The Latest in Injury Prevention Technology for Athletes

The Latest in Injury Prevention Technology for AthletesHere’s a fascinating article from Sports Illustrated on the new technologies used to assess weaknesses and improve injury prevention in elite athletes. First of all, sign me up (with a massive discount)! I love discovering and improving upon my own weaknesses, though there’s no way I can afford the $5,000 a week price tag. Second, these technologies offer another example of the ethical dilemmas of the growing information age. With so much data available, who should have access to it and who should not? Does information about an athlete’s weaknesses belong to the athlete, the team who pays for his/her screening and training, or should it be made available to the rest of the league?

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