As a result of Ghent based R&D and a true passion for sports entrepreneurship, here’s a new sports glove protecting the fingers from injury while avoiding the disadvantages of frequent taping, brought to you by Ashkan Joshghani and his startup Exoligamentz.
A multidisciplinary project for injury prevention in horse back riding, HorSize!
A multidisciplinary project to reduce the number of ill-fitting saddles and equitation related injuries in horse back riding, HorSize!
Two PhD awards go to the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences!
We are proud to announce that 2 cross-disciplinary PhD awards go to researchers from our Faculty in Ghent University: Bram Van Den Eeckhout and Eline Lievens!
Becoming an Olympian in Sports Analytics
This is a practical course that brings together sports & data scientists to learn and discuss the power of data in sports.
Discovering top-level sports research
Explore the Sport Science Laboratory Jacques Rogge!
Get to know our office partner, GRAY!
Get to know Sanne Stegen, spoc of GRAY, our partner consortium at Ghent University.
Innovation in track cycling: real-time monitoring!
The Wireless Cycling Network is a dashboard to support coaches of track cyclists in analyzing and visualizing real-time sensor data!
The injury risk of jump-landing sports and how to prevent it!
This project wants to monitor the load of the players in an inexpensive and time-efficient way, specifically within the volleyball context.
The COURSE project. Together we strive for safer cycling!
This tool detects the potential safety risks of a cycling course so organizers can make targeted safety actions in advance.
Ghent University in collaboration with Mizuno about the concept of ‘grounded running’
A new running style, called ‘grounded running’ wants to reduce the risk of running-related injuries. Does it really work? And for who is this running style intended?
Get to know our Victoris member Prof. Veerle Segers!
Prof. Veerle Segers is very passionate about science in general and is always looking for new insights that help the broader community. Read about the interesting projects she’s working on!
Dr. Jacques Rogge, a man to remember
Jacques Rogge has passed away on August 29, 2021, at the age of 79. Count Jacques Rogge, was a highly respected sports administrator, after an active career as a top sailor and rugby player.
Compression shorts and its influence on recovery
25 people had to perform the same running training in 5 different compression conditions. Curious about the influence of the shorts on the recovery?
Welcome in the Victoris team, Prof. Christophe Ley!
Victoris strengthens its team of experts with another member, Professor of Statistics, Christophe Ley from the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics.
Music-based biofeedback system for lower impact running
The impact of running can cause injuries. Injury prevention for runners is key to keep on running! A wearable that provides music-based feedback is the solution!
The ‘Sports Tech Research Network’ (STRN) initiative, what are the latest insights?
At STRN, we closely follow the latest Sports Tech research for you! We offer you several webinars, weekly podcasts and blog articles on Sports Tech. We try to connect you with relevant partners when you reach out to us and we try to bring new activities, such as matchmaking events and masterclasses.
Are Ghent University professors pushing Brys and Van Zandweghe for gold in Tokyo?
Read about how Prof. Jan Boone and Prof. Jan Bourgois guide the Belgian rowers Brys and Van Zandweghe in their training to the Olympic Games.
New Innovation Officer Celine Vanhaverbeke started on ‘Smart Microsystems for Sports- & MedTech’
Celine’s goal is to detect new opportunities for innovation with a potentially major economic and/or societal impact. Read about how she wants to do this!
Can sport apps keep us healthy? “Rarely now, in the future maybe”
During the corona crisis, many apps are coming on the market to keep or make us fit and healthy. But can those apps do that? “If sports science, psychology and technology can work together better, then personalization will be better and it might become successful,” says Kristof De Mey, sports innovation manager and lecturer of Sports Technology and Innovation at Ghent University.
AI-Based Judging in Gymnastics: better than the expert’s eye?
Artificial Intelligence-based judging can strictly and transparently match gymnast exercises to the rulebook, helping the sport to become more accessible and popular.
New course at Ghent University: Sports Technology and Innovation
Students are learning the main trends in this sector and how these evolutions are leading to various products and services available in the market.
Muscle fibre typology and the individual responses to training – Part II
Can variation in muscle fibre typology be related to the occurrence of muscle strain injuries?
How is different muscle fibre typology a factor to explain variable responses to training?
In this study the question is asked how some athletes recover more quickly between repetitions, while others required longer recovery times.
Talent Identification in sports: a brief introduction by Hylyght.
Talent identification in sport is one of the pillars of Hylyght. In this article we give you an explanation of what the concept means and what they do.
PACE yourself during exercise by real-time monitoring of your energetic balance.
PACE is a tool that quantifies the energetic reserve capacity of the body during exercise. It prevents exhaustion and dropout before reaching your goal.
SportUp Meet 2020: The New Way of Networking!
SportUp introduced a new way of networking online at SportUp Meet 2020. Here’s how we did it!
Finding the most suitable walking or cycling route was never this easy, with BAS-X.
BAS-X aims to allow as many people (45+) as possible to spend a basic number of active hours per week outdoors through the 3 most popular activities: running, cycling and walking.
DAIQUIRI, how sports, data and journalism are brought together.
DAIQUIRI, Data & Artificial Intelligence for QUantifIed Reporting In sports, is creating a scalable data flow to help media channels to translate sensor data from sports into captivating, real-time messages with visualization.
New Victoris introduction video summarizes our key activities.
Victoris is a multidisciplinary group of Ghent University researchers and clinical specialists, with a special focus on sports technology and innovation.
Sports Tech Research Podcast keeps you up to date about technologies within sports & society.
Sports Tech Research Podcast provides you with the latest insights coming from (non-)academic experts.
How to improve motivational teaching and coaching with the help of video?
V-observer is an online environment in which pre-service and in-service physical education teachers can identify opportunities to optimize their motivating style.
Ghent University is seeking an Innovation Officer ‘Smart Microsystems for Sports- & MedTech’.
Vacancy for Innovation Officer Smart Microsystems for Sports- & Medtech in Ghent University.
New Sports Tech Research Network facilitates R&D and Technology Transfer on a global level.
Youth sport talent detection & identification. Why you should have a look at Ghent University’s products & services.
Elise Van der Stichelen started as Victoris Communication Manager
Nano4Sports project end-results summarized in nice new (online) magazine
The EU-Interreg project Nano4Sports started in 2017 with a total budget of 4.6 million euros of which half was financed by the European Union. Partners involved in the project are KU Leuven, Ghent University, IMEC Flanders and the Netherlands, Fontys Sporthogeschool and Eindhoven University of Technology.