STRIVE Research Results & Case Studies

 
 

Return-to-Play

There are an average of 176 hamstring injuries each season in the NFL. Once a player sustains an injury, they are more prone to re injuring the same muscle. Players with hamstring injuries miss an average of 13 days depending on the severity…

 
 
 

Return-to-Play – Internal vs External Load

In order to understand the efficiency of starting players, one team collected baseline measurements of external load and internal load (a measurement of muscle output) at the start of the season. After a few weeks, one player suffered a quadricep injury and needed to recover…

 
 

Intensity of Game vs Practice

How can coaches structure their weekly practices to better prepare for a game? One team wanted to replicate drills that produced similar game-time intensity that would allow them to structure their practices to optimize performance…

 
 

Association between Fatigue and Game Performance

 

Tracking metrics like speed, distance and accelerations can reveal patterns in practices and games that allow coaching staff to make adjustments. One team wanted to understand the amount of effort players exerted throughout a week leading up to a game…

 

validation of strive tech sense3 muscle monitoring

In partnership with the Human Performance Research Lab at California State Polytechnic Institute, Strive validated the muscle (sEMG) functionality of the Sense3 product. Overall, the correlation between the medical grade device and Strive is 0.91, indicating a very high correlation. Standard deviation of correlations is 0.046…