VOORHEES, N.J., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- VivoMetrics(R) Inc. and the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League today announced that the Flyers have incorporated the VivoChampionTrainer System into the team's training regimen for the 2007-2008 season. The team highlighted its use of the VivoChampionTrainer as pre-season Training Camp kicked off today at the Skate Zone.
"The Flyers will be utilizing the VivoChampionTrainer to optimize their players' fitness by customizing to each individual," said Alex Derchak, Chief Scientific Officer of VivoMetrics. "No two athletes are alike, and this innovative new tool will help the Flyers assess each player's fitness needs by giving them real-time, on-ice feedback that they could not otherwise obtain."
McCrossin and the team's coaching staff will use the VivoChampionTrainer to test the players' anaerobic and aerobic fitness throughout the season, using the information they gather to tailor exercise regimens and navigate the fine line between improved performance and overtraining.
"Our goal, as always, is to bring the Stanley Cup to Philadelphia," said Jim McCrossin, Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Flyers. "In utilizing the VivoChampionTrainer, it will not necessarily teach the players how to play better hockey, but it will certainly help to make them stronger and better conditioned athletes, which translates into improved performance.
"We believe that, come playoff time, our fitness level will be tremendous," added McCrossin.
The VivoChampionTrainer with LifeShirt(R) Technology is a revolutionary lightweight, compact, and non-invasive physiologic monitoring system specifically designed to monitor athletic performance during training and competition. It provides trainers and athletes with a competitive edge to increase training effectiveness, avoid overtraining and obtain an optimal state of physical competitiveness.
Built upon VivoMetrics' original Li
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