Ongoing projects

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An overview of the projects currently underway at Sports Tech Research Centre. The research is conducted within the three main areas:  "Biomechanics and Performance Optimization", "Human and Equipment Interaction" and "Additive Manufacturing and Materials".


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Amorphous metals

The project aims to produce so called amorphous metals by additive manufacturing. These types of metals have a durability that far exceeds most conventional metallic materials, such as high strength steel and titanium alloys.

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Cryotherapy of skeletal cancer

Treatment of skeletal cancer is today an extensive procedure, both in terms of the procedure itself, but also regarding the patient's recovery time after surgery. In the project, a new method of cryotherapy (freezing treatment) of skeletal cancer will be developed.

Projekt airdrag

Effects of air drag and drafting in double poling cross-country skiing

The aim is to study the effects of air drag and drafting in double poling cross-country skiing by examining how much force and energy the skiers can save by skiing behind the front skier.

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The project INNOKOMP, Innovative powder-based component technology, focuses on powder, a green technology, as raw material for further processing. Part of the project focuses on additive manufacturing as an opportunity for advanced and flexible products in terms of production volume and mass production.

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Para canoe

In para sports there are differences in performance, which is compensated by classification, where the final result is adjusted depending on the person's impairment. The project aims to make the classification in para sport more fair.

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Physiological effects of breathing resistance in equipment for measurements of aerobic energy expenditure

The project aims to study breathing resistance in flow meters, valves, mixing chambers and respiratory hoses, as well as its effects on athletes pulmonary ventilation and aerobic energy expenditure.

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Running downhill

Being able to keep high speed at steep downhill slopes when running outdoors is an important factor for performance in undulating terrain. However, to date research is sparse regarding the most effective running technique for a fast downhill descent as well as what requirements such a technique puts on the equipment to optimize the body's motion.

Maskiningenjör - produktutveckling

Sports Tech Innovation Initiative

Sports Tech Innovation Initiative - STII, is a joint venture between Mid University and the business community, which will strengthen renewal and competitiveness primarily with companies engaged in innovative products in the industry and in the outdoors sector.

Spray 2

Spray 2

Self-driving vehicles must be capable of operating in all kinds of weather, therefore, it is important to to test the systems and its sensors in different weather conditions with reduced visibility. The project aims at developing test methods for weather-independent vehicle sensors and cameras for ADAS systems.