Performance Innovation Tournament
The Performance Innovation Tournament is designed to encourage Pitt researchers across multiple disciplines to collaborate with the Athletics Department to help solve common issues facing athletes, their coaches and trainers in such a way that will allow for effective training, reduced risk of injury, increased physical and mental strength, and improved human performance. Two awards, of $80,000 and $70,000 will be made.
Innovations can include:
- Wearables, training equipment and devices
- Health and wellness monitors
- Data analytics tools, interpretation and visualization
- Genomics, metabolomics and diagnostic testing