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Blue Hens Team Up with Sparta Science In Elite Level Partnership

NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware athletic department joined an elite group recently when the Blue Hens inked a partnership with Sparta Science, becoming just one of 15 Division I schools, including only three at the FCS level, to acquire the technology.

In the Blue Hens’ never-ending quest to serve the student-athletes, this technology will give the sports performance team an incredible roadmap to building a performance plan to strengthening the Blue Hen student-athletes.

“Sparta Science aligned with our principles of proactive healthcare and data driven decision making to enhance our student-athlete healthcare and athletic development,” said Eric Laudano, Senior Assoc. AD for Health, Well-Being and Sport Performance. “Sparta Science provides a unique partnership for research with our physical therapy department and internships opportunities for our College of Health Science and College of Engineering students. This partnership bolsters Delaware’s Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Department’s commitment to advancing the academic mission of our institution.”

Sparta Science is an industry leading solution for reducing injuries and optimizing performance with validated scientific assessments. Sparta’s force plate software is used worldwide by the military, sports organizations across all levels, and the medical community to quickly predict, diagnose, and prescribe personalized plans that reduce any physical limitations to improve an individual’s availability.

“Sparta Science and our entire team gets closer to our goal of injury prevention in sports when we add new partners like University of Delaware. We are grateful they are including us in their tool kit of technology to support the health of their athletes,” said Phil Wagner, M.D. CEO & Founder of Sparta Science.

Read the entire press release here