Sweat sensor for sports physiological monitoring
Benito-Lopez, Fernando and Coyle, Shirley and Diamond, Dermot (2011) Sweat sensor for sports physiological monitoring. In: NAP Annual Scientific Workshop - 2011, ednesday 26th January 2011, Tyndall National Institute, Cork .
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The fabrication and the performance of a novel, wearable, robust, flexible and disposable micro-fluidic device which incorporates miniature optical components as a detection system, for wireless monitoring in real time mode of sweat pH during an exercise session is presented. This micro-fluidic platform is completely non-invasive, providing a continuous flow of fresh sweat for continuous real time analysis, ensuring immediate feedback regarding sweat composition to an athlete and/or coach.
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