Axon Sports cognitive training products are based on the latest neuroscience research of how athletes use their brain for playing sports.
Axon Sports Elite training labs are located world wide for professional athletes and teams. Axon labs are not only used in sports but are also utilized for research and development for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Athletes can get advanced cognitive training anywhere with the Axon Sports iPad apps for Baseball and Football.
Axon Sports and GSK Human Performances Lab Announce Strategic Partnership
PHOENIX, AZ - (December 3rd, 2013) - Axon Sports has today announced it has formed a partnership with the London-based GSK Human Performance Lab, a world-class research and training facility focused on elite athletes.
Under the agreement, Axon Sports has made available its suite of advanced cognitive training aids for use by the facility, which was opened by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in October 2013, and in related training programs.
The GSK Human Performance Lab is a global centre for excellence that is dedicated to deepening understanding of human performance across six core areas - strength, stamina, hydration, metabolism, recovery and cognition.
Axon Sports president Jason Sada said it was a huge fillip that the Company's cognition technology had been selected to underpin this work and for use in related elite-level training and support programs.
"At Axon Sports, we are focused on discovering the role of the brain in achieving superior athletic performances and developing innovative tools to train the unique cognitive tasks that are required," Mr Sada said.
"We are very proud to be partnering with the team at the GSK Human Performance Lab to understand and assist elite athletes in their complete body-brain preparation."
Associate Professor of Learning Systems Design & Technology
Southern Illinois University.
Director, Brain Imaging Center
Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Neurology
Professor of Education and Graduate Medical Sciences
Chief Science Officer, CogState
Professor, Centre for Neuroscience
University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor of Psychology Head of Centre for Sports Science & Human Performance University of Greenwich, UK
Axon Sports Elite Training systems are installed at Human Performance Labs, Training Centers and College/Professional Team Facilities throughout the United States and in the UK. These systems provide college and professional athletes advanced cognitive training tools and technology as part of a complete program for cognitive skill development. Axon Sports System Specialists work directly with the organization's coaching staff and trainers to understand and design a custom training environment specific to the facilities unique strategy and terminology. Each athlete receives a baseline assessment on core and sport-specific cognitive skills, followed by an individualized training plan designed to build on strengths and improve weaknesses. The coaching staff and performance improvement specialists receive regular reports on athlete progress.
Combining high-definition touch screen monitors with coordinated lighting and sound, Axon Sports creates an ideal cognitive training environment. Athletes can train their bodies in the weight room and on the practice field, and then train their brains using the Axon Sports systems.
When away from the team training facility, Axon Sports' cognitive training programs can go mobile with athletes using the same advanced software. What used to be a few repetitions on the practice field can now be thousands of mental reps with Axon Sports.