MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Athletes rely on technology in many ways. Whether it's a radar gun to record pitching speeds or a GPS watch to track long runs. Now – there's another way athletes and professional teams like the Miami Heat are using technology -- to enhance athlete performance and work on rehab assignments.
It's revolutionary and right at your finger tips. Spark Motion is the latest sport performance technology available to athletes.
"It's basically is a motion analysis software that's portable and easy to use. We're professionals in the field – not computer guys and we work with athletes every single day and we understand the constraints of the practitioners in the environment. So we designed something that was simple and as nimble as we were in the field."
The iPad technology allows professionals to slow down movement and demonstrate ways to improve performance in the field.
"We have seen athletes be able to improve their technique and perform They're able to go home and practice proper technique – only perfect practice makes perfect – so it's important they truly understand the details of movement and make sure they do it properly."
"Athletes Performance – our main goal is to have an athlete centric approach. Everything we do is a service related to trying to maximize that athlete's performance while they're here so they can get as good as possible, see the improvements they need and achieve their goals."
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