To ensure that workloads are managed appropriately in the field, coaches often rely on setting thresholds to indicate when a player may be at risk of injury.
The ability to detect the critical aspects of motion is pivotal to the role of a skilled practitioner and directly impacts on the resultant treatment or feedback that follows a perceptual-based movement evaluation. The success of the practitioner is likely dependent on their ability to discriminate often small yet important kinematic differences in movement or technique.
Knee injury has been a clear topic of interest for some high impact journals over the past month: In the British Journal of Sports Medicine....
Shoulder injuries, particularly those of the AC joint, occur frequently in the NFL. While these injuries often result in time lost, they rarely require operative management.
Motion capture is defined as the process (or technique) of recording patterns of movement digitally. Traditionally, this process has been used for the purposes of recording an actor’s movements and animating a digital avatar for film or video games.