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Wharton Moneyball: Wearable Tech, NFL Play Analytics, & Athlete Training

Ep. 161

Show from 7/31/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball, as the baseball season gets down to the wire hosts Eric Bradlow and Adi Wyner discuss what teams they think will make it to the 2019 World Series. Then, how can you measure an athletes recovery rate and what external factors impact performance? Our hosts talk to the CEO of WHOOP about their next generation wearable technology. Plus an in depth look at NFL play analytics. You'll find out how to measure the opposing teams offensive tactics and enhance a player's on field experience.


Guests:

Will Ahmed - Founder and CEO of WHOOP, which has developed next generation wearable technology for optimizing human performance. WHOOP works with professional athletes across every sports league, college athletes across every conference, Olympians and the U.S. military. WHOOP is also the official recovery wearable of the NFL Players Association. 

Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @willahmed

Check out WHOOP: https://www.whoop.com/


Paul Posluszny - Former Pro Bowl linebacker who played 11 seasons in the NFL. He played college football for Penn State University, where earned consensus All-American honors twice, and was chosen by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He was also a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars for seven seasons before retiring as the franchises all time tackles leader in 2018.