WILD MONITORING: LINKING PERFORMANCE, PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS LIVE

  • Richard Helmer
  • Ian Blanchonette
  • Michael Mestrovic
  • Umran Abdulla
  • Ken Taylor
  • David Martin
Keywords: field monitoring, electronic textiles, smart phones, cycling, kayaking

Abstract

Mobile communications are enabling monitoring in the wild: the natural performance environment. This paper presents an overview of the use of the CSIRO Knowledge Experience Network (KEN). KEN Combines wearable sensors with mobile devices and other performance measures to link biomechanics with physiological parameters and performance measures. The system can be used in diverse training and competition environments, as illustrated via examples in laboratory testing, elite training and international competition.