Media & Technology: Equipment
- Adaptive Bikes Thrill Kids with Disabilities
by Holly Zachariah December 2017
Kendall Hill, 5 years old and wearing her finest sparkly rainbow-colored tennis shoes and a bright red helmet, climbed into the front seat of the bulky tandem bicycle and giggled as a volunteer strapped her in.
- Helmet Makers Suffer from Head Injury Crisis
by Josh Kosman December 2017
The NFL concussion crisis has hit the league's helmet makers where it hurts: in the wallet. Riddell, a leading manufacturer of football helmets for the past 85 years, has been struggling without success to sell itself in recent months despite its market dominance, sources told The Post. Ditto for No. 2 Schutt Sports, which recently canceled an auction of the company that makes helmets for NFL stars like Cam Newton and Julio Jones.
- Proposal for Work-Station Treadmill Sparks Debate
by Nancy Bowman November 2017
A proposal to buy a work station treadmill to help interested Miami County 911 center telecommunicators get more physical activity during 10- to 12-hour shifts sparked discussions on employee wellness, liability and other issues.
- How Scoreboards and Video Displays Have Evolved
by Andy Berg November 2017
Whether picking berries or hunting game, humans have long wanted to know who found the most and who got the biggest. That said, we've come a long way since the days of notching mammoths on the cave wall. Scoreboards have gone from slates upon which points were tallied to technological marvels capable of displaying not only the score but also high-definition video replays in 100,000-seat stadiums. Here's a look at how scoreboards have evolved:
- Club Debuts Electronic Muscle Stimulation
by Molly Shea November 2017
As a full-time trainer at Midtown's posh Core Club, which has a $50,000 initiation fee, Elzomor is one of the few New Yorkers with access to an EMS machine.
- How AB Show Can Help You Stay Sharp and Get Ahead
by Jason Scott October 2017
Competition is fierce, whether your career in athletics, fitness or recreation takes you on the field or not. You need to stay sharp to stay ahead, and there's no better place to hone your gameplan than at AB Show 2017, Nov. 8-11, in Orlando, Fla. Wherever you are on your professional path, AB Show has something to offer. Here's a sneak peek at what to expect from this year's event:
- Youth Lacrosse Team Scores Gear Through Belichick Grant
by Telegram & Gazette October 2017
The Guardians Youth Lacrosse organization is riding high after receiving a grant from the Bill Belichick Foundation earlier this year...
- New Product Roundup: Pool Dehumidifiers | Volleyball Equipment | Lighting
by AB Staff September 2017
New Product Roundup
- ISU Introduces VR Eye-Tracking Tech to the Sidelines
by Courtney Cameron August 2017
In light of recent studies suggesting a correlation between contact-sport brain injuries and long-term medical ailments, Iowa State University has enlisted the help of SyncThink’s EYE-SYNC technology to assess athletes’ readiness to return to play.
- Notes from the 2017 IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo
by Courtney Cameron August 2017
The 2017 IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo was held July 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where 14,000 fitness professionals and enthusiasts gathered to soak in the latest trends — from workout gear and diet supplements to in-gym data tracking technology.