Application prospects for wearable body surface microfluidic system in sports

Shengtai Bian, Shun Ye, Shufei Yang

Article ID: 1639
Vol 3, Issue 1, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.54517/wt.v3i1.1639
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Abstract

The wearable body surface microfluidic system has great application potential in the field of sports. The use of the wearable body surface microfluidic system to monitor the physiological state of athletes can solve problems faced such as long inspection cycle in sports monitoring, difficulties in continuous monitoring, dependence on laboratory platforms, athlete resistance and other problems faced in technological integration to promote the development of the sports field. In recent years, the development of key technologies such as microfluidic chips and microneedle delivery provides an ideal solution for real-time monitoring and even immediate intervention of physiological states during exercise. This paper summarizes the latest research progress of wearable body surface microfluidic systems and focuses on eight wearable body surface microfluidic systems that may be applied in the field of sports, with their application prospects in sports analyzed and discussed. Finally, the application direction of the wearable body surface microfluidic system that may achieve breakthroughs is illustrated with the prospect demonstration of the future research and development direction of wearable sports equipment. This paper aims to focus on technical problems in the development of the sports field, provide multi-disciplinary solutions and advocate technology integration as well as provide scientific and technological assistance for the development of the sports field.


Keywords

wearable technology; microfluidics; microneedles; biochemical analysis; motion monitoring

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