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Sport and Nutrition Digital Analysis: A Legal Assessment

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This paper presents and evaluates legal aspects related to digital technologies applied in the elite soccer domain. Data Protection regulations in Europe clearly indicate that compliance-by-design is needed when developing and deploying such technologies. This is particularly true when health data is involved, but a complicating factor is that the distinction between what is health data or not is unclear. Add to the fact that modern analysis algorithms might deduce personal medical-related data when correlating and sifting through what might seem more harmless data in isolation. We conclude with a set of recommendations rooted in current legal frameworks for developers of sports and wellness systems where privacy and data protection can be at risk.


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Juliussen, B.A., Rui, J.P., Johansen, D. (2023). Sport and Nutrition Digital Analysis: A Legal Assessment. In: Dang-Nguyen, DT., et al. MultiMedia Modeling. MMM 2023. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13833. Springer, Cham.

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