Technology in sport, measuring an athletes performance
A lecture and small demo at front of the lecture theatre. Both these activities will demonstrate how technology is used in sport in maximise performance. Examples cover our work in elite sport, relationships with governing bodies such as FIFA and our development of sports equipment. We will demonstrate how a range of advanced techniques automated motion capture, force plates and high speed video) are used to capture an athlete’s movement, with an opportunity for the student’s to take part in this activity.
This session is suitable for Y8 and Y9 students
Age Group - Y8, Y9