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Corrective Self Defence Training Unit using sensing of Kinect Maps

by Mayank Vij, Suma Dawn
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 89 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Mayank Vij, Suma Dawn

Mayank Vij, Suma Dawn . Corrective Self Defence Training Unit using sensing of Kinect Maps. International Journal of Computer Applications. 89, 10 ( March 2014), 8-11. DOI=10.5120/15665-3692

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author = { Mayank Vij, Suma Dawn },
title = { Corrective Self Defence Training Unit using sensing of Kinect Maps },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { March 2014 },
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issn = { 0975-8887 },
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In the sports fields and technology, the accuracy of an athlete can never be monitored with 100% accuracy with naked eyes. Moves that are done by an athlete or a sports person in the game such as his stride length and the stride frequency cannot be easily seen by a person and hence, detection and correction of the minute mistakes that are being made are overlooked. For instance, while doing push-ups a person's head, neck, waist and ankle should be in a single straight line. In this paper, we discuss a sports training system which uses Microsoft Kinect for motion sensing. The infrared depth stream translates the presence of a user in real world, into digital space by tracking his/her joint coordinates. As per our empirical studies, Kinect maps the x,y and z coordinates of 20 primary joints of the body. This data forms the basis of our calculations as elaborated in the literature. This work gives a basis of how movements and postures may be corrected by the use of sensors like Kinect in an effective and efficient manner.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Kinect Motion Sensing Sports Training Sports Training Gestures HMM.