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Running Analysis - Different Technologies - Different Processes - Different Results

Posted by Oliver Watson

May 3, 2017 10:34:20 AM

Choices, choices:

In this post we will go over some of the various technologies available to clinicians, providers, and coaches for measuring and analyzing runners' gait. Offering running analysis as a cash business is extremely lucrative for clinicians with large running populations, and while no single solution is perfect for everybody, we hope that this post will serve as a means to guide professionals towards the right technology that fits into their processes, yields the results they require, and helps them perform at their highest level possible.

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Topics: How-To Posts and Guides

Best Practices for Analyzing Runners

Posted by Oliver Watson

Mar 3, 2017 1:07:00 PM

 Professional running analysis as a service benefits both runners and the clinicians who treat them.  Not only does it represent a new and often teeming revenue stream for clinics of all sizes, but it helps runners improve their times, recover from injuries, and move more efficiently.  Conducting a running analysis requires a certain level of preparation and consideration before proper data collection can begin.  In this post, we will cover some of the best practices that we have learned for conducting running analyses.

  There are several key components for a successful running analysis - standardization, preparation, and education.  

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Measure Walking Gait with MotionMetrix

Posted by Oliver Watson

Feb 22, 2017 10:27:33 AM

We are pleased to announce that our partners at MotionMetrix have released an add-on module to their running analysis software.  With the latest release, users can now measure walking gait with the system.  Read on for a full list of parameters and included measurements.

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Topics: Software

MotionMetrix Reports: Gait Characteristics

Posted by Oliver Watson

Dec 13, 2016 12:16:38 PM

In this post we will cover the Gait Reports generated automatically by the MotionMetrix system.  In a previous post, we covered the Running Economy section of the MotionMetrix reports - if you missed it, you can find that post here.  The Gait Characteristics report is included as the second page of all MotionMetrix reports, and covers a range of different variables that are important for identifying deficiencies in running form.  

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Topics: How-To Posts and Guides

2016 FINA World Aquatics Convention: Recap

Posted by Oliver Watson

Dec 8, 2016 1:20:51 PM

Over this past weekend, we had the pleasure of joining our partners at CONTEMPLAS in Windsor, Ontario for the 4th FINA World Aquatics Convention.  The event was held leading up to the FINA Championships, and featured many events and activities for coaches, trainers, and anybody involved in the world of swimming.  

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Topics: Events and more, Swimming

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The zFlo blog is maintained by our team in hopes of providing some insight into the motion-analysis industry. We work with a large number of companies and have over 10 years of experience working with video and optical motion capture technology - this is where we do our best to explain some of the more important aspects of how this technology can be used.