Dallas, TX – Howard University is located in historic Washington, DC, on a beautiful 250+ acre campus. But don’t mistake their historical campus setting as old school, as the new 5-year partnership with Vivature will now bring leading-edge technology to their Athletics Training department. Howard University’s Athletic Department proudly boast of 19-renowned collegiate athletic Bison sports teams, as well as an impressively renown “Showtime” Marching Band. Their Football team competes in the NCAA’s Division l Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and the Bison and Lady Bison are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) for most sports,

“We are excited to embark on this new venture with our partners at Vivature. I see this as an opportunity to enhance the care that we offer student-athletes, while simultaneously improving operations in the Sports Performance Department. We look forward to developing a departmental model that provides student-athletes with access to the best care in athletic medicine.” Daniel Bellamy, MS, ATC, PES Head Football Athletic Trainer & Director of Sports Performance, Howard University Bison Athletics

“To be able to partner with Howard University is a significant honor. We are elated to welcome such a prestigious school as part of the growing number of Universities that are using our cutting-edge technology in their Athletic Training rooms. It shows their sincere dedication to their student-athletes well-being as well as their desire to stay in compliance and be operated in a manner that is consistent with the letter and the spirit of all NCAA, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and University rules and regulations. That being said, the monies collected and reinvested back into their training rooms is a huge added plus to their University and what it offers.” –Muzzy Bass, CEO Vivature

Vivature, based in Dallas, TX, has over 400 collegiate partners (220+ actively billing) using a variety of services and has recently been named a Top 25 emerging Sports Technology Firm in sports. Using a 20 million-dollar enterprise-level single database, Vivature’s clients use their NExTT 360 software to record injuries and treatments being conducted on student-athletes, as well as record and track their activities in Nutrition, Counseling, Academic Counseling and Strength & Conditioning. NExTT 360 is the first software in America that integrates in entire student-athlete cycle into one. Having a tool like NExTT 360 allows the University to protect themselves from liability and in adherence with all laws and regulations without any change to their current processes, or adding headcount or new expenses.

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