Performance feedback app for athletes wins UCD commercialisation award

Pictured: Martin O’Reilly and Darragh Whelan PhD students claim €1,000 prize Print Print Life Read More: Apps Awards Innovation Mobile NovaUCD software UCD University College Dublin 17 December 2015 | A mobile app for providing athletes, clinicians and research scientists with movement analysis data has won the 2015 UCD Data Science Innovation Sprint Programme. Developed by Martin O’Reilly and Darragh Whelan, PhD students at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, the Android app is paired with a sensor to provide rapid movement analysis directly to the end users. It also allows runners to continually update a library of their movement patterns through an automatic built-in classification tool. The winners were presented with a €1,000 prize fund to assist them to further develop the business idea, as it was judged to…


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