Journal of Human Sport and Exercise

An investigation of online acoustic information for elite rowers in on-water training conditions

Nina Schaffert, Klaus Mattes, Alfred O. Effenberg

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4100/jhse.2011.62.20

Abstract

Presenting acoustic information has become increasingly interesting for technique training and control in various sports. In elite rowing, acoustic feedback is a new and promising application to optimize the boat's forward motion. This paper describes the potential of acoustic information which represents the movement-relevant information on the boat's forward motion for rowing and its implementation as online acoustic feedback during on-water training sessions. The first significant results were encouraging and support the intention to implement the acoustic information regularly into training processes for elite athletes.


Keywords

Feedback system; Acceleration; Velocity; Acoustic; Technique

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