This article was updated on January 24, 2013.

Athletic apps are being developed in handfuls. These applications can be for an athlete looking to enhance their performance or an avid fan wanting the latest news in the sports world. Whatever you want, there’s app for that!

The following athletic apps are focused on getting you the news you want. These mobile applications are updated instantly so fans never miss a beat from their favorite team.

  • ESPN ScoreCenter Sports app ESPN ScoreCenter: Free

Never miss another goal, pitch, basket, or touchdown! If you follow NFL or the Premiere League, MLB, or MMA, ScoreCenter offers the most comprehensive global sports coverage available on your iPhone or iPod Touch.





  • Sports Scores and Alerts  Sports Scores & Alerts: Free

Get real-time alerts for MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, and NCAA football and basketball games with this app. Get notified when there's a no-hitter being pitched, any time there's a lead or score change for your favorite team, or any of more than two dozen other events. Configure up to 10 alerts for free; unlimited alerts costs $0.99.




The other category for athletic applications focuses on mobile apps that will help you enhance your performance and track your progress for rehabilitation or conditioning purposes.

  • Kinesio Capture Motion Analysis Software Kinesio Capture: $9.99 (iPhone Lite version) $249.99 (iPad)

This app is professional motion analysis software for anyone interested in assessing human movement. With cutting edge technology, it is designed to help Coaches, Trainers, and Physical Therapists give instant visual feedback.





  • 5k Runner 5K Runner: $2.99

A get in shape app! It guides you through an 8 week program, 3 times a week, where you alternate walks and runs in each workout. An audio coach tells you when to change pace.





There are many more athletic apps that can be found on iTunes. They have beneficial apps that are free and paid. The ones listed in this write up just scratch the surface, so get searching for apps that delight your athletic enthusiasm.

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