• How Wearables Change Lifestyles, Workouts

    by Angie Ferguson May 2018

    Despite their popularity, it is now widely accepted that activity trackers still largely lack the ability to provide accurate training data. So, why does the market still find value in wearable fitness tech?

  • NBA Enters Esports Arena with NBA 2K Debut

    by Brian Mahoney May 2018

    On the night LeBron James began the second round of the playoffs, a computerized Cavalier tormented teams the way the real Cleveland superstar does. The NBA is betting there are enough fans for both versions.

  • How Mobile Apps Engage Fans, Generate Revenue

    by Jason Scott May 2018

    We love our phones. We love our teams. And we love engaging with our teams on our phones. This is how sports fandom operates in 2018, with fans using mobile-connected devices and social media to declare and share their passion.

  • New Product Roundup: Fitness Equipment | Lifeguard Chair | Laundry

    by AB Staff April 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2018 issue.

  • Manage Your Sports Organization Like the Pros (Sponsored)

    by AB Editors April 2018

    This sponsored content was paid for by TeamSnap. What is sponsored content?

    TeamSnap is the leading communication and organizational platform for teams, clubs, leagues, and tournaments looking to save time and run more efficiently. Streamline your club or league administration with incredibly easy-to-use tools. Online registration, player and schedule management, public website — all needs are covered.

  • NBA to Increase Resources for Player Mental Health

    by Jason Scott March 2018

    In recent weeks, high profile NBA players have come forward with personal accounts about their mental health struggles. All-star players Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan caught national attention for their confessions about dealing with panic attacks and depression, respectively. Now, it appears that the NBA is paying attention.

  • Smartwatch Tech Could Soon Detect Diseases

    by Carolyn Johnson and Hayley Tsukayama March 2018

    Imagine a smart watch that surreptitiously scans your body for telltale signs of disease. Over time, it detects a quiver in your heartbeat — the tell-tale pattern of a common heart condition.

  • Strava Responds to Controversy with Opt-Out Redesign

    by Courtney Cameron March 2018

    Earlier this year, it was discovered that data gathered and shared by popular fitness apps had the potential to reveal sensitive information regarding the movements of soldiers and the locations of U.S. military bases after the GPS tracking company Strava published a global heat map in November 2017 showing patterns of activity gathered by satellite over a two-year period.

  • New Product Roundup: Core Roller | Aquatic Treadmill | Pool Heater

    by AB Staff January 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the January|February 2018 issue.

  • Important Features to Look for in Campus Rec Software

    by Andy Berg January 2018

    Southern Oregon University in Ashland is building an impressive rec center for an institution with a modest enrollment of little more than 6,000 students. Scheduled for a March 2018 grand opening, the Lithia Motors Pavilion and Student Recreation Center is comprised of two buildings that total 100,000 square feet, featuring a 1,400-seat competition gym, a two-court recreation gym with a two-lane suspended running track, multiple group exercise rooms, a weight room and a climbing wall.