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www.sportseventsmagazine.com August 2015 13 Tech Tools Below are tech tools recently introduced to the world of sports. Know of a cool tool or gadget? E-mail us at info@sportseventsmagazine.com. For Improved Performance GU Energy's Nutrition Matrix is a holistic system designed to help athletes hydrate, energize and recover. Designed by athletes for athletes, the gels, powders, drinks and capsules come in a variety of fla- vors and sizes for every type of athlete and offer long-lasting energy, muscle-rebuilding fuel and protection. GU Energy also offers an elite tier of products, the Roctane line of gels, electrolyte capsules, energy drink powders and recovery drink pow- ders that were created for demanding training and competition. n ‰ GU Energy's Nutrition Matrix ‰ USA Hockey's Mobile Coach AlterG has developed the Anti-Gravity Treadmill. The Anti-Gravity Treadmill technology was first intro- duced for NASA and is the first device that patented differential air pressure technology. The treadmill reduces gravity's impact, rehabili- tates lower extremity injuries with less pain and impact, improves mobility and strength for those with neurological conditions, and pro- vides a safe way to lose weight. Athletes can train without pain and reduce the stress to joints and mus- cles, as well as recover better from competition with less pain. Thanks to its new technology, the Anti- Gravity Treadmill took home the top prize at this year's Sports Technology Awards in London. n ‰ AlterG's Anti-Gravity Treadmill More information: www.alterg.com More information: www.guenergy.com t SPORTS Talk the upcoming UK basketball season. The press box on the e ast side upper arena to match the one on the west side will be installed following the 2015-16 UK season. Dayton Regional Rowing Named USOC Partner DAYTON, Ohio—Five Rivers MetroParks has entered into an agreement with the United States Olympic Committee and USRowing to designate newly formed Dayton Regional Rowing as a Community Olympic Development Program (CODP). Dayton R egional Rowing is a partner- ship between Five Rivers MetroParks, the Dayton Boat Club and the Greater Dayton Rowing Association. Dayton Regional Rowing is the only USOC and USRowing-sanctioned CODP for rowing in the nation and one of only 12 CODPs in the nation. "This local and national col- laboration is another example of how collective efforts can make great things happen in communities," said Becky B enná, Five Rivers MetroParks executive director. "The CODP designation elevates the sport of rowing in the region and across the country as the nation's first CODP for the sport of rowing." "This designation also com- plements the Dayton region's status as the outdoor adventure capital of the Midwest and offers Five Rivers MetroParks and its rowing partners addi- tional opportunities to serve the community by connecting people to nature, our rivers and p romoting healthy lifestyles," she added. "The USOC is delighted to announce our new partnership with Five Rivers MetroParks," said Alicia McConnell, USOC director of training sites and community partnerships. "The Dayton, Ohio, community continues to show their com- mitment to supporting active lifestyles for their citizens, which is in line with the values of the USOC." n Thanks to USA Hockey's Mobile Coach, the organization's materials can be with coaches wherever they go. Specifically for coaches, the app features practice plans, skills manuals, videos and more— all at the touch of a button. The app is available on the App Store and Google Play. n More information: www.usahockey.com

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