Carbon fibre plates in running shoes have been thought to improve running economy, a major contributor to distance running performance. But how much of this claim is marketing? And how much is backed up by scientific evidence?
Hamstring strains are by far the most common injury sustained in field-based team sports. What is the primary mechanism? What are the risk factors?
In biomechanical research, we often collecting motion capture and force data. The C3D file extension has been established as a standard for further data processing. Here you learn how to visualize them with mocha and manipulate them with the BTK Toolkit in Matlab.