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Oceania Highlights

19 April 2017

Athlete Intelligence introduces small, lightweight cue sport sensor for head impact detection
Video analysis of concussion injury mechanism in under-18 rugby*

Health, Sport and Tech
A self-taught tinkerer became the go-to guy for some of the NFL’s biggest stars when it comes to a crucial piece of equipment: shoulder pads
Beyond fitness trackers: How can tech make a bigger impact on our health?
Whether you watch or play sport, research shows you're more likely to be healthier and happier—according to research by experts at Happify, sport can reduce stress and release endorphins 

Catastrophi Cervical spine injuries in contact sports *
Elastin: a possible genetic biomarker for more severe ligament injuries in elite soccer. A pilot study*

IOC Gender Equality Review Project
Breaking for Gold at the Youth Games

Performance and Excel 
As strength and conditioning or performance enhancement specialists we are always looking for different ways and means of presenting our strength cards, recovery data, conditioning sessions etc. In my opinion the strongest and easiest software that we can use is Excel. Excel has proven over and over again that its one of, if not the best means of presenting performance programming. Excel allows for an array of formulae development, data extraction and data presentation that is ideal for all in the performance industry. Here is a simple performance excel that we have used at LA Performance for the past 2 years. Let us know your thoughts and opinions

Mechanisms of traumatic shoulder injury in elite rugby players*
Movement Demands and Running Intensities of Semi-professional Rugby League Players during A 9's Tournament: A Case Study*
Professional Rugby union players have a 60% greater risk of time loss injury after concussion: a 2 season prospective study of clinical outcomes *
The relationships between rugby players tackle training attitudes and behaviour and their match tackle attitudes and behaviour*

Sport Psychology

Blurred lines: Performance enhancement, common mental disorders and referral in the U.K. athletic population*
Motivation measures in sport: A critical review and bibliometric analysis*
Psychological skills training and a mindfulness-based intervention to enhance functional athletic performance: design of a randomized controlled trial using ambulatory assessment*

Sport Science/Medicine

Differences in life expectancy between high jumpers, discus throwers, marathon and 100 meter runners *
Managing the health of the elite athlete: a new integrated performance health management and coaching model*
Understanding How Organized Youth Sport May Be Harming Individual Players within the Family Unit: A Literature Review*
How Fast Can a Human Run? - Bipedal vs. Quadrupedal Running*

Social Media and Computer Related
Snap Inc and AFL sign multi-year deal
Why Instagram is suddenly the place for sports highlights
17 colleges with esports programs
Your fans are your biggest ambassadors
What the Players'Tribune Can Teach about storytelling

*Open Source Article

Martin V Burrows Jr,
Oceania Sport Information Centre

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