March 2008 Marketplace
ImPACT Test is a computer-based testing program specifically designed for the management of sports-related concussions. (954) 693-8887.
FieldTurf Tarkett is an in-filled artificial grass system. Recognized for its patented products and installation technologies, FieldTurf is installed in more than 1,500 high-profile stadiums, universities, schools, and parks worldwide. (800) 724-2969.
Cardiac Science provides a full spectrum of cardiology products and services that help protect hearts, including patented defibrillators such as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) that provide assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest for both medical and public markets. (800) 426-0337.
Daktronics designs and manufactures electronic scoreboards, programmable display systems, and large screen video displays using light emitting diode (LED) technology. Other product lines include Sportsound integrated sound systems for sports facilities and Vortek hoists and rigging systems for theaters and other entertainment and sports facilities. (800) 325-8766.
FITNESSGRAM was developed by The Cooper Institute in an effort to provide physical education teachers with a tool that would facilitate communicating fitness testing results to students and parents. The assessment measures aerobic capacity; body composition; and muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. (800) 747-4457.
Tri Fit provides a broad range of fitness, health, and wellness services for companies and organizations. It customizes each program by analyzing client resources, employee needs, organizational interests, and corporate culture.
National Association for Sport and Physical Education offers Program Improvement in Physical Education (PIPEline) workshops, which provide comprehensive, in-service training for PreK–12 physical education teachers that align with the national standards. Full- and half-day workshops are available for curriculum development, instructional practices, early childhood, assessment strategies, and integrating technology in physical education. (800) 213-7193, x 411.
The New Lifestyles SW-200 Digi-Walker Pedometer tracks the number of steps you take each day.
Bonnie’s Fitware Inc.’s website offers physical education software, instructional materials, online courses, and devices such as pedometers, heart rate monitors, and other technology.