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Sport 2036

Seed Grant Awardee: Robert LiKamWa

Virtual reality immersion into an athlete’s viewpoint can provide rich viewing experiences for improved athletic training, sports medicine, and sports entertainment. However, current video capture solutions are too bulky to fit into slim athletic gear and capture limited viewpoints in a single direction.

Seed Grant Awardee: Hanqing Jiang

In this project, we aim to develop fabric-based wearable and washable electromyography (EMG) devices. EMG devices have been applied to the study of muscular function and coordination in different movements and postures, in skilled actions as well as during training, such as the track and/or soccer field, as well as gymnastics.

Seed Grant Awardee: Panagiotis Polygerinos

This project will focus on developing and evaluating a novel undergarment soft robotic lower-limb exosuit to: (1) provide advanced robotic assisted rehabilitation therapy to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injured athletes, (2) provide injury mitigation to athletes by increasing proprioception, and (3) provide resistance to athletes’ joints and muscles to explore the idea of a wearable muscle strengthening exosuit.

Seed Grant Awardee: Yezhou Yang

The overall goal of this GSI Sport 2036 seed project plan is to study and validate that both the athletes and the general public can benefit from using the low-cost camera-first and non-invasive performance tracking solutions.

Seed Grant Awardee: Jorge Caviedes

Monitoring spine posture during unsupervised therapeutic, athletic and fitness exercise is essential to achieve optimum results. The main objective of this work is to introduce wearable sensors and supporting mobile applications capable of providing biofeedback in real time.

Seed Grant Awardee: Michael McBeath

Given the current socio and political occurrences taking place in the US currently, and the feedback we received from the leagues and some brands we spoke with, there is a consensus that this year’s gathering around the ESPN Sports Humanitarian of the Year of looking specifically at youth...

Seed Grant Awardee: Alaina Zanin

Worldwide young women are dropping out of athletics by the age of 14 at a rate two times higher than their male counterparts (Sabo & Veliz, 2008). A wide range of empirical research has demonstrated sport participation yields significant positive outcomes for young women.

Seed Grant Awardee: Kenan Song

The concept of personalized medication according to a person’s physiological, genetical, and biological conditions is on the research agenda of pharmaceutical science. 1. Individuals respond differently to various medical cares, and they may experience more or less benefit/risk associated with particular drugs.

Seed Grant Awardee: Allison Ross

Despite the many positive outcomes associated with youth sport participation, opportunities for involvement remain plagued by inequities associated with factors such as income, race, gender, and geographic location. The comprehensive sport-centric approach (CSCA) is an innovative and unique model of learning...

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