SportScientia unveils what it calls a first-of-its-kind wireless smart insole designed to significantly enhance the performance of football players, with support from the LCR 4.0 business support program. The company approached LCR 4.0 and delivery partner Sensor City for support in developing an accurate set of ‘3P smart insole’ prototypes that monitor the movement and loading distribution of athletes to predict and prevent injury.
The wireless 3P smart insole, which is the first of its kind to be commercially available, collects real-time data to learn a player’s constant baseline by analysing their training load distribution, recovery, and performance. This data is then used by the player, the coach and the physiotherapist to live monitor, predict and prevent injuries from grassroots all the way up to elite professional level.
For youth footballers, the insole gives the chance to fulfil their potential by monitoring progress from a young age, meaning statistics and performances can be logged, and career threatening muscular injuries can be avoided. For more footage, visit SportScientia.