The design of a prosthetic leg for an athlete is a complex one, many materials such as polypropylene, silicone, titanium and carbon fibre composites are used, while the design must take into account a...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=191 | 16 Mar 2001
The IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which begin on August 15 in Berlin, are the world's biggest sporting event of 2009. There's no doubt that records will be broken again when the top runners...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=18077 | 15 Jul 2009
The Paralympic games are bigger than ever, with 4280 athletes competing across 166 teams, and much new found media attention.
This article looks at the composition and manufacture of running blades...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=6792 | 10 Sep 2012
Higher, faster, further – in striving to create new records athletes push themselves to the limits of their capabilities. Stadium surfaces promote these outstanding achievements and help prevent...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=13244 | 11 Aug 2008
A Diltant, often referred to as a 'shear thickening' material portrays some extremely interesting material properties; it's viscosity actually increases with the applied rate of shear strain.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=6113 | 27 Jun 2012