A Multi-sensor System for Monitoring the Performance of Elite Swimmers

  • Tanya Le Sage
  • Axel Bindel
  • Paul Conway
  • Laura Justham
  • Sian Slawson
  • James Webster
  • Andrew West
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 222)


A comprehensive system is required to monitor numerous variables of a swimmer’s performance. Current methods of analysis do not offer solutions which record and analyse multiple performance parameters simultaneously. The research presented in this paper provides an overview of an integrated system which has been developed to monitor several components of a swimmer’s start, free swimming and turn concurrently. The integrated system is comprised of a wearable wireless sensor, vision components, force platform, pressure pad, LED markers and audio communication.


Swimming Components Integrated system Signal processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanya Le Sage
    • 1
  • Axel Bindel
    • 1
  • Paul Conway
    • 1
  • Laura Justham
    • 1
  • Sian Slawson
    • 1
  • James Webster
    • 1
  • Andrew West
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughU.K.

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