Development of equipment for use in sport

JAMES, David (2012). Development of equipment for use in sport. School Science Review, 93 (345), 77-84.

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No one has ever been able to create a running shoe that can make one run faster, but in other sports the design of equipment has the potential to offer considerable enhancement. Judgement has to be made as to whether such advantage becomes unfair. This article indicates many possible sports in which the equipment plays an important part in the achievement of success, and it provides greater detail in three very different cases: throwing the javelin, the choice of swimsuit, and the use of running prosthetics for the disabled.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Page Range: 77-84
Depositing User: Carole Harris
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2016 09:18
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 18:15

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