When the NBA and its players come together to discuss health care and training, it will make us stronger
Sporting goods retailer Academy Sports Goods announced Wednesday that it is joining forces with the NBA to bring the league’s new NBA Health Initiative to market, with the goal of making health care accessible for all.
The initiative, which is scheduled to launch later this month, will allow players and teams to share data and information about health conditions and the most common ailments in their communities.
“We are committed to making sure everyone has access to the information they need to take care of themselves and their families,” said Mark Bortolotti, the executive director of Academy Sports and Entertainment, in a statement.
“We want to be an industry leader in providing health care access to every player and team member.”
A few months ago, the NBA introduced its first-ever partnership with the National Association of Boards of Health, an organization dedicated to providing health-related information to players, coaches and trainers.
The partnership is meant to provide a safe environment for the players to discuss their health and get feedback on the work they are doing to stay healthy.
The league’s effort with the NABH is aimed at helping players get to know their teammates better, and it aims to be the first of its kind in the NBA, with a similar model for the other six major professional sports leagues.
The league is also collaborating with the nonprofit National Institute of Health (NHI), which has partnered with the league on this initiative.
The NHI’s director of health services, Dr. Thomas M. Fosnich, says the partnership with Academy Sports is an important step toward the goal that the NBA is pursuing: to improve the health of all its players and to help all players to be healthier.
“Our goal is to provide access to health information that is useful for all players,” Fosanich told FoxNews.com.
“It’s not about just getting the most information.
It’s about providing players with the information that helps them better understand the challenges they face and help them make better health decisions.”
To that end, the league has announced that it will be rolling out the NBA Health and Wellness Initiative to players in the U.S. and Canada on the NBA’s website, the official NBA website.
The partnership is aimed to be a comprehensive health-focused experience for all teams and players.
According to Academy Sports, the initiative will include “access to comprehensive training, health education and health screenings,” and a list of key resources for players and their trainers.
“In order to have an NBA Health Experience, we are working closely with the teams, players and staff to help them understand their players’ health and the ways in which they can best optimize their health,” Foshanich said.
“Our players and team members will also be able to receive guidance from our professional wellness team and access the latest research and data to help understand their individual health conditions.”
The NBA also announced Wednesday it is working with the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) to provide information and resources on bicycling safety.
The two organizations have been working together on bicycle safety since 2014, with more than 1,500 bike riders participating in the first year of the program.
In the partnership announced Wednesday, the two organizations will be working together to provide health and safety information and education to bicyclists on how to safely ride bicycles.
The NBA has also announced that the league will begin distributing its new NBA Basketball Health app to players.
It will also launch a partnership with ESPN, and the NBA will be hosting its first NBA pre-season training camp at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The announcement comes as the NBA continues to look to add health and wellness initiatives to its platform.
Last week, the League announced it will launch a new health and wellbeing initiative for all the teams participating in its regular season.
In addition to the NBA health initiative, the new initiative will provide information on how players and coaches can better understand their own health, as well as how the league can help them achieve their goal of being healthier.