oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Advances in sports equipment technology that enhance performance
|Article Title||Advances in sports equipment technology that enhance performance|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, Weed, CA, USA|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||21 - 28|
|Keyword(s)||Archery, Canoeing, Cycling, Fencing, Fiberglass fishing poles, Figure skating, Kayaking, Long radius sights, Modern compound bows, Pentathlon, Pole vault, Racing bicycle, Roller skating, Rowing, Shooting, Skiing, Technology influences performance and Tennis|
Modern equipment has revolutionized many sports, leading to major improvements in performance, radical changes in technique, an increase in the sportï¿½s popularity or safety, or in some cases a complete change in the structure of the sport. It is the purpose of this presentation to show the importance of equipment technology in modern Olympic sports and the competitive advantage that can be gained by equipment improvement.
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