Body part accelerations evaluation for chosen techniques in martial arts

  • Sebastian GlowińskiEmail author
  • Andrzej Blażejewski
  • Tomasz Krżyzyński
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 623)


The authors have applied microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for the motion analysis in sports activities by attaching them onto the judoist body segments. The inertia sensor has been attached onto the most often injured body region as head, torso and legs. MEMS can measure acceleration and provide real-time feedback to judoists so they can perfect their form. Therefore, authors proposed the judoist’s skill evaluation and techniques harmfulness, extracting the body segment accelerations. The purpose of this study was to assess the acceleration profile of judoka during ukemi. Ukemi in a literary is the technique that must incorporate the least chance for injury during falling. When judoist falls to the mat, the more area of impact it has, the less damage it receives.


acceleration measurement wearable sensors judo 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Glowiński
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrzej Blażejewski
    • 1
  • Tomasz Krżyzyński
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of KoszalinKoszalinPoland

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