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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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MotionMetrix Pro: Version 2 Available Now!

Posted by Oliver Watson

Nov 21, 2016 9:48:27 AM

This week, our partners at MotionMetrix announced the release of a new version of their solution: MotionMetrix.  Version 2 includes a new feature that focuses on assessing runners' speed capacity.  

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Topics: Software

Improving Running Economy: A Case Study using MotionMetrix

Posted by Oliver Watson

Oct 12, 2016 10:33:00 AM

In this post, we will describe an example use case on how the MotionMetrix system, and its Running Economy (RE) rating, can be used to guide clients and patients to achieve more efficient overall running form and technique.  

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MotionMetrix: The Running Performance Summary

Posted by Oliver Watson

Sep 22, 2016 3:58:19 PM

In this post, we will go over the contents of the Running Performance report page automatically generated by the MotionMetrix system.  The purpose of this post is to explain the output variables of the system, as well as to demonstrate how the system can be used to determine the effects a runner's stride has on his or her mechanics at different running speeds. 

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Topics: Software

The CMJ test with Dr. Jason Lake

Posted by Oliver Watson

Aug 22, 2016 3:49:44 PM

After discussing jump measurement in general in a previous post, we thought it would be fitting to dive in and learn a bit more about what data we can obtain, and what we need to do to obtain it.  Dr. Jason Lake gives us some of his insights on CMJ measurement, and how these data can be managed and interpretted to provide value for athletes.  

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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.