Smartabase for the AFL: Individual Player Profiles

Learn how AFL teams are using Smartabase to make player profiling more personalized, engaging, and actionable.

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #11: BODY COMPOSITION TESTING

In episode #11 of the Vanguard Roundtable, our guests debate the use, challenges, and alternatives of body composition testing in sports.

Smartabase for the NRL: Injury Risk Profile

Learn how NRL teams are using Smartabase to build injury risk profiles that help reduce athlete injury rates and speed return-to-play.

FROM BRISBANE TO SACRAMENTO – JESSE GREEN’S SPORTS SCIENCE JOURNEY

Explore Jesse Green’s journey as a sports scientist through different high-performance environments and academic and practical applications.

SIGNS YOU’VE OUTGROWN EXCEL FOR MANAGING HUMAN PERFORMANCE DATA

Do you recognize any of these telltale signs that you've outgrown spreadsheets for managing human performance data?

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #10: ATHLETES’ RIGHTS TO PERFORMANCE DATA

In episode #10 of the Vanguard Roundtable, Markus Deutsch provides Fusion's point of view on athletes' rights to their performance data.

THE TOP 7 AMS INTEGRATIONS FOR AFL CLUBS

Learn the top seven types of AMS data integrations AFL clubs are using to monitor and develop technical skills and speed.

HOW US SKI & SNOWBOARD BUILT AN ANALYTICS TEAM TO SUPPORT HIGH PERFORMANCE

Learn how Gus Kaeding has built and continues to evolve the human performance analytics team at US Ski & Snowboard.

OVERVIEW: BUILDING YOUR HUMAN PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS TEAM

Get the comprehensive guide for human performance leaders in sports and military environments looking to build your analytics team.

SHOULD YOU OUTSOURCE YOUR HUMAN PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS TEAM?

Learn when it may make sense to outsource particular functions of your human performance analytics team and get tips for success.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SPIRITUAL READINESS IN THE MILITARY

Explore what spiritual readiness means in the military and why it’s one of the keys to the long-term success of programs like H2F and POTFF.

USING ATHLETE MATURATION IN TALENT IDENTIFICATION

Learn how athlete maturation and maturation offset are being used to help identify and develop the next generation of top-tier talent.

DRIVING THE IMPACT OF YOUR MILITARY HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

Learn how military organizations can use data visualization to demonstrate the impact of their human performance programs and ROI it provides.

CONSIDERING THE WHOLE PERSON VS TREATING INDIVIDUAL INJURIES IN SPORTS AND THE MILITARY

Learn how a unified AMS + EMR helps you treat the whole athlete/service member instead of single injuries in isolation.

THE IMPACT OF NIL & THE TRANSFER PORTAL ON PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS

Explore how the NCAA transfer portal and new name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules are impacting human performance programs.

USING ARCHETYPAL ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE TEAM TRAINING, SELECTION, AND COHESION

Learn how using archetypal analysis can improve team training, selection, and cohesion in sports, the military, and business.

THE ROI OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS IN THE MILITARY – WEBINAR

Learn how to demonstrate a measurable Return on Investment (ROI) for human performance programs in the military and how it can boost success.

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #9: YOUTH TALENT DEVELOPMENT

In this episode of the Vanguard Roundtable, our guests discuss the latest trends and challenges with Youth Talent Development and ID.

TOP 5 AMS INTEGRATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL CRICKET TEAMS

See the top 5 AMS integrations professional cricket teams and coaches are using to track players' progress and optimize performance.

INJURY RISK PROFILING: PERFORMANCE STAFF COLLABORATION

Learn how combining the expertise of performance staff and information collated in an AMS can assist injury risk profiling.

HOW AN AMS HELPS SPORTS ACADEMIES AND CLUBS DEVELOP YOUNG TALENT

Discover how elite sports academies utilize an AMS for data collection, progress monitoring, talent development, and more.

SIX REASONS TO INTEGRATE YOUR AMS AND EMR SYSTEM

Explore six reasons to implement an integrated athlete management system (AMS) with your Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.

TOP 5 AMS INTEGRATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY CLUBS

Learn which technologies are considered must-have integrations for a professional hockey club's athlete management system (AMS).

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #8: HOW TO COMMUNICATE THE ROI OF YOUR HUMAN PERFORMANCE PLATFORM

In this episode of the Vanguard Roundtable, our guests discuss best practices for communicating the ROI of a human performance program.

THE SLEEP MONITORING METRICS THAT MATTER MOST IN A HIGH-PERFORMANCE SETTING

Explore the sleep monitoring metrics that matter most for optimizing the physical and mental performance of athletes and service members.

HUMAN PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION TECH STACK OVERVIEW

The first HPO Tech Stack helps organizations make informed decisions about human performance technology investments.

SMARTABASE FOR NBA: LOAD MANAGEMENT

See how Smartabase, purpose-built for the NBA, supports load management including data collection, analysis, reporting, and actioning.

SMARTABASE FOR NBA: PLAYER READINESS

See how Smartabase, purpose-built for the NBA, supports player readiness by combining load monitoring, injury risk, screening data, and more.

SMARTABASE FOR NBA: INJURY RISK PROFILE

See how Smartabase supports injury risk profiles including injury history, load monitoring, risk scoring models, and more for NBA teams.

VETTING CLAIMS OF INJURY PREDICTION FOR SPORTS TEAMS AND MILITARY UNITS

Explore the limitations of current injury prediction models and technology and how they differ between sport and military organizations.

CHARTING THE FUTURE OF H2F

See how Smartabase helps the H2F program evolve and make data-informed decisions to optimize the health and availability of service members

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #7: BODY IMAGE & PERFORMANCE FOR COLLEGIATE STUDENT ATHLETES

Explore the role body image plays in student-athletes’ mental and physical health and how performance professionals can support a healthy body image.

SECURING FUNDING FOR YOUR MILITARY HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

Understand the steps to take in order to secure funding for a human performance program that will benefit candidates, staff, and leadership.

TOP 5 AMS INTEGRATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL TEAMS

Learn the top five types of AMS data integrations professional basketball teams are using to make the most of their technology investments.

AMPLIFY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF YOUR OVERSTRETCHED COLLEGE PERFORMANCE STAFF

Discover how an athlete management system (AMS) can help performance staff and coaches amplify their effectiveness in collegiate sports

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #6: THE PROMISE AND PITFALLS OF INJURY PREDICTION

Injury prediction has become a hot topic. In this episode of the Vanguard Roundtable, we explore the promises and limitations.

TOP 5 AMS INTEGRATIONS FOR RUGBY TEAMS

Learn the top five types of AMS data integrations rugby teams are using to optimize player performance and derive deeper insights.

HOW TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MILITARY HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS

Learn how human performance programs support military organizations in monitoring soldiers' health and how to prove their effectiveness.

HOW AN AMS CAN HELP INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES

See how Olympic committees are using Athlete Management Systems (AMS) to increase their athletes' availability.

USING AN AMS TO TURN PERFORMANCE DATA INTO WISDOM

Understand how an AMS helps elite sports teams turn data into knowledge and wisdom and inform better decision-making in human performance.

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #5: THE FITNESS GAP

Explore the growing divide between people who are physically and mentally fit enough for military service or elite sports and those who aren’t.

TIPS FOR INTEGRATING YOUR HUMAN PERFORMANCE PLATFORM WITH ANALYTICS TOOLS

Learn how to integrate your human performance platform with third-party applications the right way and execute advanced data analysis.

MEASURING AND MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF TRAVEL ON COLLEGIATE ATHLETES

Understand how Athlete Management Systems (AMS) measure the effects travel has on collegiate athletes to better monitor athlete health and mitigate performance dips.

HOW BIG DATA IS IMPROVING OLYMPIC ATHLETE PREPARATION

Learn how Athlete Management Systems (AMS) are helping Olympic committees, federations, and institutes bring data-driven insights to ensure each athlete is fully ready to take on the world’s best every four years.

THE HUMAN PERFORMANCE MATURITY MODEL OVERVIEW

The Human Performance Maturity Model is now available for high performance organizations to use to assess the maturity of their programs.

HUMAN PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR MILITARY IMPLEMENTATIONS

Learn the unique considerations when implementing a human performance solution in the military and the importance of using an experienced vendor.

VANGUARD ROUNDTABLE #4: TRUST, DATA, AND TECH

Learn how building a culture of trust between athletes/service members and coaches/leadership is critical for human performance programs to have an impact.

THE GROWING INFLUENCE OF ATHLETES AND THE IMPACT ON HUMAN PERFORMANCE DATA

Explore how the growing power of athletes is impacting the capture and use of performance, health, and medical data.

5 Top AMS Integrations for Football Clubs

Learn the top five types of AMS data integrations football (soccer) teams are using to optimize player performance.

Warfighter Mental Health: Helping Veterans Get the Care They Need

Learn how a human performance management platform can help support the mental health needs of veterans once they return home.

Measuring Culture Part 2: Aligning the Team

Practical tips on how performance staff can combine subjective and objective analysis to align values with day-to-day practices.

Warfighter Mental Health: After a Tour of Duty

Learn how a human performance management platform enables psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists, and other professionals to prepare to care for warfighters the moment they arrive back from an overseas deployment.

Finding the Right AMS for Your Athletic Department’s Performance Management Needs

See why college athletic departments need a flexible AMS that suits their specific team structures, workflows, and requirements.

Vanguard Roundtable #3: Gender Identity & New Considerations for Human Performance Programs

Listen in to this roundtable discussion where a panel of experts discusses gender identity and how to create an inclusive environment in your human performance program.

Warfighter Mental Health: On Deployment

Explore the opportunity to use data and technology to address warfighter mental health for troops on deployment.

Warfighter Mental Health: Pre-Deployment

The rigors of training and active service take their toll long before a warfighter sees the field. Learn how tech can support warfighter mental health pre-deployment.

Vanguard Roundtable #2: Mental Health vs. Mental Toughness

Learn from a diverse group of human performance experts as they discuss the difference between mental health vs. mental toughness.

Build or Buy Your Human Performance Platform?

When it's time to find a human performance solution or Athlete Management System (AMS), the question often becomes, "should we build or buy?"

How Teams Can Improve Performance by Measuring Culture – Part One

Explore how sports and tactical teams can improve performance by measuring culture and the common traits of winning culture.

Student-Athlete Mental Health: A Case for Collecting Subjective Data

Learn how collecting subjective mental wellness data can help performance staff and sports coaches better serve student-athletes.

Why Detraining is a Greater Contributor to Athlete Injury than Overtraining

Learn why detraining can lead to athlete injury more than overtraining and how teams can reduce injury and keep athletes healthy.

How To Manage Performance Staff Turnover

Learn how to better manage human performance staff turnover and how an Athlete Management System (AMS) can help provide continuity.

Vanguard Roundtable #1: Tailoring Performance Training to Female Physiology

Get insights on tailoring performance training to female physiology from this diverse group of human performance experts.

What Human Performance Leaders Need to Know About Data Security

Learn five key security factors for Human Performance leaders to consider when evaluating a Human Performance Platform.

How To Select Wearables for Your Human Performance Program

Learn six key steps to select wearable technology and increase the odds that it will have a positive impact on your human performance program.

How to Use an Athlete Management System to Increase Accountability

Learn how an Athlete Management System brings data and coaches, athletes, and performance specialists together to create a more accountable culture. 

Course of Action (COA) for Your Military Human Performance Program

Having a clear Course of Action (COA) for your Human Performance program will help ensure its initial success and encourage continued evolution.

Fusion’s ACFT Experiment: Using a Data-driven Approach to Improve Results

See how Fusion Sport took on the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) and learn how they used Smartabase to prepare for this challenging physical assessment.

How Data Drives a Winning Culture

How can you use data effectively to maximize your return on people investment and drive a winning culture?

How a Madden Score Can Improve NFL Talent Identification

How to use data to create the “Madden Score” many football coaches, scouts, and performance staff wish they had for talent identification.

How to Get More Consistent Data into Your AMS

Want more consistent data in your Athlete Management System? Start with great leadership and communication. Learn the best practices to drive compliance.

Using Data Insights About Your Opponent’s Style of Play to Prepare for Gameday

Learn how an opponent’s playing style and data insights about their recent performances can inform tactical adjustments that increase the chance of success.

How Style of Play and Position Impact Gameday Preparation

Learn how your team's style of play and player position determines physical demands, and how to use data and technology to better prepare for game day.

Safeguarding the Mental Health of the Warfighter

See how daily monitoring and data collection can be used to help quantify, build awareness, normalize, and improve warfighter mental health.  

Speaking in X’s and O’s: How to Talk Data with Coaches

Learn this simple 3-step method to effectively have a data-informed conversation with your coach and improve athlete performance.

NCAA Injury Surveillance Program: Participation Simplified, Impact Multiplied

Smartabase, an industry-leading Human Performance Platform, has been certified for use with the NCAA Injury Surveillance Program (ISP).

MILITARY HOLISTIC HEALTH AND FITNESS PART 3: HOW DATA ANALYTICS CAN BE USED AS A FORCE MULTIPLIER

This final article examines how data analytics can be a force multiplier within a large-scale human performance system such as the US Army's H2F initiative.  

Improving Lifecycle Management of the Warfighter

Learn how the right performance and wellness data, combined with a Human Performance Platform, can improve warfighter lifecycle management.

How Technology Improves the Readiness, Resilience, and Effectiveness of First Responders

First Responders face unique challenges. Improving their readiness is best achieved when human know-how combines with technology.

Rethinking Rest Days and Athlete Load Management

Learn how rest days can be used for an athlete's active recovery, and exposing them to adequate load so they stay ready for the rigors of competition.

Evaluating Warfighter Readiness Through Reaction Time and Task Completion Assessment

Learn how a state-of-the-art Human Performance Platform can effectively assess a warfighters’ readiness and inform programming changes.

Holistic Health and Fitness in the Military Part 2: The Total Athlete Concept

Part 2 of 3 part blog series. We look at a “total athlete concept” within human performance and how it might serve as a guidepost for H2F and other programs looking to effect large-scale change with data-driven solutions.

Holistic Health and Fitness in the Military Part 1: Using Data to Individualize Large Scale Human Performance

Part 1 of 3 part blog series. Explore the history of Holistic Health and Fitness in the Military and Preservation of Force and Family (POTFF).

Helping Collegiate Student-Athletes Achieve Physical, Mental, and Emotional Wellbeing

How are some schools are helping their most valuable assets achieve holistic wellness.

New Research | Injury epidemiology in professional ballet: a five-season prospective study of 1596 medical attention injuries and 543 time-loss injuries

This research is a five-season investigation into injury epidemiology in professional ballet. We aimed to report the incidence rate, severity, burden, and aetiology of medical attention and time-loss injuries at The Royal Ballet.

Using the Academic Calendar as a Tool in Programming

David Kitchen from TeamBuildr discusses some tips on how to use the academic calendar as a tool in programming to the best of your advantage

How Asking Better Questions and Eliminating Silos Makes Athlete Data More Useful

When athlete data management first started, wearables were still in their infancy, so there was a limited amount of information available. Due to restricted connectivity, this had to be collected and entered manually. Then as devices advanced and diversified, the amount of data greatly increased, and the main challenge became centralizing it on a single platform. Now we’re entering a third stage, in which the onus is on interpreting the data and making it actionable.

Utilizing basketball analytics to explore complex sports science questions

How can a background in basketball analytics be utilized to explore complex sport science questions? After working together for

How Olympic Committees, Institutes, and National Federations Use Technology for Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Sport Injury Surveillance

When a team is responsible for the wellbeing of athletes involved in multiple disciplines or even different sports, the level of difficulty increases exponentially. Explore the challenges Olympic organizations face as they try to keep their athletes healthy and how technology is helping.

Women leading from the front in Medicine, Sports, and the Military

Fusion Sport integration partner - Sparta Science, sat down with three leading women in the area of medicine, sports and military.

Pivoting in High Performance through the ‘New Normal’ | Sports Tech Feed Podcast

In the latest episode of Sports Tech Feed ?, Thomas Alomes sits down with our Co-Founder and CEO Markus Deutsch, to discuss how our platform Smartabase plays an integral role in COVID-19 illness screening and tracking for clients, including the NBA season restart.

How COVID-19 is Increasing NFL Injuries and What Teams Can Do About It

Performance Consultant Mike Compton looks at the latest research and suggest ways in which data-driven injury surveillance can help coaches, staff, and athletes adapt to challenges presented by COVID.

Art Meets Science at the Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet collects data on everything from dancers’ performance and medical histories to their vitamin D levels, and inputs all of this into a database called Smartabase.

Using Hydration Data to help Football Athletes Maintain Performance & Stay Safe

Performance Consultant Mike Compton explores the effects of dehydration with recommendations on how technology can assist keep athletes safe

NBA “Bubble” Uncovers Impact of Travel on Athletic Performance

Utilising the NBA Bubble to uncover the effects of travel on elite athletic performance and suggestion of reducing effect of travel

The Great Pivot: Learnings in Health & Human Performance from 2020

Learnings in health and human performance from 2020. Remote Training and Communication, Injury, COVID-19 Illness Tracking and Wearable Tech

New Research: COVID-19 Surveillance and Competition in Sport

Smartabase Athlete Management System used for COVID-19 illness surveillance and health monitoring of athletes and staff.

Strategies for getting your AMS into a Stretched Budget

Strategies on implementing Smartabase Athlete Management System into a stretch budget during these unprecedented times

Fee Beyer on Sport Technology Use in the Bundesliga

Feed Beyer discuss Sport Technology Usage of German Bundesliga, Importance of Technology in Football with Football Business Insider

The NBA hasn’t had a positive test in the Bubble, but guests are a concern

IT HAS BEEN more than a month since 22 NBA teams entered the Orlando, Florida, bubble for one of the most ambitious efforts in sports history - and perhaps modern history.

Safety, Risk and Liability in a COVID-19 World

Utilizing Smartabase Human Performance Platform and Smartabase Athlete app to screen and monitor the health of employees in a COVID-19 world

Assisting the NBA with a safer season restart

Fusion Sport assist the 2020 NBA Season Restart through Smartabase and a custom developed Smartabase Athlete app, the ‘NBA MyHealth’ app. 

How NBA is using technology to help with health and safety protocols inside Orlando bubble

“What we really wanted to do was empower everyone to do it themselves every morning so we can integrate that,” said Tom Ryan, the NBA’s Associate Vice President of Basketball Strategy. “So if there is a flag, we will know it right away.”

ADAPTS Smartabase platform supports COVID-19 tracking for Airmen

Media: Smartabase clients AFRL implement Covid-19 Illness Surveillance for Special Tactics Wing via the Smartabase Tactical Athlete App.

WVU Mountaineers Using Smartabase for Safer Return to Training

West Virginia University Mountaineers Football utilizes the monitoring platform Smartabase Athlete App for Covid-19 Surveillance

QRL use Smartabase to Monitor Player Wellness and Load During Covid-19

Fusion Sport assits Queensland Rugby League in implementing Covid-19 Illness Surveillance via the Smartabase Tactical Athlete App.

AFRL Implements Covid-19 Monitoring with Smartabase

Media: Smartabase clients AFRL implement Covid-19 Illness Surveillance for Special Tactics Wing via the Smartabase Tactical Athlete App.

Treating an Injury or Treating a Person?

Explore best practice medical workflows in Smartabase including injury documentation, data visualization, reporting and injury surveillance monitoring.

Queensland Rugby League (QRL) | COVID-19 Questionnaire and Workflow

Queensland Rugby League COVID-19 questionnaire and workflow

Managing Remote Athletes | Daily Wellness & COVID-19

New daily wellness questionnaires added to the Smartabase Athlete App to assist on reporting COVID-19 symptoms for remote athletes

Meet the Coach | Pete Bommarito | NFL Testing: 40-yard Dash Starts

In this episode Meet the Coach , Pete Bommarito discusses the basics of an NFL combine 40 yard dash start with detailed breakdowns

Smartabase: Combine your AMS and Electronic Medical Records

Smartabase can be configured as an Electronic Medical Records system as well as an AMS centralizing human performance, health & medical data in one platform

Meet the Coach | Pete Bommarito | Progressive Preparation for Your Athletes

In this episode of Meet the Coach, Pete Bommarito discusses why you need correct preparation and shaping your preparation

What to look for in an Athlete Management System AMS

What an Athlete Management System (AMS) is and review what you should be looking for to ensure you invest in the right platform

Meet the Coach | Pete Bommarito | The Importance of Testing your athletes

In this episode Coach Pete Bommarito discusses the importance of testing athletes with focus on markers of progression.

Team NL Smartabase Pilot as part of the Digitization Topsport program

In 2019 Smartabase was piloted within the NOC to help bring together all data from sport-specific systems in the best possible way.

Fusion Sport X Zebra Improving Health & Performance in the NFL

Fusion Sport and Zebra Technologies have teamed up to change the way NFL teams are able to manage player health and performance through data.

Integrating Performance and Medical Systems for the MLB

Fusion Sport developed a direct connection between Performance Data Management platform Smartabase and the Electronic Medical Records for the MLB

How new technology enhanced the NBA Draft Combine

NBA Draft Combine collaborating with Australian tech company Fusion Sport on a new ‘Combine HQ’ platform and app

How Swansea City Uses Technology To Manage their Athletes

Swansa City Football Club uses Technology such as Australia-based Fusion Sport Smartabase to manage athlete data

Football Agility Drills using Smartspeed

Different Football Agility Drills can be implemented using the Smartspeed Timing Gate System and to enhance improvement

The Royal Ballet School Healthy Dancer Programme

Royal Ballet School committed to creating healthy, strong & resilient young dancers uses Smartabase to underpin the work of the Healthy Dancer Programme.

Highlights from the 2019 NBA Draft Combine

Fusion Sport once again assist the 2019 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago using the Smartspeed Timing Gate System.

Using Data to Improve Athletic Performance

The Sports Biometrics Conference brings together data analysts, sport scientists, researchers and high performance experts to discuss the latest developments in sports technology, data analytics and sports biometrics.

Fusion Sport Named Top 10 Technology Solutions Provider

Fusion Sport were featured in the Mirror Review magazine, recognized as one of the most cutting edge technology solutions providers in the sports industry.

Understanding the Female Athlete

For International Women's Day we're diving into 'Understanding the Female Athlete' with Fusion COO Sue Robson, sharing insights into her research.

2019 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Our key takeaways on data analytics, machine learning, sport science and more from the 2019 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

Managing Player Identification Pathways for English Cricket

Mo Bobat, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) presents on managing Player Identification Pathways with Smartabase at 2018 European Human Performance Summit.

Fusion Sport at the NFL Combine

Fusion Sport assits the 2019 NFL Combine with the Smartspeed Timing Gate System and Smartabase Athlete Management platform

Three Key Take-Aways from the Sports Tech Cup Hackathon

Data Scientist at Fusion Sport Zac Pross sums up the first inaugural Australian Sports Tech Cup with his key takeaways from the Hackathon event.

S3 Episode 6 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In the final episode of SSPT Season 3 we're looking at the NFL Combine 3 Cone Drill, testing an athlete’s ability to run fast & change direction.

S3 Episode 5 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

This weeks SSPT looks at the correct technique for key NFL test the Vertical Jump, using Smartjump mats to measure lower extremity explosiveness and power.

S3 Episode 4 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

Coach Young takes us through sprint drills to train for the 40-yard dash, focused on the transition to an upright body position for max velocity sprinting.

S3 Episode 3 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode Coach Young takes us through drills to train for the 40 yard dash start, focused on maximising an athlete's explosive power from the outset.

S3 Episode 1 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Coach Young takes us through the practical application of the 5-10-5 drill for NFL combines, sometimes referred to as the pro agility test.

‘Return From ACL Injury’ BaiMed Performance | Innovate by Fusion Sport

Daniel Lawson from the Cronulla Sharks and BaiMed Performance shared about his practical experience as a physiotherapist rehabilitating athletes and returning them to play after ACL Injury.

‘Preventing Hamstring Injury’ Joshua Ruddy PhD ACU | Innovate by Fusion Sport

PhD Candidate at ACU Joshua Ruddy shared some new research on preventing hamstring injuries.

‘Developing The Young Athlete’ Geelong Grammar School | Innovate by Fusion Sport

Head of Strength and Conditioning for Geelong Grammar School Thomas Van Kalken shared his experience developing youth athletes and preparing them for successful sporting careers.

The science of elite sport | ABC Radio RN Drive

Dr. Markus Deutsch and Dr. Sam Robertson interview with ABC Radio RN Drive on the science of elite sports.

What is Dance Medicine? | British Journal of Sports Medicine

What is dance medicine? British Journal of Sport Medicine discusses the topic and the health of dancers which needs to be considered.

Effect of wind on track performance – new formulas suggested | Canadian Running

Dutch researchers from the University of Amsterdam data findings on the effects of wind on track performances.

How sports science has made age just a number and given longevity to ageing superstars | Sport360.com

Article from sports360.com on how sports science has made age just a number and given longevity to ageing superstars.

Raising the barre: how science is saving ballet dancers

Could new science and high-tech training protect dancers from the injuries that end so many of their careers far too early?

University of Oregon’s One-Stop-Shop for Athlete Data

Andrew Murray from the University of Oregon discusses the implementation of SMARTABASE athlete management software and how it's a one-stop-shop for driving human performance.

Matildas Reaping the Benefits of Smartabase | TheWomensGame.com

Australian Matildas and Melbourne Victory goalkeeper Casey Dumont believes that Smartabase has played a big role in aiding manage her workload.

Singing for a Clean Sheet | Independent.co.uk

Sports Psychology new research suggests that how fervent players’ singing is can give strong clues to the outcome of a match.

The Technology Behind Combine Testing | 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Fusion Sport Smartspeed Timing Gate system utilized in the 2018 NBA Draft Combine for the Shuttle Run, Three Quarter Sprint and Lane agility drills

UK University Sports and Athlete Data Management

University of Kentucky's thriving sports environment and the need of implementing Athlete Data Management to capture athlete data.

National Adolescent Injury Prevention Programme Launched by the GAA & IT Carlow | Sports News Ireland

National Adolescent Injury Prevention Programme collaboration between the GAA and Institute of Technology Carlow (IT Carlow).

Tactical Strength and Conditioning Conference – Battle Ready Presentations

Fusion Sport and partners held a Conference breakfast at the 2018 NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) Annual Training Conference

Science of football: Referees | Goal.com

Science of football: Fatigue and recovery - how it affects players, referees and performance.

Science of football: Are players too tired to excel | Goal.com

Is fatigue an excuse for non-performance or a legitimate concern for players?

Realtime Tracking of Ball Motion at the 2018 European Handball Final | SportTechie.com

German tracking company Kinexon is set to embed its sensors in the handballs used during the men’s Velux Champions League Final4 event

Australia Endures Epidemic of Preventable ACL Injuries; BrisbaneTimes.com

New research out of Latrobe University in Melbourne has discovered that Australia has the highest rates of ACL reconstructions in the world

The technology helping elite athletes reduce injuries and optimise their performance on the world sporting stage

Fusion Sport and their AMS, Smartabase, helping elite athletes reduce injuries and optimise their performance on the world sporting stage

An Overview of Special Ops Prep Courses and Pre-Selection Programs | Military.com

Becoming a Special Operator requires a rigorous screening process. An Overview of Special Ops Prep Courses and Pre-selective programs.

The future of the NFL – Young athletes training like the pros

Fusion Sport assist the Arizona Youth Football Combine where boys and girls get a chance to experience what professional football players do.

Best Sporting Moments from the 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia. Look into the best sporting moments from the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Latest and greatest techniques, skills and products being used to make a better tactical athlete

Latest and greatest techniques, skills, and products being used to make a better tactical athlete from the TSAC Annual Training by NSCA.

US Army making basic training tougher to prepare its newest soldiers | Business Insider

US Army’s leadership are hoping to raise the physical standards for basic training to prepare the next generation of

Rugby’s 8-point safety plan and how it could change the game | inews.co.uk

A rise in the number and severity of injuries in the English game, prompting an eight-point plan to improve safety.

A Simple Method for Determining Ground Reaction Force During Running

The physics of running is typically quite complex. Often a biomechanist will need to be brought in to help

How Olympians train their brains to become mentally tough | theconversation.com

What exactly is mental toughness — and how does an athlete develop it? There are some common strategies used by many Olympians.

Preventing Heat Related Environmental Injuries among Tactical Athletes: The Synergy of Smartabase and the Zypher monitoring system

Preventing heat related environmental injuries among the Soldiers. Guardian Premier Solutions in conjunction with Fusion Sport and Zephyr.

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Wrap Up

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2018

Single vs. Dual Beam Athlete Timing Systems – What’s Reliable? | SportTechie.com

Learn more about Single VS Dual Beam athlete timing systems by SportsTechie.com

The Science of Figure Skating Jumps | American College of Sports Medicine

One of the most anticipated events of the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics- men’s and ladies figure skating. Look into the science of figure skating.

How Technology Will Transform The Olympics At PyeongChang | SportTechie.com

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Discover how technology will transform the Olympics At PyeongChang.

S2 Episode 6 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Coach Young discusses incorporating elements of the game and cognitive processing into your athlete’s fitness routine, to achieve maximum results for agility and change of direction ability.

S2 Episode 5 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Mike Young demonstrates exercises that require a higher load intensity on the athlete.

Take an interactive journey into the world of human performance data at the 2018 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Fusion Sport will be educating delegates and taking them on an interactive journey into the world of human performance data.

S2 Episode 4 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Mike Young discusses the importance of incorporating programming considerations for agility training.

S2 Episode 3 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Mike Young discusses team athletes need to action their agility and change of direction abilities in three dimensions.

S2 Episode 2 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Mike Young discusses and demonstrates true agility training can be divided into four segments.

S2 Episode 1 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

In this episode, Mike Young discusses and demonstrates three key agility test. Crucial for athletes agility and change of direction development

Warming Up for Speed Sessions | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

A safe and effective speed and power development session starts with the warmup. Mike Young steps you through the basics for an effective warmup.

Agree to Disagree: How Many Likert Scale Points are Optimal?

Likert scales play a prominent role in wellness monitoring. Despite the Likert scale’s ubiquity, what is it that makes a Likert scale valid and reliable?

PART 1 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

Coach Wilmot demonstrates how you can teach your athletes strong landing positions for an active landing to prevent injury.

Critical Things You Need to Know About Timing System Accuracy

Accuracy and reliability of timing are critical. An athlete can train for a whole season to improve 0.1 of

THE GREAT DEBATE: Subjective vs Objective Measurements for Monitoring Your Athletes

The ongoing debate on what is the best way to monitor your athletes – subjective self-reporting vs cold hard facts of objective measurements

Ode to Jonah Lomu from a Humble Sport Scientist

Ode to Jonah Lomu from a Humble Sport Scientist

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