On the use of inertial sensors in educational engagement activities

Hugo G Espinosa, James Bruce Lee, Justin Keogh, Josie Grigg, Daniel James

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    Abstract

    Wearable sensors have been successfully used for a few decades in different sporting applications and its use has been constrained mostly to research projects. However, its positive impact has been recently adding other directions towards education, commercial and servicing. The establishment of Sports Engineering as a discipline is playing an important role in Australian universities where relevant material and emerging technologies are required to be taught and in certain circumstances developed. Some of these technologies include the adoption of inertial sensors (accelerometers and gyroscopes). This paper shares the impact of inertial sensors in building engagement in different educational activities at secondary level, with the purpose of engaging them into Sports Engineering disciplines, and at tertiary level through teaching undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia Engineering
    Subtitle of host publicationThe Impact of Technology on Sport VI' 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology, APCST2015
    EditorsA. Subic, F.K. Fuss, F. Alam, T.Y. Pang, M. Takla
    Place of PublicationBarcelona, Spain
    PublisherElsevier
    Pages262-266
    Number of pages5
    Volume112
    ISBN (Electronic)9781510812291
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventAsia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology (APCST 2015 7th) - Barcelona; Spain, Barcelona, Spain
    Duration: 23 Sep 201525 Sep 2015
    Conference number: 2015 (7th)

    Conference

    ConferenceAsia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology (APCST 2015 7th)
    Abbreviated titleAPCST
    CountrySpain
    CityBarcelona
    Period23/09/1525/09/15

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