Michael Nebeling Co-PI on ESSI Grant

My colleagues, Steve Oney and Sun Young Park, and I comprise one of four research teams chosen to receive a $200,000 pilot grant from the University of Michigan’s Exercise & Sport Science Initiative (ESSI). Launched in 2016, ESSI draws on the expertise of faculty from a wide range of disciplines across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize performance and health for people of all ages and abilities.

We proposed a plan to build a “data warehouse” that would enable recreational athletes, coaches and even fans to collect physical data from various sources, such as FitBits, smartwatches and phones in order to improve their performance. The Information Interaction Lab will play a key role in developing new interfaces and interaction techniques using augmented reality to empower those end-users.

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