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Computers in sports

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Computers in sports

  1. 1. COMPUTERS IN SPORTS HERE ARE THE WAYS IN WHICH COMPUTERS ARE APPLIED IN SPORTS
  2. 2. COMPUTERS HAVE REVOLUTIONIZED THE SPORTS INDUSTRY IN SO MANY WAYS • Sports teams and other organizations use computers to • Track their scores • Maintain player records • Design plus test new equipment's
  3. 3. INSTANT REPLAY AND OTHER HIGH TECH AIDS TO HELP REFEREES MAKE THE RIGHT CALL IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS IN THE US(TOPENDSPORTSNETWORK).
  4. 4. MEDIA PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE WITHIN THE SPORTS WORLD EDITED CLIPS OF THE BROADCASTING OF THE GAME IS SHOWN THROUGH NEWS CASTS WHICH GIVES FANS AN OUTLET FOR SPORTS(HIGHFILL).
  5. 5. Training & Health The sports world uses computers to advance athlete training, nutrition, and health. Placement of their height, weight and other body measurements are put into a computer modeling program which helps trainers gain a competitive advantage in competition.
  6. 6. TEAM PLAYERS, COACHES, PUBLIC ALL WANT TO KNOW THE PAST PERFORMANCES SO COMPUTERS ARE USED TO RECORD STATISTICAL DATA IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
  7. 7. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY KEEPS STATISTICS WHICH HAS A BIG IMPACT WITHIN SPORTS TO KEEP STAT HEAVY SPORTS LIKE BASEBALL ON TRACK(SAWYER). Baseball statistics examples  Batting average  Slugging percentage  Strikeouts  Earned run average
  8. 8. Researchers at top universities placed sensors inside the helmets of high school and college football athletes. Collected vital data Registered results Made the games safer and improved athlete health
  9. 9. Many Players post daily activities and info. Regarding their lives which allows the fans the ability to monitor events using multiple outlets such as: Twitter Facebook Vine Instagram
  10. 10. SPORTS VIDEO GAMES GROW IN POPULARITY. Madden football franchise and FIFA soccer franchise have combined for nearly 200 million copies sold alone. The video game graphics are extremely realistic The realism is captured through improved technology and physics accuracy. Advanced sensors are attached to actual athletes which tract the athletes movement and collects data. Programmers turn the data collected by advanced computers into games that are like real world counterparts. The Realism and increased popularity of sport videogames has served as an ambassador for sports and helped them grow in popularity.
  11. 11. Storing And Watching Video Computers are used to store and watch videos in sports. Players watch other players playing styles from different angles to learn them through videos.
  12. 12. Safety is a very important aspect in professional sports today. News stories are often released about football and hockey athletes having concussions. Equipment developers used computer to develop safer equipment. Helmet company Riddell designed a new football helmet that was able to absorb the constant impact and limit damage to players. Research goes on to make more and more better equipment's(Kullar).
  13. 13. Computers in Scouting Scouts use computers to put in scouting info. Easily and speed up the process of evaluating players. For example, a technology called Pocket Hoops allows a scout to input where a player took a shot and whether he made the shot on his Pocket PC(Kullar).
  14. 14. BIO-MECHANICS Manufacturers have been able to make better equipment for athletes by via computerized simulators and prevented sport related injuries.
  15. 15. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS BIO-MECHANICAL STUDIES ALSO BREAKS DOWN MOTIONS OF ATHLETES AND SO TO IMPROVE THEIR PERFORMANCE(ADMIN).
  16. 16. Controlling Scoreboards There is a large array of computers which updates player stats, out of town scores, graphic displays, even weather forecasts in real time(Admin).
  17. 17. ONLINE FANTASY LEAGUES FOR FANS
  18. 18. Telementry Computers can provide instant info on any piece of action in games. Telemetry delivers cars engine performance, acceleration, braking and much more in motorsports.
  19. 19. VITAL DECISIONS DEVICES SUCH AS THE HAWK-EYE TECHNOLOGY WHICH TRACES THE PATH OR TRAJECTORY OF MOVING OBJECTS HELP TO ELIMINATE HUMAN ERROR IN MAKING VITAL DECISIONS(TIKEKAR).
  20. 20. COMPUTERS IN SPORTS THOSE ARE THE WAYS IN WHICH COMPUTERS ARE APPLIED IN SPORTS
  21. 21. WORK CITED Sawhigh. Computers in Sport." Computers in Sports. 1 Jan. 2013. Web. 20 Nov. 2014 Kullar, Jaskaran. "7 Ways Computer Can Help You." Use Of Computers In Sports. 1 June 2013. Web. 11 Nov. 2014. Admin. 10 Cool Ways Computers Are Used in Sports." Satellite Internet Service. 1 Jan. 2011. Web. 18 Nov. 2014. Tikekar, Tanmay. "Uses Of Computers In Sports." Buzzle. 8 Aug. 2013. Web. 22 Nov. 2014. "Technology in Sports." TopEndsports. 2 Dec. 2014. Web. 20 Nov. 2014.

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