The ActiveMiles was initiated by the ESPRIT team of the Hamlyn Centre and the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London. The ESPRIT team consists of a group of multi-disciplinary researchers with complementary skills in body sensor networks, pervasive computing, smart textiles, biochemistry, biomechanics, mechanical engineering, automation, sports performance research and complex system modelling. The key research focus of the ESPRIT programme is to pursue the following basic sciences and technological developments:
- Generalised Body Sensor Networks
- Optimised Sensor Design and Embodiment
- Learning, Data Modelling and Performance Optimisation
- Device and Technology Innovation
The vision of ESPRIT is to position the UK at the forefront of pervasive sensing in elite sports and promote its wider, sustainable applications in public life-long health, wellbeing and healthcare.