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Running Power Estimator

Description

A running power estimator using pace and gradient based on Manetti et. al. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12183501). The running power is saved to FIT. Note that GPS-calculated elevation may have major distortion and affecting Run Power results.</p><p></p><p>Example: Running 95 minutes and burning 1400cal. 1400 * 4184 / (90 * 60) gives an average of 1084.7 Watt .</p><p></p><p>Settings:</p><p></p>

What’s New

V 3.2.0</p><p>Upgrade to SDK 3.0. Different float parsing for user settings. </p><p></p><p>V 3.0.0</p><p>Upgrade to SDK 2.4.4</p><p></p><p>V 2.2.0:</p><p>Upgrade to SDK 2.4.2</p><p></p><p>V 2.1.0:</p><p>Unique labels for chart and FIT entries</p><p>Fixed issue of gradient calculation</p><p></p><p>V 2.0.7:</p><p>Zero gradient at start until elapsed time greater than averaging time</p><p>Upgrade to SDK 2.4.1</p>

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Average Rating: (20 Ratings)

BEPPO
23 May 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Awesome app! A friend who is using STRYD, did a "quality" check to your app with very good match! So I am using the Running Power Estimator almost one year! :) One thing. Since I synchronize my activities to RUNALYZE, would it be possible to record the power values into the FIT native field for power (AFAIK nativeNum = 7)? Otherwise the power value is not showing up in RUNALYZE, this results in absence of the interesting training efficient values.

Marc M
04 May 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Wow, I'm not as hardcore of a runner as many people but I was really excited to find this - as one reviewer put it - "poor man's powermeter". And for the data to actually show up in Garmin Connect is amazing too. Really excellent work on this Data Field - I'm going to share it with our running group.

Developer Reply
04 May 2019, tmatthey71

Thanks! Compared to Stryd sensor; a "poor man's powermeter" :-D

Dani B
03 April 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Excellent

Developer Reply
04 May 2019, tmatthey71

Thanks!

Mohamed
07 March 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Thanks for this data field. I'm just wondering whether you know why the gradient graph doesn't show negative values in the android version of Garmin Connect. https://i.imgur.com/CzP2qhN.png

Developer Reply
08 March 2019, tmatthey71

Hi Mohamed, Thanks! No good explanation. On IOS you can see the negative gradient, but it looks like HR plot, only GarminConnect gets it right. Could be a setting in the graph, but I cannot recall anything like that.

Paolo Carletto
06 February 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Interesting idea! Using Power for training is the best idea ever!! Some suggestions: get the personal weight from the personal informations from Garmin Connect! If there are no recent infos you can use the last registered weight or a custom value as you're doing actually! And you should publish the average power for the session too. But it's anyway a great job!

Developer Reply
17 February 2019, tmatthey71

Thanks! I've put on my plans to pick weight from the user profile. Less hassle with Android due to comma interpretation I never figured out.

JUAN ANDRES ESTÉVEZ
18 January 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Buena app para empezar a entrenar con watios muy estable y sencilla,guarda en Garmin IQ los datos en Strava no e podido tengo Garmin Fénix 3 HR Gracias al desarrollador de la app un saludo

Developer Reply
21 January 2019, tmatthey71

Thx!

Eduardo.Chavez
07 January 2019 | Version 3.2.0

Hi, I´ve just did my first run with the app, I could see run power while running and average/max values on Garmin Connect after synchro. But I also use Training Peaks and the power data is not been showing there, is there something we can do to have power values in TP???

Developer Reply
07 January 2019, tmatthey71

Hi, I do not think I can do much about that; more an issue how Training Peaks reads the data from Garmin.

Tisztul_A_Visztula
19 December 2018 | Version 3.2.0

Poor man’s powermeter. I love it.

Developer Reply
03 January 2019, tmatthey71

Thanks!

D. Ro.
08 December 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

i cannot see the parameter not in my garmin connect since a 1/2 year by garmin fenix 3 hr, in despite of new install the app and all updates i have send a e-mail to the developer with not replay

Developer Reply
18 December 2018, tmatthey71

You may try 3.2.0. I update to the newest SDK 3.0.6.

Wayde
26 October 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

Good day, it does work perfectly. however i can't access the averages and max values? is there something i need to change to view this post run even? im using a fenix 3hr

Developer Reply
18 December 2018, tmatthey71

Thx! The max and avg should show in GarminConnect.

claudiomaggi
10 October 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

On my epix I try to add the app. It seems ok in the fields settings but when starting the run it visualize the timer... What should i try?

Developer Reply
18 December 2018, tmatthey71

Need to add it in Running Settings.

FloToHu
05 October 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

Great app and graphs look really reliable. Just upgraded to 3.0.0-upd3. I even deleted IQ app and installed completely new, but in settings it still shows 2.2.0. Did you forget to upgrade version number?

Developer Reply
05 October 2018, tmatthey71

Yes, indeed.

Andreas Neureiter
29 August 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

It works great on my fenix 3 HR – tahnke for the App. I have only one issue, in Garmin Connect, the graphics are correct, but there is no summary (average Power, maximum Power) the value is also missing in the last lap. Any idears welcome.

Developer Reply
02 October 2018, tmatthey71

Thanks. The average and maximum power should show up in Garmin Connect, at least it did previously; not sure why. The average for the last lap is probably not treated correctly, but the intention was to update the avg & max all the times such tha also the last lap has the values.

Mohamed
22 August 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

The data field seems to work fine. However, if I change any parameter in the settings, it stops working, even if I return the values to the default. I tried changing the default weight to my current weight and it stopped working. I am using this on my Fenix 3 HR. Please try to investigate why. Thanks for your work.

Developer Reply
22 August 2018, tmatthey71

I assume you have Android phone, know issue. Please use Garmin Express.

paslade
05 August 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

Tried this, this morning on a Hilly Run. Looks good so far, seems to represent effort quite well. Realised that I needed to set my weight in the settings which will change the numbers.

Developer Reply
22 August 2018, tmatthey71

Thanks!

Michael Kjær
10 July 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

Awesome, thanks. i’ll start by give you 5stars just for making this app avaiable. I’ll update my review after having used to app for some time. Is this data comperable to Stryd or Garmin Power? Assume the 24% makes it more comparable to Stryd data. How might the missing components Vertical ocsillation etc effect the data? Any idea if it is possible to use the stryd test to determine power zone? Any experience with changing the update times, when using a foot pod and F5 altimeter. What are the best setting? Using a foot pod should make the pace very stable meaning a fairly low setting should be possible, some older suunto apps were using 3s and 10s with great success. Same when not using GPS altimeter, although I dont know how often the watch updates these data. So many questions. Thanks, I’ll start using the app straight away.

Tisztul_A_Visztula
12 June 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd3

Still 5 stars even after the update.

Developer Reply
22 August 2018, tmatthey71

Thanks!

Tisztul_A_Visztula
06 May 2018 | Version 3.0.0-upd

Hi tmatthey71, I tested both Running Power Estimator and Running Power Estimator II. To be honest I preferred to keep Running Power Estimator II and deleted Running Power Estimator, because the newer version gave me a bit more different result. Can you please elaborate what the difference between them is? Based on "what's new" section there should not be any. Thanks, Zoltan

Developer Reply
07 May 2018, tmatthey71

Hi Zoltan, In RPE II I used the coefficients from Minetti at. al. paper. Previous I used coefficients I had fitted based on the raw data from Minetti et. al. paper, which gave 5% more for horizontal segments. Not sure what is best, but I think it's best to stick the the coefficients in the paper to get more accurate values close to horizontal segments, even the curve is not the best fit as whole. I hope this answers your question.

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