General News

New Executive Committee announced at the AGM

The ISEA announced the new Executive Committee at the AGM held 4 November 2020.

Election results

Directors
President – Jonathan Shepherd
Secretary – Chloe Newman-Mann
Special Adviser – Kim Blair
Treasurer – Marcus Dunn

Executive Committee Members:
Matt Carré
Arjen Jansen
Nadine Lippa
Franziska Mally
Nicola Petrone
Stefan Schwanitz
Lloyd Smith
David Thiel
Paul Wood

Student Representatives on Executive Committee:
Anna Giesler
Patrick Mayerhofer

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2020 STUDENT PROJECT COMPETITION

The deadline has now been extended to the 11th November 2020, 5pm UTC

Why not submit your work?

This competition is open to undergraduate, masters, and PhD students of years 2019 and 2020, at any institution of higher education in the world, who have undertaken a project on a sports engineering or technology topic. Projects are defined as work wherein the students are the primary contributor. Both individual and group submissions are eligible (please see prizes for clarification).

Please present your work in the form of an infographic. An infographic is the utilisation of visual images (such as a chart or diagram) to represent information or data in a quick and easily understandable way. Selected entries will be made available on the website and social media platforms and are an excellent way to showcase your research to a wider audience.

For further details on the criteria please see http://www.sportsengineering.org/2020-student-project-competition/

Announcing the 2020 Student Project Competition

Why not submit your work?

This competition is open to undergraduate, masters, and PhD students of years 2019 and 2020, at any institution of higher education in the world, who have undertaken a project on a sports engineering or technology topic. Projects are defined as work wherein the students are the primary contributor. Both individual and group submissions are eligible (please see prizes for clarification).

Please present your work in the form of an infographic. An infographic is the utilisation of visual images (such as a chart or diagram) to represent information or data in a quick and easily understandable way. Selected entries will be made available on the website and social media platforms and are an excellent way to showcase your research to a wider audience.

For further details on the criteria please see http://www.sportsengineering.org/2020-student-project-competition/

Partnership with icSPORTS 2020

The ISEA is pleased to announce a partnership with icSPORTS 2020 – http://www.icsports.org/ for the 8th International Conference on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Submission Deadline: May 19, 2020 November
05 – 06, 2020 Budapest, Hungary

Most human activities, including sports, are becoming more and more technological. Engineering in general and Information Technology in particular are important in the support for many activities directly or indirectly related to sport sciences, including improvement of physical activities, sports medicine, biotechnology and nutrition, sports management, and all other application areas in sports. This conference intends to be a meeting point for both academics, sport professionals and practitioners to exchange ideas and develop synergies.

icSPORTS is organized in 4 major tracks:

1 – Computer Systems in Sports
2 – Health and Support Technology
3 – Signal Processing in Human Movement
4 – Sport Performance and Support Technology

Conference Chair(s) Jan Cabri, LIROMS – Luxembourg Institute of Research in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Science, Luxembourg

Program Chair(s) Pedro Pezarat-Correia, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal João Vilas-Boas, Faculty of Sport, and Porto Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Porto, Portugal

In Cooperation with Sport Sciences Research Institute of Iran European Society of Biomechanics European Paralympic committee Società Italiana di Anatomia e Istologia International Sports Engineering Association.

With the presence of internationally distinguished keynote speakers: Nikolaos Stergiou, University of Nebraska Medical Center, United States Bernd Grimm, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg.

Proceedings will be submitted for indexation by: The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography Thomson Reuters Engineering Index (EI) SCOPUS Semantic Scholar Google Scholar Microsoft Academic

All papers presented at the conference venue will also be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library. Kind regards, Andreia Pereira icSPORTS Secretariat

Address: Av. S. Francisco Xavier Lote 7 Cv. C, Setubal 2900-616, Portugal Tel: +351 265 520 184 Web: http://www.icsports.org e-mail: icsports.secretariat@insticc.org

ISEA 2020 registration is open!

The registration site has now opened. You can go to the site from the page below: https://www.isea2020.org/registration/index.html

Delegates also have a special rate for hotel reservation. You can find the details at: https://www.isea2020.org/accommodation/index.html

Reservation has to be made together with the registration.

2020 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science (ACSS 2020)

Website: https://acss.ear.com.sg

Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science (ACSS 2020), themed “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Enhance Sport Performance”, the two-day Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science. We encourage research papers and training approaches based on integrating different disciplines applied in Sport Science to enhance sport performance to be submitted to the conference. Expect presentations on the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sport Science.
Join us for this exciting Conference in Singapore from 16th to 17th July 2020 at the Furama Riverfront Hotel.

ACSS Keynote Speakers:
Cherie Tan, Singapore National Bowler, Gold at World Women’s Bowling Championships 2019, Women’s Masters Dr. Stephen Burns, Physical Education & Sports Science, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University Dr. Masato Kawabata, Physical Education & Sports Science, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University Dr. Ian Tim Heazlewood, Associate Professor – Exercise and Sports Science, Charles Darwin University
Enquiries: anthonytan@ear.com.sg
Web address: https://acss.ear.com.sg
Sponsored by: East Asia Research and Charles Darwin University

Winners of the 2019 Student Project Competition Announced

The ISEA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Student Project Competition.

1st Philippe Gosselin; Ski damping technologies

2nd Harley Towler; Customising moment of inertia of a badminton racket: Effects on performance and impact location

3rd Sasa Cigoja; Midsole bending stiffness of running shoes & muscle-tendon unit mechanics

The winner’s project posters can be viewed here:

Philippe Gosselin

Harley Towler

Sasa Cigoja

2019 Student Project Competition open

Calling all eligible students to submit their work for the 2019 Student Project Competition. Projects are defined as work wherein the students are the primary contributor. Both individual and group submissions are eligible (please see prizes for clarification).

Prizes
1st prize: £1000 and full membership to the ISEA for one year*
2nd prize: £500 and full membership to the ISEA for one year*
3rd prize: Full membership to the ISEA for one year*
*The prize funds for group submissions will be shared equally among members and each member will receive student ISEA membership for one year.

Further information on how to submit your work can be found here.

The deadline is 31 October 2019 for submissions.

The results will be announced on 2 December 2019.

Full application procedure can be found here http://www.sportsengineering.org/2019-student-project-competition/

ISEA2020 – Conference news

We are pleased to inform you that the Abstract Submission of The 13th conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2020) has just opened!

The details are on the below web page: http://www.isea2020.org/abstract/index.html

The deadline of the submission is 15 July 2019.

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ISEA2020 – THE ENGINEERING OF SPORT13
Date: 22 – 25 June, 2020
Website: http://www.isea2020.org
Conference Venue: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Contact: secretariat@isea2020.org

Important Deadlines:
– Abstract Submission: 15 July 2019
– Paper Submission: 30 October 2019

Winner of the 2018 Student Project Competition Announced

Many congratulations to this year’s winners.

1st: Sasa Cigoja (University of Calgary)

2nd: Teodorico Caporaso and Stanislao Grazioso (University of Naples Federico II)

3rd: Alexander Spoelstra (TU Delft)

Prize breakdown
1st : 1000 GBP and full membership for one year
2nd: 500 GBP and full membership for one year
3rd: full membership for one year