Will VR Train the Next Generation of Football Stars?

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Will VR Train the Next Generation of Football Stars?

Don't Forget the Goalkeepers

Incisiv Sport, founded by Ulster University Professor Cathy Craig, is beta testing Clean Sheet, a VR program designed to recreate potentially impossible shots.




Craig's background in psychology allowed her to take a different approach with regards to tracking a flight path. "Whilst all the mathematicians and physicists were modeling the ball's flight path with their fancy equations, I asked a more simple question. What does this mean for a goalkeeper? Is a ball that bends more difficult for a goalkeeper to read, and if so why?"

Period6 Apr 2019

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  • Titlehttps://uk.pcmag.com/features/120387/will-vr-train-the-next-generation-of-football-stars
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletPC Mag
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Descriptionpiece in PC Mag
    Producer/AuthorAdam Smith
    PersonsCathy Craig


  • VR
  • decision-making