Over the past ten years, Catapult Sports has established itself as one of the most innovative pioneers in sports technology. This should be no surprise to anyone, considering their involvement with several major advancements in the field of sports analytics. Developing a wearable sensor capable of gathering valuable data from athletes’ in-game performances, Catapult has revolutionized the way coaches and players across all sports look at their respective games.
The device has a plethora of different applications. Used to assess the physical condition of athletes— measuring fatigue, recovery time, and more—these sensors are helpful in preventing injury and monitoring physical progress throughout training. Coaches no longer have to intuit whether or not a recovering player is ready to get back on the field. With the help of Catapult technology, they’ll be able to assess a player’s readiness through tangible statistics. The technology is fraught with advantages such as this, and teams in several different major sports across the globe have taken notice.
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Sport: Fitness and wellness/Rugby
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