System and method for analyzing athletic activity

  • US 9,743,861 B2
  • Filed: 05/20/2015
  • Issued: 08/29/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/01/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-assisted method of transitioning from a first footwear type to a second footwear type, comprising:

  • receiving data, at a processor of an electronic device, from a sensor system located on an article of footwear and configured to sense biomechanical movement of a foot of a user during an athletic activity, the sensor system comprising an electronic module configured to wirelessly transmit data generated by the sensor system;

    analyzing the data, by the processor, to determine whether a deviation from a desired footstrike pattern corresponding to the second footwear type exists, wherein the desired footstrike pattern corresponding to the second footwear is specific to the second footwear type and differs from a desired footstrike pattern corresponding to the first footwear type; and

    upon completion of the athletic activity, generating, by the processor, a footwear analysis indication on a display of the electronic device wherein the footwear analysis indication is based on analysis of the data specific to the second footwear type.

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