Dec 19, 2016Under the Lights
A few years ago, Geoff Clark, ATC, PES, CES, CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer for the Portland Trail Blazers, decided to brighten the team’s game day routine. As a result, along with the standard fare you’d expect with a professional basketball team, the Blazers now use “happy lights” at home and on the road.
Installed in the team’s home locker room and brought along when traveling, the lights are comprised of four panels. When placed in the middle of the locker room, the lights can fill the whole space with a bright, cool hue.
“At first, I used to come in,” Damian Lillard, Blazers All-Star, told Sports Illustrated, wincing for effect. “And be like, ‘Man, it’s bright in here!’
Although the lights take some getting used to