Media & Technology: Equipment
- Will a Crumpling Helmet Make Football Safer?
by Jason Scott January 2016
As concerns about concussions continue to grow, especially around football, companies and policy makers have been looking for ways to make the game safer.
- How Fitness Technology Is Helping Facilities Create Better Communities
by AB Editors December 2015
This sponsored content is brought to you by Technogym. What is sponsored content?
Connected cloud-based fitness equipment is a win-win for exercisers and facilities alike. Cloud-connected equipment uses individual data to offer unique challenges to exercisers, allowing them to compete with themselves, among each other, or even with other facilities across the globe. These challenges keep users engaged, and encourage them to become active members of the facility community. Athletic Business has more in the video and story below:
- ABC 2015: Trade Show Spotlight
by AB Editors November 2015
In this video update Athletic Business takes a look at one of many new exhibitors at the 2015 Athletic Business Conference & Expo. Curtis Smith shows off his startup company, Handle Fitness, and explains why he chose ABC to launch his product.
- Sponsored Video: How to Make a Daktronics Video Board a Reality for Your High School
by AB Staff August 2015
This sponsored content was paid for by Daktronics. What is sponsored content?
Thanks to Daktronics, video technology once reserved for the biggest and best professional venues is now possible at high schools everywhere. In this exclusive video, AB brings viewers on an all-access look at Daktronics headquarters in Brookings, South Dakota and shows how the company is bringing the professional game day experience to the prep level.
You'll learn how high schools are implementing video boards into their athletic events and academic curriculum, benefiting students beyond the playing field. Plus, see how Daktronics can help schools of all sizes (and budgets) afford a video board.
- Color-Changing Film Could Help Detect Concussions
by Jason Scott August 2015
In an effort to better understand and protect against concussions, a team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has developed a new material that changes color based on how hard it is hit.
- The AB Extra: August 7
by Laura Godlewski August 2015
This week's AB Extra features news about angry soccer fans, a re-creation of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium in a fan's front yard and virtual reality recruiting at Michigan.
- The AB Extra: July 31
by Laura Godlewski July 2015
In this week's AB Extra, you'll find news about PED testing at e-sport competitions, a cooling mask for athletes designed by Nike and a mouth guard made by a former NFL player that gives real time data on players' hydration and heat levels.
- The AB Extra: June 19
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features news about a startup that aims to improve athletic equipment, a study that suggests that active video games are a good substitute for physical activity for kids and a university that is looking out for those who are texting and walking.
- The AB Extra: June 12
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features a smelly situation at Dodger Stadium, an NFL football star with plans to become a chicken farmer following his retirement, and the emergence of virtual reality technology in both football and general exercise.
- Sponsored Video: Cybex Care - Asset Management for Gyms
by AB Staff June 2015
Cybex has recently introduced Cybex Care, a web-based asset management system designed to help gym owners save money, reduce equipment downtime, and manage machine usage.