Carbon fibre plates in running shoes have been thought to improve running economy, a major contributor to distance running performance. But how much of this claim is marketing? And how much is backed up by scientific evidence?
Posts tagged as Sportsengineering
The weekly recap of what is going on in the world of biomechanics.
Comparison of head impact measurements via an instrumented mouthguard and an anthropometric testing device | Special Topics in Sports Engineering 2020
Performance in cycling is the result of the physiological capacity of the athlete and the chosen bike/material and their interaction. Combining the propulsive and resistive forces acting on the bicycle, a prediction can be made about the cyclist's performance during a time trial.