Monday, November 21, 2011

Heart rate and fitness monitoring in soccer preparation

Saturday's NY Times had an interesting article about the U Conn soccer team's approach to fitness using athlete heart rates to make the season's workouts as efficient as possible. (The article has a screenshot of a readout, but it won't reproduce well here, so click through to see it.) The focus on individual athlete data means that coaches can see who needs to rest or recover, as well as who could be working harder.

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