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Can ‘Athletic Intelligence’ Be Measured?

Teams in the N.F.L. and other leagues believe performance on a tablet can predict success in a real game. By Devin Gordon Sept. 2, 2020 34 Two N.F.L. draft prospects sat on a couch on the shaded patio outside a hotel room in St. Petersburg, Fla. They were waiting to take another test. They had only been …

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Three Must-Have Cognitive Skills for Fast-Paced Sports

Eric Rynston-Lobel, a young journalism student at Northwestern University recently published an interesting article, “Hitting a baseball is the hardest skill to pull off in sports. Here’s why,” in the magazine Popular Science. We asked our own, Leonard Zaichkowsky, PH.D., and gameSense Co-Founder and Director of Sport Science to add his insights on this topic. …

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Coach’s Corner: What do the experts say about playing and coaching?

Coach’s Corner #TipTuesday We stand behind the real-world, on-the-field application of our products just as much as we stand behind the science and technology used to develop them; so it is very important to us that real, experienced coaches and athletes play a part in the everyday operation of gameSense Sports.  We have former college …

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Why College and Travel Teams now Test Hitters’ Pitch Recognition

The gS SRTTM By Dr. Peter Fadde, Chief Science Officer, gameSense Sports A hitter’s statistics betray the symptoms of poor pitch recognition: strikeouts, low on-base percentage, and even groundouts (afterall, weakly putting the ball into play is a win for the pitcher, not the hitter!). There are also some hitters that appear asymptomatic. Their stats can be described …

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New Southern Illinois University research aims to help athletes and law enforcement

Researchers at SIU Carbondale have developed new technology to improve high-speed decision making skills. Dr. Peter Fadde created Video-Occlusion, an alternative form of virtual or augmented reality.The technology was originally developed for sports, but it can also be used to increase reaction times in many different professions, including law enforcement and medical fields. Read the …

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Minor Leaguers are competing against each other with gameSense: Sporttechie Exclusive

gameSense Offers Minor Leaguers Free Access to Pitch-IQ App By Joe LemireMay 1, 2020 Pitch recognition app gameSense is offering minor leaguers free access to its Pitch-IQ app during the Covid-19 lockdown. Seven MLB organizations have taken advantage of this Safe-At-Home program that began in April. The foundation for gameSense is 1970s-era research into anticipatory behavior based …

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