“Smart blade” wearable technology studies the bodies of figure skaters

figure skating wearable technology

Athletes have been among the people who benefit the most from wearables, from performance to health. Figure skating can look graceful and effortless, but everything from the spins to the quadruples and the triple axel can take its toll on an athlete’s body, and now wearable technology in the form of a “smart blade” can help to measure that impact. The goal is not only to be able to improve the athlete’s performance, but also to avoid injury. At the moment, the estimation is that the magnitude of force that…

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