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Technology can give athletes that extra crucial edge over their rivals, help referees to make difficult decisions and give fans exciting new ways to experience the action. But as video-assisted refereeing at the World Cup has highlighted, new advances bring new challenges to sport too. Join host Clare Balding as she discusses the issues with former England rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio, Paralympian world-record holder Hannah Cockroft, chief operating officer of BT Sport Jamie Hindhaugh and sports engineer Steve Haake.
Available on Questia. From the mechanics of club design to modeling the trajectory of the ball once it leaves the club face, The Science of the Perfect Swing unravels some of the elusive mysteries about what it takes to play a great game of golf.
Clearinghouse for Sport brings together Australia's leading sport and active recreation agencies to connect people in sport to a world of ideas, experience and knowledge. Membership is free. Use your school email address to join.
Changes or introductions of technology or equipment can affect how a sport is played or influence its performances. This article conducted a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature to identify any case studies of controversial events surrounding the implementation or use of sports technology.
This link is to a HSC study guide on the use of technology. Follow the link on the left toolbar to the use of technology in training innovation, equipment advances and ethical issues related to technology use in sport.
The Australian Sports Technologies Network celebrates the sports technology eco-system in Australia. Below is a list of 100+ innovative companies which include leading sports technologies businesses, national sporting organisations, research institutions, sports distributors/retailers, governments, service providers and investors.
SportTechie is the world's leading resource devoted to the intersection of sports and technology. Our reporting covers the latest technological innovations, ideas, and products that impact the fan experience, venue management, investments, player performance, and sports industry as a whole.
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This link includes videos from The Royal Institution - Technology in Sport: Is it Cheating?; A Grand Unified theory of Tennis; The Sports Measurement Problem; What Do I Tell My Athlete? (Diving); A Brief History of Sport.