Issues and Future Developments of Infrared Thermography in Sports Science

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


Although currently infrared thermography has a great number of applications in sports science, there are a number of different aspects that need to be investigated in order to improve the technique, the methodology, the analysis and to increase its application areas. In this chapter, we discuss the issues with and possible developments in infrared thermography in sport science, in order to facilitate future R&D.


Skin Temperature Thermal Image Preoptic Area Infrared Thermography Sport Science 
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Authors and Affiliations

  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
  3. 3.LABIOMEP, UISPA/LAETA/INEGI, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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