Case Study: Edge Performance Analytics

Assessment of a novel prototype device monitoring human movement Dr Chris Duke and Dr Micheál Newell are the co-founders of Edge Performance Analytics, a sports technology company focused on monitoring human movement and specifically knee joint function. The measurement of joint motion (angular kinematics) during human movement is complex and traditionally involves the use of video-based systems. RecentContinue reading “Case Study: Edge Performance Analytics”

Physical activity for good health and wellbeing

Physical activity and exercise are great ways to keep your body healthy, reduce your risk of disease and improve mood.  Physical activity refers to any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires your body to burn calories (expend energy)[1] such as shopping, gardening and doing housework.  Exercise is planned, structured, repetitive and intentional movement[2] suchContinue reading “Physical activity for good health and wellbeing”

Sport and Exercise Analysis and Technologies

MET has a wide range of expertise, skills and advanced equipment available to industry to support the development of Sports and Exercise products and research. The equipment listed below can be used in human trials and studies to further enhance product development. Maximal Oxygen Uptake / VO2 max testing MET’s Cortex Metalyzer can carry outContinue reading “Sport and Exercise Analysis and Technologies”

Nutrition and Sport Services at MET

MET is dedicated to advancing the sciences of nutrition and sport in collaboration with industry and to maximising healthy outcomes in the Irish population. Nutrition and health are important drivers in food sales, driven by the increasing consumer demand for healthy food and drink products. The concept of medicinal nutrition encompasses functional foods and foodsContinue reading “Nutrition and Sport Services at MET”