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RMCSR Adds Computer Vision and Machine Learning to Technology Arsenal

The hottest trend in technology is doing more with less.  Enhancing the accuracy of optical motion capture systems for field-based movement measurements is being performed with artificial intelligence and machine learning programs. 

Member of Nation's Youth Sports Safety Program

The RMCSR has joined forces with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and more than 1,000 other organizations and sports medicine practices from around the country to promote the STOP Sports Injuries injuries program.  


The five-time Olympic Skier Sarah Schleper

RMCSR to Collaborate with Rocky Mountain Ski Racing

Rocky Mountain Ski Racing is an Alpine only ski program that helps athletes in U16 and older age groups reach the goal of skiing at the Olympic, international and college team level, and introduces a new generation to the joy and purposeful life skills learned in gates and on the snow regardless of socio-economic background. Through this lifetime sport, we will help prepare a new generation of leaders for our communities and enable this wonderful activity to thrive for generations to come.

Sarah Schelper (pictured left) is a five-time Olympic skier and racing coach for Rocky Mountain Ski Racing.

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CU Sports Medicine provides funding to expand injury risk study with the Colorado Rapids

Dr. Rachel Frank, an orthopaedic surgeon at CU Sports Medicine, recently provided funding to increase the number of mobile testing stations for the injury risk reduction study currently underway with the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club.  The RMCSR  will now have the ability to collect the movement performance of an entire soccer team with wearable sensors and high-speed video in under one hour.  

RMCSR becomes member of Youth Sports Safety Alliance

Since 2010, the Alliance has worked to raise awareness, advance legislation and improve medical care for young athletes across the country. Spear headed by the National Athletic Training Associiattion (NATA), the Alliance includes more than 230 organizations that have joined together to reduce injuries and prevent catastrophic events in youth sports.

RMCSR joins the PSIA Technology Taskforce

Members of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), Microsoft and the RMCSR performed collaborative research in Aspen, CO to enhance the instruction and education programs of the PSIA. The video is a visualization of movement data captured from wearable sensors (Xsens) during short radius turns performed on slalom skis.

Research Update

Results from First RMCSR Funded Study Submitted to Sports Medicine Conference

Dr. John Seifert of the Human Performance Laboratory at Montana State University (MSU) submitted data on the fatigue and performance of recreational alpine skiers to the 65th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

MSU study finds recreational alpine skiers wearing directional compression tights can ski 30% more runs and vertical feet in a full morning of skiing without increasing muscle fatigue.

Download the abstract located at the bottom of our Alpine Skiing Research page:


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