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Infrared Thermography in Water Sports

  • Ricardo VardascaEmail author
  • Adérito Seixas
  • Joaquim Gabriel
  • João Vilas-Boas
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Likewise any other sport, water sports can also be objectively assessed through a physiological method such as thermal imaging. This particular type of sports present an extra parameter, which is the particular environment were it happens. In this chapter it is outlined the underlining concepts, challenges and methods, along with the related published research to date in the field with practical examples and future lines of research are proposed.

Keywords

Skin Temperature Thermal Imaging Skin Blood Flow Cold Water Immersion Sweating Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Vardasca
    • 1
    Email author
  • Adérito Seixas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Joaquim Gabriel
    • 1
  • João Vilas-Boas
    • 3
  1. 1.LABIOMEP, UISPA/INEGI/LAETA, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Faculdade de Ciências da SaúdeUniversidade Fernando PessoaPortoPortugal
  3. 3.LABIOMEP, CIFI2D, Faculty of SportUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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