Engineers in sport
Serving up tennis technology
James works as a sports engineer down at the International Tennis Federation in south-west London. He helps to keep a balance between tradition and technology in this forward-thinking sport, covering balls, rackets, court surfaces and footwear. We took a trip down to their testing lab to find out more...
Cricket, wickets, maths and physics
Dr David James is a sports engineer and course leader for the Sports Engineering MSc at Sheffield Hallam University. Read about how he helps big sports companies, sports governing bodies and professional teams in their quest for cutting-edge sports equipment...
A new track record
Structural engineers can play a crucial role in sports by building stadiums so that everyone can see the action. We spoke to Pete about his involvement with the Velodrome and other projects!
Patty Srinath works in the Digital Sports department at the Nike headquarters. She uses her engineering knowledge and her love of sports to make brand new gadgets to track and measure our fitness!