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What is the role of sportstech in player safety in American Football?

What is the role of sportstech in player safety in American Football?
2022-02  With the Super Bowl being one of the biggest annual sporting events costing a hefty US$7 million for a 30-second commercial spot these days, the spectacle is garnering the ...

Global Supply Chain Issues

Global Supply Chain Issues
2021-10 From the ‘toilet paper crisis’, a current gasoline shortage in the UK, the microchip-shortage affecting automotive, technology devices and consumer electronics to empty supermarket shelves and concerns about delivery ...

Athlete Success in Super Shoes

Athlete Success in Super Shoes
2021-08  Following the Tokyo Olympics, a number of media articles have reported on advancement in footwear technology and its impact on athlete performance.  Terms like 'super shoes' or 'trampoline spikes' ...

Project Management in Sport

Project Management in Sport
2021-07 Regardless whether working on sports infrastructure, technology implementation or other capital expenditure – the traditional project management relies on cascading known activities which are determined by their dependencies. Project plans ...

chemneera new member of Global Expert Networks

chemneera new member of Global Expert Networks
2020-07 chemneera's Dr Martin Schlegel has been listed in the SEAK Expert Witness Directory (SEAK) and admitted as a member of the Varcis Institute Global Expert Network (VIGEN). Expert witness ...

Is Playing on Synthetic Turf Safe?

Is Playing on Synthetic Turf Safe?
2017-06  The International Association for Sports Surface Sciences (ISSS), located in Switzerland, commissioned chemneera to conduct a review of important studies published around the globe in relation to the perceived ...

2:00:25 - Sub-2-hour Marathon requires Collaboration

2:00:25 - Sub-2-hour Marathon requires Collaboration
2017-05 (see also LinkedIn) Saturday May 6 in Monza saw Eliud Kipchoge finishing a marathon with a time of 2:00:25.  The event staged at the Monza racetrack in Italy was ...

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces
2016-03 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation leads to decreased performance and undesirable changes in appearance of polymers.  Typically, polymer substrates contain for example components that may absorb ultraviolet light, which otherwise could ...

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability
2014-05  For many years the sport surfacing industry has made use of recycled materials in their product systems.Use of recycled materials in sport surfacesFrom recycled tires used in polyurethane-bound elastic ...

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'
2014-01 Coatings, adhesive, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) provide the basis for modern sport surfacing applications. From acrylic resins applied on top of asphalt in tennis court applications, 1- and 2-component ...

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA
2013-03 Chemneera chaired the recent synthetic turf technology clinic organised by the Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Association (TTNA).  The workshop provided insight into the environmental credentials of the materials used ...