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The World Health Organization defines health tech as the “application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives”. The sports industry has continued to push and drive innovation in health tech as organisations look to improve the ability, recovery and longevity of their players using state of the art health tech. 

21
Aug

Electronic pill that protects against heat exhaustion

Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/athletics/2019/08/20/exclusive-electronic-pill-protects-against-heat-exhaustion-trialled/ The world Athletics Championships in Doha next month will be the first time that athletes are given an electronic pill, designed to combat heat exhaustion. The capsule tracks body temperate and was developed to combat fears over the effects of extreme heat in endurance events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Competitors will be...
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21
Jul

Sweati – the glucose tracking wearable patch

Source: https://www.wareable.com/health-and-wellbeing/sweati-release-date-specs-price-7141   Sweati is a new wearable promising non-invasive and glucose tracking by analysing low amounts of sweat. The wearable is made of fabric and transits data wireless via a mobile app. It’s conveniently small, only as thick as two credit cards, and can fit in the palm of your hand. It’s disposable and...
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05
Jul

Sparta Science: Using AI to predict injuries

Source: https://frntofficesport.com/sparta-science-injuries/   Sparta Science is on the frontier of smarter and better tech for injury prevention. The company leverages their 10 years of data and injury insights to help athletes predict and prevent injury, and improve overall athlete health. Using an AI and machine-learning software called Sparta Scan, 3,000 data points are documented and...
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03
Jul

NBA’s Hawks partner with Orreco for blood-testing elite athletes

Source: https://www.sporttechie.com/orreco-nba-atlanta-hawks-dallas-mavericks-new-york-knicks/ Irish sports performance company Orreco, has signed a multiyear agreement to work with the Atlanta Hawks in blood-testing its elite athletes. Orreco uses blood biomarkers and machine learning algorithms to customize athlete training regimens, including diets and workloads. The Hawks are reportedly the fourth NBA team to work with Orreco, joining the Dallas...
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02
Jul

Sweati – the glucose tracking wearable patch

Source: https://www.wareable.com/health-and-wellbeing/sweati-release-date-specs-price-7141   Sweati is a new wearable to promise non-invasive and glucose tracking by analysing low amounts of sweat. Lactate and hydration can also be tracked, making The wearable is made of fabric and transits data wireless via a mobile app. It’s conveniently small, only as tick as two credit cards, and can fit...
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15
Oct

Uptek Founder On the Vital Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction Training

Uptek were one of the finalists who pitched at the 2018 Australian Sports Analytics & Technology Conference KPMG Game Changers Startup Competition earlier this year.   By Clint Vojdinoski, Editor at Bullpen Media Gold Coast based startup Uptek have set the task of demonstrating the muscular benefits of blood flow restriction training, a novel method of exercise used […]
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17
May

FitChannel – The New Personal Health Platform of the Future

By Elizabeth Hyde, Loughborough University London We spoke to Taco Ketelaar from FitChannel.com one of the Netherlands fastest growing home sports and lifestyle platforms, aiming to get everyone in the Netherlands to participate in exercise. A past speaker at the 2018 Sports Analytics World Series Conference in the Netherlands Taco discusses the inspiration, development and […]
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