Sports Technology

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Edited By: Prof F.K. Fuss, Prof A. Subic, Dr R. Mehta

Online ISSN: 1934-6190

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    Featuring top athletes (page 61)

    Franz Konstantin Fuss, Aleksandar Subic and Rabindra Mehta

    Article first published online: 3 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/jst.114

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    Sustainable design and environmental impact of materials in sports products (pages 67–79)

    Aleksandar Subic, Adrian Mouritz and Olga Troynikov

    Article first published online: 3 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/jst.117

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    The article provides a detailed review and discussion of the main issues associated with the use of advanced materials in sports products, focusing in particular of the contemporary research and practice driving sustainable design of sports products. This includes the application and integration of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in sports equipment design. The sustainable use of composite materials in sports equipment as well as natural and synthetic fibres in sports apparel is examined in detail, including the sustainable design practice, manufacture and recycling/reuse issues. © 2010 John Wiley and Sons Asia Pte Ltd

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    Towards a wearable device for skill assessment and skill acquisition of a tennis player during the first serve (pages 129–136)

    Amin Ahmadi, David Rowlands and Daniel Arthur James

    Article first published online: 7 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/jst.112

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    The most important stroke in tennis is the serve. In this article, wearable sensors are important and are shown to be capable of assessing key biomechanical parameters that determine serve performance. © 2010 John Wiley and Sons Asia Pte Ltd

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    Design of an instrumented bowling ball and its application to performance analysis in tenpin bowling (pages 97–110)

    Franz Konstantin Fuss

    Article first published online: 11 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/jst.104

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    This study reports the development of a smart tenpin bowling ball, instrumented with 6D force and moment transducers. The ball measures the forces and moments applied by the thumb and fingers to the ball, and enables the identification and quantification of performance parameters for optimization of training. © 2009 John Wiley and Sons Asia Pte Ltd

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    Effect of glove type on wheelchair rugby sports performance (pages 121–128)

    Marlies Lutgendorf, Barry Mason, Lucas van der Woude and Victoria Louise Goosey-Tolfrey

    Article first published online: 10 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/jst.103

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    The interaction between the gloves and hand rim is critcal for wheelchair sports performance, yet little information is available that may aid performance. This study evaluated different glove conditions on standardised wheelchair rugby skills performance in able-bodied subjects. © 2009 John Wiley and Sons Asia Pte Ltd

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