Break­through for run­ners

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS - By KRIS DANDO

Shoe Clinic Porirua has al­ways used tech­nol­ogy to en­sure its cus­tomers get the right footwear and now it has an even cooler gad­get at its dis­posal.

A sen­sor de­vice that mea­sures the shock on the tibia (shin­bone) caused by run­ning is be­ing tri­alled at the Porirua store, in North City Shop­ping Cen­tre.

The de­vice is the only one in the coun­try and was de­vel­oped last year by Univer­sity of Auck­land pro­fes­sors Mark Finch and Thor Be­sier. tread­mill.

They then fill out a ques­tion­naire, with the data and feed­back sent back to iMea­sureU.

Photo: KRIS DANDO

Cool run­nings: Shoe Clinic man­ager Jeremy Boyd with the newly-de­vel­oped sen­sor de­vice that will mea­sure im­pact on the tibia.

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