View Full Version : Velocity meters

Jerome M Learman
03-11-1996, 11:59 AM
Hello Everyone,

I was wondering if anyone has experience with velocity-meters that can be used
over a short distance 5 yards or so and take pretty rapid samples so velocity
patterns can be examined. The subject will be human and start from a stationary
position so the frequence probably does not have to be that great, but I need
something more accurate than an electronic timer and that I could attach
probably around the waist or something. The problem with electronic timers is
that you never know what is triggering them (trunk. hand, arm....)

I looked at using accelerometers but I am afraid of a change in axis when the
subjects go from a stance to a upright position.

thanks in advance,

Jerome Learman