Can Performance Tech Safeguard your Payroll?
Over the last ten years, professional sport has become more and more physically demanding: The speed of the game has increased enormously, while at the same time the schedule for teams and players has become tighter and tighter.
Within the last decade, professional sports have become physically significantly more demanding: The speed of the game has increased tremendously while the density of the schedule for teams and players intensified. Especially, for European football teams playing internationally and players representing their national teams or the travelling-intense NBA. With the increasing physical demands of many professional sports, injury prevention for athletes becomes even more vital. First and foremost, for the sake of a long and healthy career of all players.
However, there is also a financial implication for the teams. For example, take Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid who had an unfortunate series of injuries in previous seasons. His annual salary amounts to approx. $25m. With 82 regular season games alone, that means every game is worth $310,000. If he misses only ten games due to injury, that would account for a loss of $3,1m. Hence, preventing avoidable injuries of professional athletes should be a top priority for every team. To this end, sports performance technology can play a big role in supporting teams.
What we learned from EXCHAINGE 2019
The 7th International Supply Chain Summit EXCHAiNGE brought us not only exciting discussions with industry experts but also an award winner with whom we have a close partnership. Our co-founder Alexander Hüttenbrink congratulates our partner and shares his takeaways.
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KINEXON at SPOBIS 2019
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KINEXON partners with Leaders Performance Institute
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