Daniel Almeida Marinho

University of Beira Interior

Dr. Daniel Almeida Almeida Marinho received his BSc in Sports and Physical Education (2004), at the Faculty of Sports, University of Porto (Portugal). In 2009 he completed his PhD in Sport Sciences – Biomechanics (2009), at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Portugal); and Habilitation in Sport Sciences – Biomechanics (2013), University of Beira Interior (Portugal). Dr. Marinho is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Sport Sciences of the University of Beira Interior (UBI, Portugal) since December 2014. He acts as an Editorial Member for several International Journals, and is a Vice-Director of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD, Portugal). His research interest is in sport sciences, sport performances, resistance training, swimming and so on.

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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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