The Data Science Behind Elite Athletic Performance
Dr. Matt Provencher - Founder and President of Proven Performance Technology
Sports medicine meets data science in this fascinating episode of The TechEd Podcast!
Dr. Matt Provencher is a sports medicine analyst and the founder of Proven Performance Technology. You've probably seen his Injury Analysis on FOX Sports, where he uses cutting-edge data science to analyze NFL injuries and predict how those will impact the rest of the game.
With a storied background with the U.S. Navy SEALs, New England Patriots and other professional sports organizations, and now with his team of "Predictors" at Proven Performance Technology, Dr. Provencher has taken our understanding of elite athletic performance to a whole new level.
Inside this episode:
- How an electrical engineering major turned into a data-driven career in sports medicine
- Developing the Special Forces Tactical Athlete Program (TAP) for the Navy SEALs
- Speaking the language of coaching - and how to leverage this tactic in your own career
- Applying data science to sports medicine with the Patriots and across the NFL
- How injury data impacts the world of sports - from equipment, to rules, to fantasy leagues and betting, to choosing which players to draft and trade
- How data science in sports can be translated to manufacturing and industrial sectors
To learn more about Dr. Provencher's work, visit: https://www.thepredictors.com/
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