Just as the rules, game and approach has changed throughout the years, technology has helped to review, change and improve the game as well. One of the key tools at each game nowadays is the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) where each play can be reviewed in real-time and the decision can be made right at that moment.
So how does that apply to injuries?
It’s not a secret that companies like SkyScout Group are working on cutting edge solutions to monitor the performance of the players every second of every game. With control over video and metrics provided by the groundbreaking solution, the players are likely to be controlled and observed in order not to overdo or push the limits to the breaking point when they sustain injuries.
Today we can track player and team performance in real-time and provide feedback to the coaching staff on the information needed to execute the team velocity to the max. By measuring key metrics like distance, speed, turns, top speed, and low speed, these metrics can tell us the physical state of the player over a certain period of time. At the same time, this can also provide insight for coaching staff about the peak performance of the player and sufficiency.
In conclusion, we can say that the future of sports lays in video analysis and data collection for better and more sufficient performances of our heroes on the ground. By embracing new ways and new approaches, we will help teams, organizations and fans to see much more and better highlights of the matches.
Careers will be saved with athletes gaining match fitness before games and maintaining their fitness levels throughout the season. Technology innovations in sports become a great deal to prevent career-ending and aggravated injuries to benefit the athletes and coaches as well.