• US 20140222173A1
  • Filed: 02/01/2013
  • Published: 08/07/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system for analyzing athletic activity, comprising:

  • an article of footwear including a sensor system comprising a plurality of force sensors engaged with the article of footwear and configured to sense force exerted by a foot of a user, an electronic module contained within the article of footwear, and a plurality of sensor leads connecting the sensors to the electronic module, wherein the electronic module is configured for collecting data based on force input from the sensors and for transmitting the data; and

    an electronic device in communication with the electronic module, wherein the electronic device includes a processor configured to perform;

    receiving the data from the electronic module;

    comparing the data to a footstrike template corresponding to a desired footstrike pattern to determine whether a deviation from the footstrike template exists;

    generating an indication to the user when the deviation from the desired footstrike pattern is determined to exist, wherein the indication further includes a degree of deviation from the footstrike template.

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