The Royal Institution
Although athletes can be studied under controlled conditions, this isn’t quite the same as measuring them ‘in vivo’, when competing under pressure in tournament conditions. In the third film of his Engineering Sport series, Professor Steve Haake investigates how motion capture technologies, are being used to provide accurate measurements of athletes in the field.
For more info and footnotes, view on the Ri Channel: http://richannel.org/collections/2012/engineering-sport#/the-sports-measurement-problem
View the rest of the series here: richannel.org/collections/2012/engineering-sport