Tag: Data

Gait analysis for runners

Before buying any new pair of running shoes, it is recommended you have a gait analysis to determine what type of shoes are the best for you and your style. A gait analysis will look at how your feet perform during an exercise and assesses if you pronate and how your foot strikes the ground.…
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mymo™ is personal and less intrusive

Buying a new pair of running shoes should be exciting but walk into any specialist running store and you’ll immediately be dazzled with lots of choice of manufacturers, models, colours, prices not to mention the different types of shoes and of course, whether or not they are male or female! If you are a first-time…
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Understanding your running data

Let’s face it, we all love data. Analytics tools such as Garmin and Strava provide runners with useful data and information to help them analyse and improve their performances. Data is key because it helps us to analyse and make informed decisions. Ask yourself this question… as a runner, do you truly know what your…
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Running footwear innovation inspired by injury

A RUNNER who was injured because he was wearing the wrong shoes has created a high tech sock to help others find the right footwear. The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has supported entrepreneur Craig Downs to develop mymo™, a wearable sock which uses artificial intelligence to gauge an athlete’s gait. By embedding electronics into…
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