System, method and markers for assessing athletic performance

Parkin, G., Spears, I. ORCID: 0000-0003-4982-2841 and Wijnbergen, M., 2018. System, method and markers for assessing athletic performance. WO2018158552.

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A system, apparatus and marker for assessing athletic performance of an athlete is provided. The system comprises an image capturer configured to capture a plurality of images of the athlete performing a test; and an image analyser configured to analyse the captured images and derive an athletic performance score for the test. The apparatus comprises an image capturer mounting portion operable to retain the image capturer; and at least one piece of sporting equipment for the performance of a test. The piece of sporting equipment is operatively coupled to the image capturer support so that it is retained at a fixed distance from the image capturer. The marker is attachable to a body part of an athlete, and comprises a reflective portion arranged to reflect infrared light.

Item Type: Patent/Published patent application
Description: Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) No.: PCT/GB2017/053899
PCT Filing date: 28.12.2017
Publication No.: WO/2018/158552
Publication Date: 07.09.2018
Creators: Parkin, G., Spears, I. and Wijnbergen, M.
Date: 2018
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Record created by: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 15 Aug 2019 08:10
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2019 08:10

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