Before the season I had the chance to ask Jason Rosenfeld, NBA director of analytics, and Joe Borgia, NBA director for referees, if the league was doing any health or fatigue-monitoring of referees and relating it to referees’ on-court performance. “No, no we’re not,” was Borgia’s reply, even though it’s perhaps the easiest step the NBA could take to improve the product quality of games.
One quality control step that the NBA does take is to publicly review referee calls during the…Continue
Posted on June 14, 2016 at 10:30am
College football coaches have long enjoyed the extra time with players that qualifying for a college bowl gives a team. The extra team practices and skill development time are crucial for schools to build (or maintain) their programs. In fact, the benefit of the extended season probably has a greater greater payoff for the season to come than for any outcome in that final bowl game. The college…Continue
Posted on June 8, 2016 at 3:29pm
CoachMePlus Meet and Greets this Week:
To open up June, the CoachMePlus team will be appearing at events in Boston, MA, New York City and Buffalo, New York. The first stop takes place at American College of Sports Medicine's 63rd Annual…
Posted on May 31, 2016 at 5:30pm
In early April, Major League Baseball took an historic step forward in sports science by approving the use of wearable technology during games. Prior to the decision, none of the major leagues (MLB, NBA, NFL or NHL) made such an allowance.
The league’s rules committee approved the use of two devices: The MotusBaseball Sleeve measures stress…Continue
Posted on May 25, 2016 at 2:41pm