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SPGM research on injury prevention in alpine skiing on Swiss television

On 3 December, the professorship celebrated the coming Christmas season with the Chair of Ergonomics at the Schlierseer Alm. After a short hike in the snow, all participants enjoyed the Glühwein and - due to corona - the delicious food around the fire outside with a nice view on the lake and…

The professorship welcomes Gheorghe Lisca as a PhD student. As a researcher, he developed Artificial Intelligence for controlling service and social robots. As an entrepreneur, he founded one start-up, and was the CTO of a second one. Now, he will explore Deep Reinforcement Learning algorithms for…

Best Student Paper Award 2021 - 9th International Conference on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support (icSPORTS) for the Professorship of Sports Equipment and Materials

Since September, our premises have been home to a cycling research tool - the idmatch bike-fitting system from Selle Italia. The system is currently used in a study to measure pressure distributions on road bike saddles in women's road cycling within the SHER project. With the help of the…

The Professorship of Sports Equipment and Materials gathered for a PhD student workshop at the Schneefernerhaus  Research Station on Zugspitze from October 11-12, 2021. The trip started with great weather and great views and ended with a misty ride on the Zugspitzbahn. Current research topics and…

A paper outlining the benefits of a mechatronic ski binding is published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. The paper is a result of the work done at the professorship.  The paper can be downloaded free of charge for 50 days via this link: …

Last month, a delegation from the German Sport University Cologne visited us. Prof. Uwe Kersting and his two PhD Students travelled all the way to Munich to see our lab and to discuss about common research topics. We could find some common work to do on the theme shoe-surface interaction. We would…

Some measurements were done last week in the hospital Rechts der Isar at the professorship for experimental magnetic resonance tomography (Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Karampinos). A model phantom was studied during the measurements. the phantom could represent the properties of a human leg. These measures…

During the course "Workshop Sporttechnology", 16 students and their supervisors were three days long on the Zugspitze...