Wearable Technology And IoT: Improving Player Performance (Wearable Europe 2018)

Tom Allen, Lead Sports Scientist
Arsenal FC
United Kingdom

Presentation Summary

A presentation on how technology is currently used at Arsenal FC to assist in improving player performance. The talk will touch upon the thoughts on the future for technology and the requirements new technology platforms need to consider.

Speaker Biography (Tom Allen)

Tom currently works as Lead Sport Scientist at Arsenal Football Club. He has held this role since July 2017 and was previously at Aston Villa Football Club for 6 years. As well as holding a BSc and an MSc in Sport Science, Tom has done extensive work on the relationship between training loads, performance and injury occurrences.

Company Profile (Arsenal FC)

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