Sensor fusion: Let's enhance the performance of performance enhancement

James Bruce Lee, Yuji Ohgi, Daniel James

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in Proceedings

Abstract

Typical in-filed technology used for human movement assessment is a single tool such as a video camera. However, there are drawbacks with this system. Understanding various human actions e.g. swimming kinematics, or the legality of a bowling action in cricket, is important for performance analysis. Inertial sensors can biomechanically capture temporal kinematics. Measuring the kinematics of human movement, allows performance analysers to monitor progression of an athlete's development. Fusing video and inertial sensor technology supplies visual feedback in conjunction with technical information. The video-sensor fusion presented here provides assessment for athletes where gross visual measures combined with fine movement monitoring possible. Therefore, a novel system can be offered which can assist athlete performance development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia Engineering
Subtitle of host publicationENGINEERING OF SPORT CONFERENCE 2012
EditorsPatrick Drane, James Sherwood
PublisherElsevier
Pages795-800
Number of pages6
Volume34
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventConference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2012 9th) - Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Duration: 9 Jul 201213 Jul 2012
Conference number: 2012 (9th)

Conference

ConferenceConference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2012 9th)
Abbreviated titleISEA
CountryUnited States
CityMassachusetts
Period9/07/1213/07/12

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