British Athletics buy Next Generation Performance Monitoring Sensors and Software from UK Tech start-up
British Athletics and PhysiGo today announced the purchase of PhysiGo’s Running Pods for Elite athletes (RPE) to enhance the ability to monitor and analyse advanced performance metrics in real-time. PhysiGo’s CEO Luke Sephton-Perrett said, “We are proud to have been chosen after successfully completing extensive trials that meet the exacting standards of
British Athletics and that showed advanced monitoring of form and run metrics, insight and AI-based analysis beyond what has previously been available.”
The unique Running Pods which are worn as a pair on the ankles monitor the usual running metrics like pace and split times but have the capability to measure with unrivalled accuracy, metrics like contact/flight time and foot placement which is supported with advanced AI analysis.
Tommy Yule, Head of Performance Support at British Athletics, said “We are very pleased to be working with PhysiGo, who share our vision for data-driven performance improvement. PhysiGo has shown a capability to combine product innovation and flexibility to meet the exacting standards of elite performance athletes”.
PhysiGo Ltd based in Wiltshire, UK and is an innovative provider of wearable networked sensors supported by advanced AI. It uses its understanding of artificial intelligence and biometrics to bring unique solutions to the Physiotherapy and Sports Performance monitoring and optimisation markets.