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

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


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.


Skin Temperature Optical Flow Infrared Radiation Infrared Camera Infrared Thermography 
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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

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