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Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

The Use of Technology in Sport

Emerging Challenges

Edited by Daniel A. Marinho

University of Beira Interior


Henrique P. Neiva

University of Beira Interior

The development and implementation of new technology devices to help professionals, athletes, and non-athletes improve their physical fitness, performance, health, and well-being have emerged in the last few years. This book briefly overviews the current state of the art in technology applied to sports, providing examples, literature syntheses, and recent applications to sports, focused on the most important evidenced-based developments in this area. Attention is drawn to issues and unusual matters that may arise when it comes to technological innovation applied to sport. For the reader, this could be a different perspective on technological progress in physical activity.

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The Use of Technology in SportEmerging ChallengesEdited by Daniel A. Marinho

Published: November 14th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73269

ISBN: 978-1-78984-483-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-482-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-731-2

Copyright year: 2018

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5636 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: The Challenges of Technology in Sports

By Daniel Almeida Marinho and Henrique Pereira Neiva


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2. Innovative Technology for High Performance and Mass Participation Sport

By Peter Smolianov, Christopher Schoen, Jaclyn Norberg, Steven Dion, Jed Smith and Kathryn Calpino


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3. How Technology is Bridging the Gap between Sport, Health, and Medicine

By Christopher Johnson


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4. The Application of Sports Technology and Sports Data for Commercial Purposes

By Kenneth Cortsen and Daniel A. Rascher


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5. Sensing Technologies in the Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of the Plantar Flexors by Using the Free Vibration Technique

By Paris-Garcia Federico, Ruiz-Zafra Angel, Noguera Manuel and Barroso Alberto


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