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Monitoring Rookie Energy Levels throughout the NFL Season

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Background: During the season this rookie has consistently maintained a high level of muscle energy readiness (as per the chart below). However post training on a particular Friday, he has scored an overall muscle energy value of 53 (teal colored) which is in the average range, while his RF muscles have recorded fuel level have … Continued

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NFL Player Tracking Through the Season

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Background: This NFL offensive lineman was first scanned during physical assessments June 2016. The MuscleSound system alerted that he had low values and a low overall fuel rating compared to his peer group within MuscleSound database. These lower ratings continued throughout training camp and pre-season games. MuscleSound Analysis: However leading up to the start of the … Continued

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MuscleSound Assessments Are Here

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MuscleSound is excited to announce our new assessments – focused evaluations guided by our users’ wants and needs. Our technology offers two main sources for our measurements: Muscle Fuel and Body Composition. However, we now have the mechanisms to properly use these measurements through our assessments. We can help the end user know exactly what … Continued

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MuscleSound in the MLB – Depletion and Recovery

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MuscleSound worked with an MLB player over the course of two games to review his muscle depletion and recovery. Background: The player was tired from both an extra-innings game the previous night and travel. MuscleSound Intervention: As this analysis was close to game start we advise extra calories pre-game (shake), in-game snacks and also stress … Continued

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MuscleSound and Track Cycling – Understanding Muscle Energy Status (MES)

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Understanding Muscle Energy Status (MES) MES: A combined value made up of Estimated Fuel Level and Muscle Fuel Rating. A fully fueled and well-rated muscle is at a high (green) Muscle Energy Status, and is then at optimal readiness for performance. The above MES reading of red 38 highlights depleted muscles. The above trend chart features … Continued

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When To Measure Muscle Fuel

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MuscleSound assesses ‘Muscle Energy Status’ (MES) – a source of muscle energy production that is composed of muscle glycogen and associated muscle fluid. Research has shown that there are best practices and guidelines as to WHEN to measure Muscle Fuel to get the best, most accurate results. Optimal Times to use MuscleSound MuscleSound can be … Continued

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MuscleSound In The MLB – Rehab and Interventions After Knee Surgery

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An MLB team began using MuscleSound® to evaluate and monitor their players’ Muscle Fuel levels. The following outlines how the training staff has incorporated MuscleSound into their everyday routine in order to improve performance and ensure healthy return-to-play strategies including after knee surgery. Background: During the 2013 season, this player showed a downward slide of Muscle Fuel. The low … Continued

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MuscleSound in the MLB – Effects of Travel

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Background: This MLB player started using MuscleSound in 2016. The use in this case was particularly tracking fuel levels during bouts of travel. Each red ‘alert’ status coincides with fatigue and stresses due to a quick turn-around in games (night to day) or late night travel. MuscleSound Intervention: MuscleSound notified the medical/performance staff of this … Continued

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MuscleSound in the NBA – Monitoring Return To Play

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This NBA basketball team began working with MuscleSound® technology in 2014. They specifically were interested in optimizing performance and reducing injury recovery time so players could return to play quicker. The team spent 62% less on salaries paid to injured players than the average NBA team in the 2013-2014 season. MuscleSound® has helped guide the … Continued

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MuscleSound In The NFL – Optimal Performance

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This NFL football team began working with MuscleSound® technology in 2014. They specifically were interested in understanding optimal performance strategies and shortening injury recovery time. The team spent 61% less on salaries paid to injured players due to soft tissue injuries than the average NFL team in the same year. MuscleSound® has helped guide the … Continued

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