The Impact of Technology in Sport 2

The Impact of Technology in Sport
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The Impact of Technology in Sport

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Learning Objectives
At the end of the lesson you should be able to explain, understand, discuss, recognize  and be aware of:

  • How technology like video analysis and GPS can inform and improve athletic performance. 
  • How data from technology must be objective, valid, and reliable. 
  • How technology aids in measuring health and fitness levels, such as using a metabolic cart for calorimetry. 
  • The value of sports analytics in improving fitness, technique, preventing injury, and identifying talent. 
  • The role of adapted technology in increasing access to sports for people with disabilities and the elderly. 
  • How artificial multi-use surfaces have improved access to sports post-London 2012 Olympics. At the end of the lesson you should be able to debate the positives and negatives of technology in sports.

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What do you already know about the impact of technology in sports?

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The financial implications of technology in sports and its impact on equality
Technological advancements can create disparities due to high costs, as seen with Team Sky's cycling success linked to substantial investment and sponsorship.

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The role of coaches in utilizing technology for performance analysis
Coaches benefit from technology like video analysis tools, which can enhance training but also pose risks such as data hacking.

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The effects of technology on the audience and spectator experience
Technology enriches the viewing experience through better access to information and officiating aids like Hawkeye, although it can disrupt the flow of the game and may reduce respect for officials.

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The influence of broadcasting technology on sports viewership
Broadcasting technology has transformed viewership with high-definition images, choice of camera angles, and expert analysis, yet it may not replicate the live atmosphere and fan interaction.

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The comprehensive impact of technology on various aspects of sport including performance, officiating, and fan engagement
Technology in sports serves to collect data to improve performance, ensure accurate officiating, and provide a more engaging spectator experience, while also presenting challenges such as cost and potential over-reliance.

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Definition List
Sponsorship: Financial support provided by a sponsor to fund a team or individual in sports.

Sports Analytics: The use of data and analysis to evaluate and improve player performance and strategies. 

Video Analysis: A technique used to analyze movements and tactics in sports through recorded footage. 

GPS: Global Positioning System technology used to track and analyze movement and performance in sports. 

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Definition List
Metabolic Cart: A device used to measure an individual's metabolic rate through respiratory gas analysis. 

Calorimetry: The process of measuring the amount of heat released or absorbed during a physical change or chemical reaction, often used to determine energy expenditure in sports. 

Hawkeye: A computer system used in various sports to visually track the trajectory of the ball and display a record of its statistically most likely path as a moving image.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 11 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 12 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 13 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.