‘Energy Balance’ test takes the field with University of Wisconsin football team

‘Energy Balance’ test takes the field with University of Wisconsin football team

Isomark News
A video produced by the UW-Madison Athletic Department has highlighted the football team’s continuing trial of “Energy Balance,” a test that may lead to better ways to optimize athletes’ training. The video describes how ‘Energy Balance’ is being used to monitor individualized performance by about 30 members of the football team. According to researchers at Madison-based Isomark LLC, the technology can provide immediate feedback for weight gain or loss as well as other health-related uses by measuring the carbon in exhaled breath. “From a performance team standpoint, this information is vital, because ultimately we want to put (players) in a position to succeed on and off the field,” said Jamil Walker, the Wisconsin football team’s assistant strength and condition coach. “We can look at what their body is using for energy…
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