AI for Athlete Optimization with Sinead Flahive

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In this episode of our AI in Sports series, I’m joined by Sinead Flahive, data scientist at Dublin, Ireland based Kitman Labs.

Sinead joined me to discuss Kitman’s Athlete Optimization System, which allows sports trainers and coaches to collect and analyze data for player performance optimization and injury reduction. In our conversation, we take a look at the different ways this data is collected and analyzed, and the various modeling techniques Sinead and her team use to create player insights for coaches and trainers. Sinead also shares her view of the data-driven sports landscape and how it’s evolving. Enjoy!


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