Our good friend Rick Swanson, whom we refer to as the “Fans’ Commish,” is always looking for cutting-edge products and services to help players optimize their performance. He mentions MAT (Mindful Athlete Training), the world’s first mental skill metric called bioQTM invented by Dr. Lee Picariello, a clinical sport psychologist. A statement on his website reads: “BioQ™ functions as a training baseline as well as a marker of mind-body efficiency — it’s the intangible factor that now has a metric. This is the first measure of a professional athlete’s ability to get in ‘the zone’ and assess how long they can stay there. bioQ™ is comprised of four circuits: an athlete’s ability to BE CALM, GET FOCUSED, STAY ENGAGED, and ACHIEVE INTEGRATION.” It’s an interesting concept as teams continue to find new ways to make their players perform their best.
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