Global positioning system and sport-specific testing.

  title={Global positioning system and sport-specific testing.},
  author={Peter Larsson},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={33 15},
Most physiological testing of athletes is performed in well-controlled situations in the laboratory. Multiple factors that are hard to control for have limited the use of sport-specific field testing. Recently, the technique of the differential global positioning system (dGPS) has been put forward as a way to monitor the position and speed of an athlete during outdoor activities with acceptable precision, thus controlling the two most important factors of performance in endurance athletics, i.e… CONTINUE READING