Archive of Previous Lectures

Why do we need a 3D printed basketball?


A 3D printed basketball made by Wilson Sporting Goods was used by Houston Rockets player K J Martin in the 2023 NBA All Star Dunk contest Why was this basketball made and why does it matter? What are the academic, scientific, business, and social implications of using such a technology in sport? How do innovations like this intersect with the Sports Engineering community? Learn the history and forecast the future of the ball.


Recording: Only logged in ISEA members can access recordings of lectures
Location: Online - Zoom
Date: 23/10/23
Organisers: Nadine Lippa Ph.D., R&D Manager Team Sports Wilson Sporting Goods

Simulate human body mechanics considering environment and even intention


Professor Motomu Nakashima from the Department of Systems and Control Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan will present the second lecture in our new series of International Lectures. Join us for a fascinating insight into human body mechanical simulation.


Recording: Only logged in ISEA members can access recordings of lectures
Location: Online
Date: 25/08/23
Organisers: Akihiro Matsuda

Player-Surface Traction on Synthetic Turf Pitches


Professor Steph Forrester (Sports Technology Institute, Loughborough University, UK) will give a talk on Player-Surface Traction on Synthetic Turf Pitches. In addition, she will take the opportunity to invite attendees to ISEA2024 – 15th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport at Loughborough University, 8-11th July 2024.


Recording: Only logged in ISEA members can access recordings of lectures
Location: Online
Date: 26/06/23
Organisers: Giuseppe Sanseverino, Akihiro Matsuda, Patrick Drane