B Young Physical Therapy

Baseball Biomechanics & the 8 Cylinders of Pitching

Brandon and his team have helped tremendously with the development of the QTM Baseball Modules used for post processing data in pitching analysis.

The facility has had great success utilizing the module along with the Running analysis PAF module to compliment its practices. The staff members are able to spend more time with their clients and less time post-processing data thanks to the work committed to developing the module and defining the report

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Movement analysis of fly casting and other casting at Bosön 2018

Bosön – movement analysis of fly casting using Qualisys camera system

Ulrik Röijezon, PhD, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy at Luleå University of Technology. Board member of Svenska Castingförbundet (the Swedish Casting Federation) and active elite fly caster.

 

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CIRMMT - Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology

Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology

CIRMMT is a multi-disciplinary research group that seeks to develop innovative approaches to the scientific study of music media and technology, to promote the application of newer technologies in science and the creative arts, and to provide an advanced research training environment.

It is centered in Montréal, Canada at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University , uniting researchers and students from several Quebec institutions.

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Next-level virtual reality gaming in the VR Arcade Amsterdam

Virtual reality in gaming

At the VR Arcade Amsterdam we wanted to build a VR experience that would be unlike any other. For that we gathered technologies from multiple vendors and combined them into one unique experience.

Our game, Apocalypse, lets players walk around freely in a large environment. In that large space, they will face a relentless horde of zombies and fight their way through the game.

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M-Air at the University of Michigan

Drone and Autonomous Vehicle Tracking at M-Air

M-Air is a 10,000 square-foot, four-story, netted scientific facility that enables the study of autonomy and collaborative robotics in the complete range of Michigan weather, from below 0°F /-18°C winters to high humidity summers with all the snow, rain, hail, and sleet that comes throughout the year.

The capture volume is 50 feet / 15 meters high and 10,000 square feet / 930 square meters. The Qualisys 7+ cameras allow the group to study outdoors and in the extreme weather condition. Currently, the space holds 18 Qualisys 7+ cameras. M-Air will soon have 12 more cameras, which means much more autonomous flight/vehicular tracking experiences.

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Océanide

Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering

Océanide is comprised of various aquatic test facilities that examine the performance of model marine vehicles as they are launched into simulated environments. The test facilities are located in France and include the BGO deep water basin (waves, wind, current), a wave flume tank, and a shallow water wave tank.

In the test facilities, conditions are replicated to measure the performance of the vessels when undergoing environmental and other associated impacts as the vehicles respond to obstacles such as marine renewable energy converters, oil & gas platforms, ship traffic, seafloor topography, pipelines, and beaches to name a few.

 

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Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences

Paracanoe Classification

Researchers at GIH have conducted biomechanical research to create evidence-based classification systems for athletes competing in paracanoe. Anna Bjerkefors and Johanna Rosén gave us some insight to their research process, which uses motion capture and allows them to further study the details of sport performance.

The researchers shared their journey developing evidence-based classification systems for Paracanoe using Qualisys motion capture, which resulted in the sport being accepted for the Paralympic Games.

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China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS)

Regulating standardized measurements

he China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), established since 1963, is directly subordinate to the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR). As a national social service institution dedicated to standardization researches, it mainly addresses the global, strategic and comprehensive standardization issues in the national economy and social development of China.

Qualisys systems are now running in the Usability Evaluation lab as well as the Biomechanical Lab within the Ergonomics Laboratory of CNIS.

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University of Delaware CoBal Lab

Neurological and Biomechanical Fusion

Dr. John Jeka internationally recognized for his work on human locomotion and balance, with a specific interest in how information from multiple senses is fused for upright stance control.

His lab at the University of Delaware Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) campus – CoBal Lab -is a brilliant display of motion capture integrating technologies fused with a passionate team that uses a Virtual Reality Dome to simulate a variety of scenes that manipulate a subject’s senses as human motion is investigated.

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Amer Sports

A need for speed and efficiency

Amer Sports, a global corporation and one of the global leaders in the sports gear industry, has installed the HQ of one of its iconic brands, Salomon, as well as R&D for a few others like Mavic and Wilson.

The facility decided to invest in the R & D sector and construct a new lab equipped with the best instrumentation. To achieve this, they initiated a collaboration with Trinoma (Qualisys’ French partner), to select the right equipment and software, install it and train the team.

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Le Bras Podiatry

The Evolution of Bike Fitting

In the past, a podiatry practice, although commonly equipped with some instrumentation such as pressure plates or 2D video, would not have been the most common candidate for investing in a fully-featured motion capture system.

However, owner of Le Bras podiatry, Sébastien Le Bras, is not your ordinary podiatrist and Qualisys is not your average motion capture system. Thanks to the Qualisys sport modules and their web report format, capture and analysis can be an easy and automated practice and the evaluation is comprehensive and in depth with its findings. With the cycling module especially, Sébastien has been able to expand his business and fit athletes from various regions of France.

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Boston University Movement & Applied Imaging Lab

Combining Imaging with Biomechanics

The Movement & Applied Imaging Lab at Boston University integrates biomechanics, imaging, function, and mobile health tools to investigate mechanisms of osteoarthritis and develop more effective interventions.

The lab opened in January 2017 and houses a 13-camera Qualisys motion capture system with 12 7+ cameras and one Qualisys 210c video.

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Samuel Merritt University

Motion Analysis Research Center (MARC)

The users at Samuel Merritt University’s Motion Analysis Research Center (MARC) not only boast an incredibly slick and productive lab, but year after year Director, Drew Smith, organizes a biomechanics event dedicated to educational advancement, youth research, and collaborative studies, known as the Motion Analysis Research Center Symposium.

This means that each year, everyone who shares a love for biomechanics is invited to visit the MARC at Samuel Merritt and get a live demonstration of the capabilities of a full motion capture laboratory, always packed with innovative studies & friendly faces.

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McMaster University LIVELab

Setting the stage for biomechanics

The LIVE (Large Interactive Virtual Environment) Lab is a unique 106-seat Research Performance Hall located at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It is designed to investigate the experience of music, dance, multimedia presentations, and human interaction.

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Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO)

Paralympic Preparation

The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is part of a nationwide network of Sport Institutes that support high performance athletes achieve podium performances. CSIO is located at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, the largest legacy facility from the Toronto 215 Pan/ Parapan Am games, and features a sport lab, a sport performance kitchen, an altitude chamber, and a 450 square meter strength and conditioning space including two motion capture areas.

 

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Deviating Running Kinematics and Hamstring Injury Susceptibility in Male Soccer Players:

Deviating Running Kinematics and Hamstring Injury Susceptibility in Male Soccer Players

Belgium: the country of delectable waffles, fries, chocolate, and beer. While visitors indulge, the natives opt for more health-conscious practices, particularly in the areas of upper and lower extremity athletic analysis, which is the core focus for the featured Qualisys users in Ghent, Belgium.

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Badminton 3D testing at Centre of Excellence

Badminton 3D testing at Centre of Excellence

In October 2017, Qualisys motion capture was used for intensive and unique testing, of badminton players, at The Centre of Excellence (COE) in Holbæk, Denmark.

Aalborg  University visited Stenhus Gymnasium where the center is located to perform tests on the COE players.

In badminton, as in many other sports, there is focus about understanding minute details of technique and training to improve performance. Often there can be a feeling of a right way to do things but it is very hard to quantify small changes and features of success. With Qualisys motion analysis, this is possible.

The focus of the tests was a new product called Spraino® that is designed to prevent ankle sprains, but also the center of mass and whether the height influences the speed of badminton players.

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Ale Djursjukhus

Using motion capture to detect equine abnormalities

“It is the best aid during my 30 years as a veterinarian. The cameras document what the eye does not see, and an objective scientific assessment is obtained. It’s a huge help and it helps me as a veterinarian to think and see new critical eyes.” Dr. Lotta Månsby, owner of Ale Djursjukhus since 1994 with her husband Dr. Mikael Svedberg, has had a great deal of involvement with health diagnostics in movement analysis of equines and is particularly fond of her Qualisys equipment.

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Motion compensation in the Norwegian Motion Laboratory

Motion compensation in marine applications

Norwegian Motion Laboratory has been established in collaboration with the Research Council of Norway, the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE), and the University of Agder (UiA) and it was officially opened in 2013. The laboratory is located at UiA, Campus Grimstad, Norway, approx. 3.5-hour drive by car south-west of Oslo.

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Aker Arctic Technology at Helsinki, Finland

The only privately owned ice model testing facility in the world

Aker Arctic Technology Inc is an independent company specializing in development, design, engineering, consulting and testing services for ice-going vessels, icebreakers, offshore marine structures, marine transport solutions and ports.

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Utrecht University - Faculty of veterinary medicine

Equine lameness detection

With the current developments in information technology, Utrecht University’s Equine Clinic (UKP) wanted to switch from subjective to objective measurements. The question was: how could technology help to achieving that goal?

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Robotics underwater research at NTNU

Improving efficiency and maneuverability of underwater vehicles

The research on swimming snake robots is an ongoing project at the Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (NTNU AMOS). Swimming robot manipulators (referred to also as underwater snake robots) have several promising applications for underwater exploration, monitoring, surveillance and inspection.

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The Clinical Gait Lab Antwerp

Quantitative gait analysis

The Clinical Gait Lab Antwerp –set up more than 10 years ago- is situated in a rehabilitation center for disabled children. In our laboratory we focus on children with cerebral palsy aged 2 years up to adolescence.

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Volodalen SportLab

Assessing movement patterns

The chocolate, cheese and mountains are all great reasons to visit Switzerland, but my reason for making the journey was to meet two Frenchmen. Aigle is where Volodalen set up its Sportlab which, through a clever mix of knowledge and technology, meets the needs of athletes and sports professionals.

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Mittuniversitetet - A leading environment for sport-based research

Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (SWSRC) is one of Sweden’s leading environments for sports-based research. NVC is a research centre that is part of the Department of Health Sciences (HLV) at Mid Sweden University and Campus Östersund.

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Tierklinik Lüsche – Equine biomechanics at the highest level

Equine lameness detection

Like our Slogan “It’s all about the horse …” it´s our aim that your horse is healthy and stays healthy. With our team of specialized veterinarians, experienced veterinary medical personnel, grooms and qualified staff we do everything to ensure quick assistance and the best possible care for your horse.

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Rehazenter Luxembourg

Clinical gait analysis in neurologic and orthopaedic patients

The first mission of the Centre National de Rééducation Fonctionnelle et de Réadaptation – Rehazenter is to deliver stationary and ambulatory care to disabled people as well as functional re-education and rehabilitation.

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University of Jyväskylä

A multidisciplinary lab facility, dedicated mainly to research of movement in music-related activities.

The JYU Music and Motion Lab at the University of Jyväskylä is a multidisciplinary lab facility, dedicated mainly to research of movement in music-related activities. Such activities range from music making to listening and dancing to rehabilitative applications in music therapy.

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Ericsson technology research: drones and haptic augmented reality

Haptic augmented reality

As a part of Ericsson’s research on remote control, they created a prototype system for remote controlling drones using haptic augmented reality. It turned into an exciting demonstration and showcase for something that future network technologies like 5G can enable. The project was shown at the Mobile World Congress 2016 where it was also demonstrated live on stage by Ericsson’s CEO.

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Lund University Humanities Lab

Human Biomechanics

The Humanities Lab is an interdisciplinary research and training facility mainly for researchers, teachers, and students across the joint faculties of Humanities and Theology.

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Virginia Tech's Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology

Virginia Tech pushes its limits in Virtual Reality in The Cube.

“More than just a media lab…”
– Virginia Tech pushes its limits in Virtual Reality in The Cube.

Virtual reality enables many interesting applications through the use of motion capture such as virtual training for military purposes, virtual stimuli generation for motor control research, and virtual design.

Our users at Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology took the application of virtual reality and applied it towards human studies in a facility which seemingly exists in an alternate universe.

The Cube has been able to expose the public to VR Sciences through its educational innovation by hosting festivals, such October’s Virginia Tech Science Festival, and by inviting its students and the public to immerse themselves into a world of artistic discovery.

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Biomechanics & Motor Control of Human Movement at Ghent University

Research unit Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement at Ghent University

The Research Unit Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement is embedded in the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University. It is co-managed by Prof. Dirk De Clercq, Prof. Matthieu Lenoir and Prof. Frederik Deconinck.

This unit consists of two closely collaborating research groups that investigate the performance, training and learning of motor skills in daily life situations and sports. Our research is relevant to individuals of all ages and physical abilities and involves both laboratory and field testing.

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Analyz3d By Dr Tobias Hein

Human biomechanics

Analyz3d by Dr. Tobias Hein offers clinical-biomechanical movement analyses, consulting for scientific research projects as well as seminars & lectures.

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Virginia Tech, Granata Lab

Defining motion at the Granata Biomechanics Lab

The Kevin P. Granata Biomechanics Lab (Granata Lab) at Virginia Tech has been directed by Dr. Robin Queen since 2015. Currently, the Granata Lab consists of two spaces: the Granata Biomechanics Lab and the Granata Treadmill Lab, both of which are located in Norris Hall on the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus. Dr. Queen and her team investigate a wide array of biomechanics issues, including injury prevention and recovery as well as athletic performance.

Most of the laboratory space is used for motion capture as well as biofeedback training. All of the laboratory equipment is around the perimeter of the lab, which allows for ample open floor space for all necessary training.  In addition, the elastic bands that are needed for the tactile biofeedback portion of the project are currently available in the lab.

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Human biomechanics

The VCU RUN LAB utilizes evidence from research generated in the lab by students and clinical researchers working side-by-side within the departments of Physical Therapy, Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

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ElitRehab

Sports performance

ElitRehab, a sport physiotherapy practice in Gothenburg, use running analysis together with functional screening and individual programming to prevent injuries and enhance performance in endurance athletes.

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Summit Medical Fitness Center

Competitive Edge Performance Laboratory.

Summit Medical Fitness Center is a fitness center in Kalispell, Montana. The center has opened a lab with the intent to “add science” to their premium resistance training program, Competitive Edge as well as all units/programs under the umbrella of the SMFC.

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The SLU Movement Laboratory

Canine locomotion analysis.

Equipped with the most advanced motion capture technology available to the world of veterinary medicine, the Canine Movement Laboratory at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences continues to push boundries in canine research.

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Sound & Motion at University of Oslo

Integrated sound & kinematics.

How do we experience music? How does body movement guide our cognition? How can knowledge about movement and sound create better technologies? These are questions that interest FourMs, an interdisciplinary research group.

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MRI at Cardiff University

Combining brain activity and movements.

The first system in the world that’s able to measure both finger and arm movements outside the scanner and on parts of the human body lying inside the bore of the scanner.

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Marine research & development at SINTEF Ocean

Offshore structures, seakeeping, ship manoeuvering and more.

SINTEF Ocean former MARINTEK  performs research, development and research-based advisory services in the maritime sector for companies in the field of marine technology.

SINTEF Ocean, also develops and verifies technological solutions for the shipping and marine equipment industries, for offshore petroleum production and renewable energy. The company is a member of the SINTEF Group and its headquarters are in Trondheim, Norway, with subsidiaries in Houston/Texas, USA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Golf Analysis at Penn State University

Golf teaching & research center.

Fix a slice, lengthen a drive, improve ball striking consistency or turn a bogey into a par with fewer strokes on the putting green — there are countless ways to improve a golf game. Penn State’s Golf Teaching and Research Center (GTRC) can easily pinpoint errors that occur in a golfer’s swing.

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Gait & Rehab at University of Salford

Rehabilitation & human performance.

University of Salford has invested in three, state-of-the-art gait/human performance laboratories, all managed by Dr. Richard Jones. Qualisys equips two of them, namely the Clinical Gait Analysis & Research Facility and the Gait & Human Performance lab.

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Federal Training Sport Center

Preparation for the Russian Winter Olympics 2014

A specialised scientific laboratory was set up by the Ministry of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy of the Russian Federation in order to help Russian athletes prepare for the Winter Olympic games 2014 in Sochi.

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