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Sports Tech: Making professional athletes quicker, more powerful & much safer – WHNT News 19

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Sports are steeped in customs, like rolling Toomer’s Corner or singing “Rammer Jammer.”

While those pastimes will never ever be touched, technology is leaving its mark all over athletics, changing the video games both on and off the field of play.

Data-driven analytics help to reanimate expert groups, such as the Golden State Warriors or the Oakland Sports. Tech is likewise impacting how professional athletes study and train.

” Their football IQ is simply so much further advanced than it was 10 years earlier,” stated football coach David O’Connor.

Many programs use wearable GPS tracking devices to keep track of a gamer’s stamina and health. Whether you agree with it, technology is hindering officiating, too.

Today’s professional athletes are faster, stronger and much safer than ever prior to thanks to better playing surface areas and upgraded equipment, like smart helmets.

” There’s no cost on safety for us,” said football coach Robert Washington. “We’re not really big on a price. It’s about putting our kids in the very best situation and ensuring they’re safe.”

These developments are even developing new methods to complete, such as esports.

Joshua Bryant/E-Sport Athlete– “There’s a great deal of work that goes in getting ready for each team due to the fact that everybody plays entirely in a different way and there’s a heap of various play designs you can play,” said esport athlete Joshua Bryant.

To show the sport reaching an elite level of competitors, esport athletes can now earn college scholarships for playing computer game.

Joshua Buchanan/E-Sports Head Coach– “It’s like a regular sport,” stated esports athlete River Daunhauer. “You complete for the top, and if you aren’t, you work towards it.”

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Ronald Antonio O'Sullivan OBE (born 5 December 1975) is an English professional snooker player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. He has won five World Championships, a record seven Masters titles, and a record seven UK Championships, setting a record total of 19 titles in Triple Crown tournaments. He shares the record for the most ranking titles (36) with Stephen Hendry. His career earnings of over £10 million put him in first place on snooker's all-time prize-money list. Winning the Tour Championship on 24 March 2019 made him the sport's current world number one, the fourth time in his career that he has held the top position and the first time he has been number one since May 2010. This is the longest gap between number one spells by any player in history.