of headphones connected to their portable music. Without it, workouts seem out of sync, longer and more difficult. Researchers have told us for years that More »
The Mount Rushmore of coaching legends finally has its fourth member – Sir Alex Ferguson. Alongside, say, Vince Lombardi, John Wooden and Scotty Bowman, Ferguson will be remembered as one of the most successful managers of all-time and certainly at the top of the football/soccer ranks. With his slightly surprising retirement earlier this year, he More »
Ask a group of grade school students to name their favorite class and the overwhelming and immediate response is “recess!” Kids are not wired to sit still for hours focused on learning math equations or memorizing facts. They’re built to move and need the time in their day to unplug their brain and restart their More »
With the arrival of September, thousands of runners are nearing the end of their summer-long training schedules for their autumn marathon race. For some, that may mean taking a realistic look at a goal that was made 3-9 months ago to make sure that they are prepared for the grueling mileage left to conquer. In More »
Ask a busy coach or performance specialist if they would like to learn a new technology system for their athletes and they’ll probably tell you that they do just fine with what they have. Instead, if they were asked if they would like to be able to predict athletic injuries before they occur or which More »
With the arrival of pre-season for Fall sports, many high school and college athletes are finding out if their off-season nutrition and workout program was effective, adequate or non-existent. Those that spent the summer at fast food restaurants instead of the gym are struggling with the extra pounds while they suffer through the August heat More »
It’s late in the fourth quarter, the third period, stoppage time or even that last mile. That is when athletic trainers, strength and conditioning specialists and coaches find out if all of that investment of time and money in physical endurance training was worth it as they watch to see if their athletes will have More »
Number-loving sports like baseball and basketball have plenty of individual statistics to measure a team and a player’s performance over time. Not so for the “beautiful game.” ”In soccer there are relatively few big things that can be counted,” said Luis Amaral, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University. “You can count how More »
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The top athletes and players in the world all spend countless hours on the training field, practicing set-plays, improving techniques, increasing aerobic performance, repeating patterns More »