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Runmatic for running mechanics assessment (mobile app user guide)
  1. Saúl M Rodríguez
  1. Department of Physical Education, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Saúl M Rodríguez, Department of Physical Education, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus Universitario de Tafira s/n, 35.017, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain; saulmrguez{at}

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Name of the mobile application


Category of mobile application



iOS 9 or later; optimised for devices with slow-motion cameras, that is, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6/Plus, iPhone 6s/Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7/Plus, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro. Compatible with any iOS device with iOS 9 or later.



Current version is V.3.1.3 which has support to any iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with iOS 9 or later installed. No trial version is available.

About the app

The assessment of running mechanics is an important measure in the sports performance and clinical fields.1 Runmatic is a low-cost, easy-to-use smartphone app which integrates with the in-built video camera to obtain contact and flight times as primary outcomes (figure 1). Secondary outcomes, which are calculated from primary outcomes, integrate the vertical oscillation, leg stiffness, …

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  • Contributors SMR (first author) conceptualised, designed and drafted the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.