Here is the confluence of technology, sports science, and sports analytics. Hear how coaches are using insights from the Adidas miCoach elite team system to understand the effectiveness of their training. Adidas miCoach elite is a cutting edge innovation that tracks athlete movements on-field in real time, helping teams attain and maintain peak physical performance in games and training to compete and win. Athlete monitoring technology is becoming more and more mainstream, and Adidas is helping to lead the charge
Presenters: Qaizar Hassonjee (VP Innovation, Adidas Wearable Sports Electronics) and Max Reckers (President, MRC31)
Qaizar started to introduce himself and then approach to let ordinance know what Adidas is doing in the field of wearable tech, and then briefly give a history of the founder of Adidas the principles of the company and how he has started the innovation in sport. And he mentions that Adidas will continue to bring the best technology in other to make it better.
Qaizar mentions that the key mean popups are bringing wearable technology to sport, Adidas miCoach that is digital coaching platform and part of it is to make every player better than the way they are. Also, mention that Adidas miChoach consumer first, design smart run watch it has optical heart rate and it can both tracking of what you are doing and tracking your body as well. The next one was speed cell and it is simply using is a shoe for your speed and distance. the devices also give a heart rate, movement, acceleration, jump. And the next one is sensor apparel, this can be able to take heart rate, monitoring sensor embedding to health. the next is mobile coaching app that can be connected to any these devices or a smartphone. These are all wearable tech devices under Adidas miCoach consumers.
Qaizar also introduces Adidas miCoach elite and their different component surface. A smart shirt which has technology build it to it, player cell it is used to a player in order to send information to an iPad it’s very simple and easy to use. they key importance smart shirt and player cell connect all information of what you are doing as well as information about you and then transmit it to a real-time data so that they can be generated and collect all the data and analysed to see which player need to drop or which player need to work harder. the system is generating very much amount of data. And this data is translated into very relevant important information for the coaches and trainers.
Max Recker was introduced to talk about how you can use wearable tech in the field of sport and how to use that for training as a tool. He mentions that how training can measure up, that is training variables. These are mode, frequency, intensity and the volume of training and their advantages.
The wearables tech is be becoming more and more ubiquitous, both on the training ground and eventually on the field. Using these wearable technology devices for training is a great advantage for coaches to improve player performance, capacity, and also for safety to know when a player is tried and more.
Adidas: Wearable tech revolutionizing sports Analytics – MIT Sloan Analytics conference (no date) Available at: http://www.sloansportsconference.com/content/adidas-wearable-tech-revolutionizing-sports-analytics/ (Accessed: 20 June 2016).