Computer Technology for Recording, Storing, and Analyzing Temporal Data in Physical Activity Settings
- The technology of the Olympics. Vizard, F. // Popular Mechanics;Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p26
Examines how technology is being increasingly used to help US Olympians take the final step on the road to athletic perfection. Details on technological developments underway at the US Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Toolseing used to improve athletic performance.
- Engineering the perfect athlete. Toufexis, Anastasia; Blackman, Ann // Time;8/3/1992, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p58
Investigates how high technology has invaded the world of athletic training, where sports science has introduced a growing army of specialists (physiologists, psychologists, nutritionists and biomechanists), resistance training (workouts wit h weights), and anaerobic training. Physical...
- Making all the right moves. Turnbull, Alison // New Scientist;7/25/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1831, p23
Highlights how computer models are offering top athletes the chance to fine-tune their performances. The important contribution that biomechanics has to make to the Olympic ideals of further, higher, faster; Focus on the biomechanics of javelin throwing; What type of position the coach now...
- Polarized on Mobility. Shrikanth, G. // Dataquest;8/31/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 16/17, p32
The article reports on the increasing adoption of notebooks, smartphones, and tablets and lowering desktop computers market growth. Many enterprises slowed down on new PC purchase decisions while vendors made efforts on how best to innovate the desktops. Companies like Dell Inc. followed the...
- 2010 A PC Odyssey. Tweney, Dylan; McCraken, Harry; McLaughlin, Laurianne; McEvoy, Aoife // PC World;Oct2000, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p135
Presents speculation regarding the state of the personal computer (PC) industry in 2010. Impact of technological advances in portable computers on sales of desktop computers and servers; Efforts of computer manufacturers to expand the PC marketplace; Cost-effectiveness of the PC in the...
- Chariots of ire. Wallan, Peter // Inc.;Summer95 Inc. Technology, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p20
Comments on how technology has changed the sport of running. How technology allows no room for human error when recording race times; High-tech watches for runners; Digital heart monitors; Pace monitors; Why the author could do without all the new technology.
- Teachers' Openness to Change and Attitudes towards ICT: Comparison of Laptop per Teacher and Laptop per Student Programs. Blau, Ina; Peled, Yehuda // Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning & Learning Objects;2012, Vol. 8, p73
This study compares three groups of teachers that (1) work in one-to-one laptop classrooms, (2) received a laptop from the state for pedagogical use, and (3) teach without technology. The influence of openness to change and attitudes towards ICT implementation on online communication and...
- Mobile Computers: Old Limitations Become New Opportunities. Mathias, Craig J. // Business Communications Review;Feb94, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p45
Focuses on developments in mobile computers. Progress in power source and in expansion and dynamic system reconfiguration; Subnotebook computers; Hybrid pen/notebook computers; Personal organizers/palmtops/application-specific personal computers; Personal communicators; Personal digital...
- Laptops hit the big screen. April, Carolyn A.; Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;11/18/96, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the unveiling of portable computers sporting big screens at the fall Comdex show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vendors planning first quarter 1997 shipments; Benefit of the shift to big screens; Forecast on the sale of laptops.