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Submitted by SharonVan on 8 October 2019

October 29, 2019 - San Francisco, California

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Athlete 360: Leveraging HPCC Systems for Maximizing Player Performance

The field of sport science is still relatively young and is rapidly evolving. This state of growth is important because the more data that can be collected, the better the understanding of what an athlete does and how their body responds. Within collegiate athletics, and sports in general, there is a struggle to be able to interpret data from different streams together in a single report.

In this talk, learn how the NC State University Strength and Conditioning Coach team is addressing this challenge by using HPCC Systems for collecting and analyzing all the various data streams for creating a 360° view of an athlete’s wellbeing to ensure they are performing at their highest potential.

About the speaker:
Christopher Connelly has a Masters in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Sacred Heart University. He has been working with NC State Strength and Conditioning for over two years where he has built a platform for athlete data monitoring in python. He has formerly worked with the NC Courage professional soccer team doing GPS and data monitoring. His graduate work was primarily in biomechanics and movement analysis where he did data analysis with 3D movement testing and electromyography. He has his CSCS certification with the NSCA as well as level 1 coach with USA weightlifting. Chris took part in the HPCC Systems summer internship program working on a project for cleaning and analysis of collegiate soccer GPS data in HPCC Systems.

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