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Introduction: Historical Perspective of Infrared Thermography and Its Application in Sport Science

  • Jose Ignacio Priego QuesadaEmail author
  • Rosa María Cibrián Ortiz de Anda
  • Pedro Pérez-Soriano
  • Rosario Salvador Palmer
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Within the various chapters of this book, the methodology and different applications of infrared thermography in sport science will be discussed. But what are the origins of infrared thermography? What has its development been like in sport science? The present introductory chapter of the book aims to show the historical developments of infrared thermography and, fundamentally, its application in sport science.

Keywords

Skin Temperature Optical Flow Infrared Radiation Infrared Camera Infrared Thermography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Ignacio Priego Quesada
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Rosa María Cibrián Ortiz de Anda
    • 1
  • Pedro Pérez-Soriano
    • 2
  • Rosario Salvador Palmer
    • 1
  1. 1.Biophysics and Medical Physics Group, Department of PhysiologyUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Research Group in Sport Biomechanics (GIBD), Department of Physical Education and SportsUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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