When athletes train their brains

When athletes train their brains

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The market for devices to improve the cognitive abilities of athletes is expanding. Switzerland is full of innovations in the field.

“Domestically” reflexes, make decisions faster, better focus and manage stress … More and more technologies are designed for athletes to train their cognitive skills.¬†Several were in the spotlight in Ticino, at the end of January, during the event devoted to technologies applied to sports, Sportech.

Some of these techniques work with virtual reality. Like the Neurofy software developed by the Bernese company Neuro Power Train. “Traditionally, cognitive and physical training is done simultaneously. Our solution offers the possibility of dissociating them, says its founder, Jean-Philippe Jelmi. The athlete can train for rest, traveling or rehabilitation. “


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