A sensible way to train

A sensible way to train

Using science to achieve greater sports excellence
February 20, 2014

For the 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Sochi, Tim Walzak and his team of researchers at Camosun College's Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence developed sensors that athletes wear while training. The system tracks and measures their movements and the effects of those movements on speed, strength and acceleration. Coupling the data stream with high-definition video, coaches and competitors can then revisit their training session to get real-time feedback on their performance.

Photos and footage courtesy of Camosun College and SHAW Daily (Victoria, B.C.)