Body Analytics in the NBA

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San Antonio Spurs superstar Kawhi Leonard utilizes “Body Analytics” in his training regimen to maximize the effectiveness of his work.  Check out how mathematics and science are being used to help his training here:


Read the article linked above.  Answer the following questions in a couple of paragraphs:

What physical attributes does Leonard have that make him different than even other superstar NBA athletes? What kind of work did the company P3 do with Leonard to help him with his movement(s)?  Why does Leonard get compared to a character from the movie Avatar?

Now, imagine something that would be worth measuring for a sport other than basketball (perhaps a sport that you play).  What type of movements would be worth measuring in that sport?  How might athletes be able to improve that type of movement by examining data?

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