Injury risk detection and recommendation platform to support LFC’s men’s, women’s and under-23 teams – with a mission to keep athletes in peak condition
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Area7AI-powered human performance platform expands service to Liverpool Football Club (“Liverpool FC”), one of the leading professional football clubs in the English Premier League, for a further two-year term and will cover the men’s, women’s and under-23 teams.
Liverpool FC have been using Zone7 technology since the start of the 2021/2022 season. The platform analyzes comprehensive player information, including game and training data, as well as biometrics, strength, sleep and stress levels to create injury risk signals and prevention methods. practical interventions that aim to improve athlete performance while reducing injury incident rates.
“Zone7 has been a helpful resource over the past nine months, supporting our internal load monitoring systems to help optimize the level of care that the fitness and medical team provides each player on a daily basis,” said Conall MurtaghLiverpool FC first team physical trainer.
“The platform’s innovative features, backed by artificial intelligence, have the ability to leverage all forms of athlete performance data. This is a very exciting development for the future player load management of elite football. We look forward to the service expanding to cover our women and under 23 teams.”
Tal Brownco-founder and CEO of Zone7, added: “We are delighted and honored to continue our work alongside Liverpool FC’s world-class fitness, medical and data operators. The Club has been a true pioneer in the adoption of data science in several functions.”
Liverpool FC is one of england most successful clubs, both currently and historically. In recent years, the men’s first team have won the EFL Carabao Cup (2022), their first Premier League title (2020), the FIFA Club World Cup (2019), as well as their sixth Cup. of Europe (2019). For several reasons, the men’s first team has seen a decrease in non-contact injuries compared to previous seasons.
Zone7 has helped other top football (soccer) teams reduce injury incidence rates by up to 50%. Over the past 12 months, the company has also onboarded new users in La Liga, the National Football League (NFL), and the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Zone7 is a proprietary artificial intelligence platform committed to helping sports organizations reduce athlete injury risk and keep players on the field. By analyzing disparate data sets, the technology detects patterns, uncovers insights, and makes proactive training recommendations that optimize athlete performance and injury prevention. Founded in 2017 by CEO Tal Brown and CTO Eyal Eliakim, Zone7 has recorded over 200 million hours of sports action and is used by professional teams in the EPL, MLS, NFL, La Liga, Serie A and professional rugby. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Californiawith offices at Tel Aviv and London. For more information, please visit Zone7.aior follow Zone7 on Twitter and LinkedIn.