The Potential Downside of Wearable Biomechanical Monitoring Devices for Running

Garmin Forerunner 620 Running Dynamics

One of the big trends I see coming is an onslaught of wearable monitoring devices that can measure aspects of your running biomechanics. For example, I received a Garmin Forerunner 620 for Christmas. The Garmin 620 is unique among Garmin watches in that it adds in the ability to measure a slew of new variables […]

Casio Exilim EX-F1 Camera Review: High-Quality, Affordable Slow-Motion Video for Athletic and Biomechanical Analysis

I have a fairly long history of working with high-speed (i.e., slow-motion) video. As a graduate student, I did my dissertation research in a lab that specialized in locomotor and feeding biomechanics of animals, and to do these types of studies, the ability to film at very high frame rates (200 frames/second and up) was […]