HAAKE, S. J. (1999). Sports engineering. In: SANDERS, R. H. and GIBSON , B. J., (eds.) ISBS '99 : XVII international symposium on biomechanics in sports. Vol.1: scientific proceedings. International society of biomechanics in sports, 131-135.Full text not available from this repository.
The historical nature of sports engineering is considered and an attempt for the recent popularity of sports engineering is given. The development of sports engineering in the 1990's is described and the interaction of technology and sport assessed with the conclusion that technology causes step jumps in performance while coaching, nutrition and training produces for larger increases in performance. The global sports engineering community is described and the size assessed as approximately 1000 researchers. Finally, a warning is given on the dangers of the misuse of technology in sport.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||17th international symposium on biomechanics in sports, held 30 June - 6 July 1999, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia|
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Centre for Sports Engineering Research|
|Depositing User:||Carole Harris|
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2010 16:31|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2010 16:41|
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