The BOSA Winter School is a week-long intensive course. The course is organized by the IDLab Sports Data Science teams of Ghent University and the University of Antwerp.
4 years have passed since the launch of SportKompas, an orientation tool that helps children aged 8 to 10 with choosing the right sport. Time for an update!
We are very glad to announce the release of the STRN White Paper titled “Quality Framework for Sports Technologies: A standardized, evidence-based decision-making framework for evaluating the value, usability, and quality of sports technology.” This comprehensive document (based on a Delphi study) serves as a valuable resource for all sports technology stakeholders.
As a result of Ghent based R&D and a true passion for sports entrepreneurship, here’s a new sports glove protecting the fingers from injury while avoiding the disadvantages of frequent taping, brought to you by Ashkan Joshghani and his startup Exoligamentz.
A multidisciplinary project to reduce the number of ill-fitting saddles and equitation related injuries in horse back riding, HorSize!
We are proud to announce that 2 cross-disciplinary PhD awards go to researchers from our Faculty in Ghent University: Bram Van Den Eeckhout and Eline Lievens!
The Wireless Cycling Network is a dashboard to support coaches of track cyclists in analyzing and visualizing real-time sensor data!
This project wants to monitor the load of the players in an inexpensive and time-efficient way, specifically within the volleyball context.
This tool detects the potential safety risks of a cycling course so organizers can make targeted safety actions in advance.
A new running style, called ‘grounded running’ wants to reduce the risk of running-related injuries. Does it really work? And for who is this running style intended?
Prof. Veerle Segers is very passionate about science in general and is always looking for new insights that help the broader community. Read about the interesting projects she’s working on!
Victoris strengthens its team of experts with another member, Professor of Statistics, Christophe Ley from the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics.
The impact of running can cause injuries. Injury prevention for runners is key to keep on running! A wearable that provides music-based feedback is the solution!
At STRN, we closely follow the latest Sports Tech research for you! We offer you several webinars, weekly podcasts and blog articles on Sports Tech. We try to connect you with relevant partners when you reach out to us and we try to bring new activities, such as matchmaking events and masterclasses.
Read about how Prof. Jan Boone and Prof. Jan Bourgois guide the Belgian rowers Brys and Van Zandweghe in their training to the Olympic Games.
Celine’s goal is to detect new opportunities for innovation with a potentially major economic and/or societal impact. Read about how she wants to do this!
During the corona crisis, many apps are coming on the market to keep or make us fit and healthy. But can those apps do that? “If sports science, psychology and technology can work together better, then personalization will be better and it might become successful,” says Kristof De Mey, sports innovation manager and lecturer of Sports Technology and Innovation at Ghent University.
Artificial Intelligence-based judging can strictly and transparently match gymnast exercises to the rulebook, helping the sport to become more accessible and popular.
Students are learning the main trends in this sector and how these evolutions are leading to various products and services available in the market.
Can variation in muscle fibre typology be related to the occurrence of muscle strain injuries?
In this study the question is asked how some athletes recover more quickly between repetitions, while others required longer recovery times.
Talent identification in sport is one of the pillars of Hylyght. In this article we give you an explanation of what the concept means and what they do.
PACE is a tool that quantifies the energetic reserve capacity of the body during exercise. It prevents exhaustion and dropout before reaching your goal.
BAS-X aims to allow as many people (45+) as possible to spend a basic number of active hours per week outdoors through the 3 most popular activities: running, cycling and walking.
DAIQUIRI, Data & Artificial Intelligence for QUantifIed Reporting In sports, is creating a scalable data flow to help media channels to translate sensor data from sports into captivating, real-time messages with visualization.
Victoris is a multidisciplinary group of Ghent University researchers and clinical specialists, with a special focus on sports technology and innovation.
Sports Tech Research Podcast provides you with the latest insights coming from (non-)academic experts.
V-observer is an online environment in which pre-service and in-service physical education teachers can identify opportunities to optimize their motivating style.
Vacancy for Innovation Officer Smart Microsystems for Sports- & Medtech in Ghent University.
Youth sport talent detection & identification. Why you should have a look at Ghent University’s products & services.
The EU-Interreg project Nano4Sports started in 2017 with a total budget of 4.6 million euros of which half was financed by the European Union. Partners involved in the project are KU Leuven, Ghent University, IMEC Flanders and the Netherlands, Fontys Sporthogeschool and Eindhoven University of Technology.