Buffalo Sabres on hyödyntänyt Firstbeat SPORTS ohjelmistoa kaudesta 2009 lähtien. Ohessa lyhyt haastattelu jokkuueen fysiikkavalmentajalta Doug McKenneyltä yhteistyöstä:
Why do you use Firstbeat Sports Heart Rate Monitoring and Reporting Software with the Buffalo Sabres hockey team?
First beat is an integral part of our overall dissection of each of our players on and off-ice work. We use it to determine frequency, intensity, time and type of workouts which will produce optimal performance. The feedback during and following workouts allows us to educate our coaches and players in many areas. The exciting part about this company and software is that it is still growing and providing us with more as we go forward.
What specific feature or data point is most useful to you as a Strength and Conditioning coach and why?
We use this software on a daily basis, so we have been able to utilize almost every aspect of data in one way or another. Probably the most important feature is bout/shift recovery responses from the HR curve and the TE to gauge overreaching or deconditioning of the athlete.
Other comments or ideas about Firstbeat Sports?
This group has been excellent to work with, they are willing to problem solve with us and answer any questions we may have. We are very pleased with how this has moved us closer to where we want to be in terms of training our athletes.
KUVA: Buffalo Sabres on kytkenyt Firstbeat SPORTSin reaaliaika monitorin areenan HD video ruudulle, jolloin valmentajat ja pelaajat voivat nähdä sykereaktiot harjoittelun aikana helposti.
Thanks for your help we value the input from our elite coaches and consider your input critical to our success!
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Buffalo Sabres (NHL)