The Use of an Optical Measurement System to Monitor Sports Performance

@inproceedings{Magrum2018TheUO,
  title={The Use of an Optical Measurement System to Monitor Sports Performance},
  author={Eric D. Magrum and John P Wagle and Brad H. DeWeese and Kimitake Sato and Michael H. Stone},
  booktitle={Sports},
  year={2018}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare ground contact time between an optical measurement system and a force platform. Participants in this study included six collegiate level athletes who performed drop jumps and sprint strike steps for a total of 15 repetitions each. Ground contact data was simultaneously collected from an optical measurement system and a force platform, at a sampling frequency of 1000 Hz. Data was then analyzed with Pearson's correlation and paired sample t-tests. The… CONTINUE READING
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