sports performance testing & research Institute
Hydration biosensor weighs less than 0.5 ounces and is similar in size to a Garmin watch face. The electronic pod is durable, reusable, and built to last. The pod clips onto a single-use sweat patch and transmits data to your phone, watch, or bike computer every second.
Why would you do this test? The Nix app analyzes your personal sweat profile to provide actionable data during your workout and helps you prepare for your next one. Stream real-time fluid and electrolyte loss data, Receive personalized hydration notifications, identify your personal sweat rate, electrolyte loss rate, and sweat composition data range, Understand correlation to environmental conditions using the Nix Index™. Calculate the Nix Index™ for a given workout in the future based on the weather forecast, recommend fluid and electrolyte needs for that workout based on historical data in those conditions, Select a hydration product matched to your sweat composition – or mix a custom formulation from your favorite hydration product
Who is this test recommended for? Sweat analysis & training is recommended for every athlete regardless of their age or the sport they play.
How often should you repeat this test? Sweat analysis testing & training should be tested every 3-6 months.
Which body parts are or can be tested? Sweat analysis
What are the results of this test? The proprietary Nix patch detects electrochemical biomarkers in your sweat.
Once you start sweating, your sweat rate, electrolyte loss rate, and sweat composition are measured in the flow channel. The patch sticks onto the surface of the skin with kinesiology tape for flexible adhesion and comfort.
What does this help to improve? The Nix app analyzes your personal sweat profile to provide actionable data during your workout and helps you prepare for your next one.