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jcroft91
10-06-2005, 03:05 AM
We glue the marker to a piece of "fake leather" using a hot glue gun,
then use medical adhesive to stick this to the skin.
Hope that helps,
James Croft

Human Performace Lab
Roger Jackson Center
University of Calgary


Baum, Brian wrote:

>Dear Biomch-L users,
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> I am looking for ways to secure reflective markers to the
>skin for longer periods of time during intensive exercise. Our lab has
>had success during shorter bouts (5-10 minutes) of running using alcohol
>to dry the skin, then applying Benzoin and taping reinforcement, but
>profuse sweating and repetitive impact tends to win after enough time.
>Further, taping is less effective on the torso where we prefer to avoid
>fully wrapping the subjects. We would like to do testing for longer
>periods without worrying about markers falling off. Any insights would
>be greatly appreciated and I will be happy to post responses.
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>Regards,
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>Brian
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