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Case Studies

  • Speed with Guy Martin: Breaking a world record

    Guy Martin and CSER were tasked with designing an unpowered sledge capable of breaking the existing world record on snow set by Rolf Allerdissen in Germany

  • Second Lives for the Third Age (SL3A)

    We surveyed a group of older people to explore what activities they would like to enact in a virtual world. We then prototyped an age appropriate garden environment in Second Life and piloted it with a small group of older users.

  • Field based gait retraining to reduce lower extremity loads in runners

    In this project, we developed a field-based system to measure tibial shock and provide biofeedback for gait retraining.

  • Functional Electrical Stimulation using array electrodes

    Developing a system for correction of foot-drop using FES capable of automatically finding good electrode sites.

  • Testing goal-line technology

    Sheffield Hallam University's Centre for Sports Engineering Research tested the accuracy of the goal line technology installations at every Premier League ground

  • ShuttleShox: Outdoor Badminton

    With the support of a range of funding sources CSER have developed a shuttle that is proven to be less wind affected than traditional designs during outdoor play

  • THOR

    Producing a bespoke tool for Hammer performance analysis for use in the indoor training area at the Loughborough HiPAC.

  • The Jump!

    We have been providing measuring services for The Jump!, a Channel 4 reality show in which celebrities and sports stars compete in a series of Winter sports events

  • UKSport Skeleton Bobsled

    CSER designed and constructed a series of equipment rigs and assessment tools for use by British Skeleton in the lead up to and during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games for use with the BLACKROC sled, used by Amy Williams to win gold.

  • Trueness Meter - Golf Green Roughness Measurement

    The STRI consult with golf courses on the best ways to improve the quality of their golf greens. They are able to prescribe interventions which improve condition of greens making them play more predictably.

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