View Full Version : Re: - 3D Accelerometers

05-11-2008, 10:48 PM

Hi All-

I am planning to research the landing accelerations of various high
impact jumping skills in an athletic population. Biometrics LTD
(Model ACL300) has an accelerometer that may be perfect for what I am
looking for. The accelerometer wires to the datalogger, worn on the
back, then the athlete is free to do whatever, where ever. (It
measures acceleration impact-by-impact , its not an "activity
monitor" for daily caloric expenditure). I am inquiring to see if
anyone is familiar with the accelerometer and has an opinion about its
performance. If you have used it in your research, I am very
interested in your experiences with it. If you have used different
accelerometers that allows the subject to be untethered, that would be
great information, too.

Thanks for sharing!

Kat Arbour MS MPT
PhD student
Biomechanics and Movement Science
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716