REDEFINING THE FUTURE OF FIT.
dial in to fast, effortless, precision fit.
Our state-of-the-art Performance Fit Lab is pioneering new ways to advance human performance by conducting independent scientific studies that measure the biomechanical impact of fit. Together with our brand partners, we’re developing new product configurations using the BOA Fit System to revolutionize traditional shoe upper construction and improve athlete performance.
BOA’s 2,700 square foot Performance Fit Lab is located in our global headquarters in Denver, CO. The lab is equipped with the latest and most innovative tools for measuring biomechanical data, including a 950 square foot motion capture space, a metabolic cart, four floor-mounted force plates, an indoor hiking path, instrumented bike and treadmill, dual radar technology, and more.
Agility & Speed.
The BOA Fit System enables faster, more powerful directional changes through a seamless connection between equipment and athlete.
HOW WE TEST
Using motion capture and force plates, we use a method called inverse dynamics to calculate how force travels up the kinetic chain through the athlete’s body as they move.
POWER & PRECISION.
Power without compromising precision, the BOA Fit System delivers more explosive action and unparalleled accuracy.
HOW WE TEST
Using force insoles, inertial measurement units, and a dual radar system, we can calculate how an athlete produces and transfers their maximal power.
ENDURANCE & HEALTH.
Go further, faster, and stronger. The BOA Fit System saves energy by improving circulation and efficiency.
HOW WE TEST
Using a force instrumented treadmill and a metabolic cart, we test running economy to determine endurance and efficiency in athletes while they’re moving.
SR. DIRECTOR | PERFORMANCE FIT LAB
Brett has been with BOA since the early days, and with 12 years spent leading Product Development and Consumer Insights, his experience, knowledge, and innovative thinking is taking BOA into the future.
Manager BIOMECHANICS RESEARCH & Performance Fit Lab
With a Ph.D. in Neuromechanics from the University of Colorado Boulder and a background as a former professional triathlete and D1 runner, Dan spends the majority of his time on the trail – either training for his next race, or conducting and developing new in-field testing methods for the Performance Fit Lab.
RESEARCHER | PERFORMANCE FIT LAB
When she's not participating in sports, Kate studies them. As a researcher with the Performance Fit Lab, Kate combines her love for running, formerly competing for West Virginia University and Team Canada, with her data-driven mindset. Kate is currently completing her Ph.D. studying the biomechanics of injury in runners.
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