Digital assistant teaches runners healthier running style


Running over long distances often causes knee injuries. Reasons include the powerful forces that act on the knee when the runner strikes the ground with the heel first. Using the middle or forefoot instead is not only healthier, but also ensures a more efficient running style. Scientists at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the Research Center for Digital Education (FoBiD) have therefore developed a wearable assistant that trains the runner to move properly.


Posted on

27th November 2020