The Athletic Edge Blog
Watertown, SD, March 16, 2017 — The Athletic Edge was recently awarded the gold medal from Momentum Media’s “Excellence in Innovation” awards program through Athletic Management, Training & Conditioning and Coaching Management. This award serves to honor products that are game-changers for college and high school athletic departments/teams, sports medicine professionals and coaches.
With more athletic facilities incorporating new technologies, it's no surprise to find that locker rooms are following suit--namely, through lock technologies.
Watertown, S.D., March 8, 2017 — The Athletic Edge is excited to announce its latest comprehensive solution for sideline treatment and care. The Aluma Elite Portable Workstation, with patent pending and industry-leading mobility features, offers an affordable and convenient solution for treating athletes.
“The new Aluma Elite Portable Workstation further adds to our current line of sideline products. With it’s patent-pending locking wheel mechanism and robust structure, the PW4000 becomes the latest in the Athletic Edge’s line of revolutionary sideline products,” said Jim Engels, CEO of Pivotal Health Solutions.
When opened, the durable platform measures 73” L x 24” W x 32” H and weighs only 96 lbs. With a load capacity of 750 lbs., this Aluma Elite workstation can hold even the strongest of athletes. What’s even better is this workstation sports a lockable storage cabinet with access from both sides.
Topics: portable workstation
Big data may soon change the way professional sports teams treat injuries. How? By preventing them from ever happening. Brian Kamenetzky of Fast Company explains a new trend in professional sports: technology that examines how a player moves to uncover and correct risky behaviors or imbalances that could lead to injury.
Topics: sports injury
Sports fans often hear the adage that team chemistry is what makes average teams good, and good teams great, but chemistry doesn't happen on accident. It takes a clear vision, thoughtful leadership, communication and structure. One space that can have a profound impact on a team and their chemistry is the locker room.
Topics: locker room
The humble locker. We use it, often abuse it, but it keeps on giving. Athletic and recreational facilities have improved their locker choices. By planning, designing and branding locker room facilities that both look great and are properly outfitted for ease of use and convenience, your locker room will succeed. Recreation Management’s Jessica Royer Ocken shares this practical guide on what you should consider when building or renovating your facility.
Why do student athletes choose a college? Academics make a difference for sure, but according to a recent survey, a surprising number of college recruits point to a team’s facilities as a major attractor. A custom-branded locker and training facility that speaks to the hearts and minds of these young athletes can be the deciding factor for your school or program. Writer Alicia Jessop with Forbes.com explains.
After an injury, even when an athlete's body might be ready to get back into the game, his or her mind might get in the way. According to an article by Windee M. Weiss, Ph.D., ATC, University of Northern Iowa, for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, athletic trainers can play a key role in helping athletes be successful again, both physically and mentally.
Every piece of equipment that leaves The Athletic Edge is made with top-of-the-line quality wood products by the most experienced craftsmen. No matter if it's a sideline SmartCart, a modular taping station or a locker, The Athletic Edge works tirelessly to ensure each product reflects each team and organization's brand while providing a positive impact.