Superhuman Sports: Applying Human Augmentation to Physical Exercise

Kai Kunze, Kouta Minamizawa, Stephan Lukosch, Masahiko Inami, Jun Rekimoto

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Superhuman sports is an emerging research field focused on exploring human augmentation in a playful way. The field combines competition and physical elements from sports with technology to overcome the somatic and spatial limitations of human bodies. It serves as a fascinating application area for human augmentation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7891106
Pages (from-to)14-17
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Internet of Things
  • bioinformatics
  • embedded systems
  • human augmentation
  • implantables
  • pervasive computing
  • superhuman sports
  • virtualization
  • visualization
  • wearable computing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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