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This summer semester, the Professorship for Sports Equipment and Sports Materials was again at the Zugspitze with 17 students for three days as part of the course “Methods Seminar Sports Technology”. We spent the night at the Schneefernerhaus research station at an altitude of around 2650m below the…

Two chapters in the recently (May 2024) published Springer textbook “SPORTS TECHNOLOGY” (edited by D. Memmert) have been authored by SpGM team members. Professor Senner, A. Hermann and P. Carqueville contributed chapter 9  “Mechatronic Ski Binding “, where they describe the background and the design…

This winter semester, the Associate Professorship of Sport Equipment and Sport Materials was part of a very special event: together with 12 TUM students, we went to the winter school in the Slovenian winter sports resort of Kranjska Gora for ten days from 6 March to 16. Winter school is an academic…

In a recently published study (LINK), which appeared in the journal "Sports Engineering", Bahador Keshvari, together with Long Lehoang and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Veit Senner, investigated the influence of different outsole configurations on rotation and translation using a mechanical prosthetic foot. This…

As every semester, the SpGM takes 15 students to the Zugspitze for 3 days as part of the course "Methods Seminar Sports Technology ". Students spend the night in high alpine surroundings at an altitude of 2650m in the "Schneefernerhaus" research station. In preparation for this excursion, various…

The invitation to give a keynote at the Biomedical Science and Engineering Congress (BioMed 2023) provided Professor Senner the pleasure of a 3½-day-trip to Dubai (Emirates). The focus of this scientific conference: Cutting-edge technologies and innovative approaches to improving human health…

At the Associate Professorship of Sports Equipment and Sport Materials, we are actively working on promoting girls in MINT subjects (mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology) in order to attract young female talent in this MINT area. With this in mind, Anne Weinfurtner visited…

That's with a perfect weather that we went at the Oktoberfest. It was a nice time there and we could enjoy a beer in a nice atmosphere. At the same time Ms. Reif and her Band played on the scene. We were happy to be there and we will certainly come back! Prost!

In early July, the Julius Wolff Institute in Berlin hosted a workshop on the biomechanics of the spine for the fourth time. Under the title "Spine Loading and Deformation," internationally renowned scientists gather every four years to exchange information on the latest developments in research on…

The time had come again! As part of the course "Methodology Seminar Sports Technology", 15 TUM students carried out three days of measurements in a high alpine environment on the Zugspitze. This time the seminar was held in cooperation with Lowa. With the help of high-speed cameras, pressure and…