Computers in Sport

Computers in Sport

Author: Peter Dabnichki

Publisher: WIT Press

ISBN: 9781845640644

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 353

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The use of computers in the sport and exercise sciences is now unquestioned. They are employed in the functioning of laboratory facilities, data collection, data handling and prediction of forthcoming outcomes. Recent advances are strongly affected by current developments in computer science and technology. In particular, progress in hardware (processor speed, storage capacity, communication technology), software (tools), information management concepts (data bases, data mining) and media (internet, eLearning, multimedia) gives a great impetus.This book, written by leading experts in the interdisciplinary field of sport and computer science, provides an overview on current fields of research and application covering fields such as virtual reality, ubiquitous computing, feedback systems and multimedia.