One of the best to ever play the game of baseball, Babe Ruth dominated Major League Baseball in the early part of the 20th Century. He was part of a natural breed of player—one that excessively drank, ate and indulged in nightlife without many repercussions.
But today’s athletes are being monitored as closely as possible, with the help of science, in order to be built into elite performers.
Just last week, University Hospitals sports medicine physicians in Cleveland published
one of the first scientific studies of wearables in football, in conjunction with Cleveland Browns Head Athletic Trainer Joe Sheehan. The research was pointed towards analyzing the different types of wearables and how they are able to maximize a professional football player’s workout and prevent injury.
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