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Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference

Calvin Torres

Applied Sports Scientist | Catapult

Building Better Athletes

with Wearable Technology

Catapult enlightens sport with scientifically-validated analytics, obtained with the most advanced wearable technology in the world. Used by 1,100 elite teams worldwide, Catapult innovates how information shapes athletic performance. This presentation will explain how Catapult was born, how teams are using it, and what the future holds for wearable technology in elite sport. It will cover how teams are using wearable technology to mitigate the risk of soft tissue injuries, assess readiness for competition, and quantify return from injury; sport-specific analytics from the consumer to fan engagement applications; and the convergence of sports technologies and data sets.

Calvin Torres is an applied sports scientist at Catapult, a global leader in athlete analytics, protecting thousands of elite athletes at the intersection of sport science and analytics. Retaining its research-based approach to innovation, Catapult enables insight in to athlete risk, readiness and return to play. Catapult empowers coaches globally with scientifically-validated metrics for the advancement of athlete performance.

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