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Spijkerman, B. (author)
Discus throwing outdoors provides the coach and athlete with direct feedback on the performance in the form of a final distance. Even by eye this can intuitively be judged. When switching to indoor training come winter, this intuitive measure is taken away as the athletes throw into a net suspended 5–8 metres in front of them. The coach believes...
master thesis 2017
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Dijkema, E. (author)
The goal of the ASICS- Innovation on the move project was to provide ASICS with more insight into their current innovation processes and provide them with recommendations on how these could be improved. A design project was executed to illustrate the strategic recommendations. This led to the design of ASICS Vibe. Vibe is a wearable device which...
master thesis 2017
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Oude Nijhuis, R. (author)
Avalanches cause injuries to more than 1500 people on an annual basis. 150 of those victims do not live to tell the tale. As such, avalanches are the most prominent safety concern for freeriders. Most lives can be saved by prolonging the breathing period that buried avalanche victims have from 15 minutes (after which acute asphyxiation occurs)...
master thesis 2016
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Van Berchum, V.A.H. (author)
This masker thesis describes the design process of the basketball backstop of the future. A basketball backstop is the piece of equipment with a ring, on which the players score during a game of basketball. The game of basketball is changing; fans want a more engaging game experience and sports marketing becomes increasingly important. Schelde...
master thesis 2016
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Wibbens, B.P. (author)
In the early 2000’s, the field hockey stick faced a transition from wood towards composites. Since then, the trend is to produce stiffer sticks by applying more carbon fibre to reinforce the composite. With the use of composites, sticks became lighter and stiffer, resulting in hitting the ball harder. However, the stiffer stick reduced the...
master thesis 2016
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Konietschke, V.L.M. (author)
Climbing indoors is growing in popularity and is even considered to be included in the Olympic games of 2020 in Japan. Despite the fact that numerous new climbing gyms are being built, there has been little innovation in the gyms themselves. For decades, climbing gyms have wooden walls with plastic holds screwed onto them, and the question...
master thesis 2015
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Moltmaker, M. (author)
During the running activity impact with the ground causes the muscles of the runner to vibrate. Especially vibrations in the lower frequencies of around 10 Hz can be uncomfortable. Footwear can help to decrease muscle vibrations. Softer and more viscous shoes allow the muscles to come to rest at a later moment in time. However, the softness of...
master thesis 2015
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Breedveld, S.C. (author)
Field hockey is a growing sport in the Netherlands, where both the male and female national squads belong amongst the best teams in the world. Field hockey requires a lot of technical capabilities from the player, which not all players possess. This sometimes leads to uncontrolled strikes of the ball, which can lead to accidents and injuries....
master thesis 2015
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Bakker, T.S. (author)
Saddle sores are common. A study on saddle discomfort lead to a new saddle design that has as goal to improve comfort perception of cyclists. This saddle is a one size fits all through its large width and contains a channel design. This channel eliminates tail bone pressure and optimises perineal pressure.
master thesis 2015
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Delfos, R.J. (author)
This report contains the process and the results of the graduation project of Ricco Delfos, performed for the company Athletic Skills Method. The title of the project is: Adaptaball - The design of a product to train the adaptability of football players In the past football players trained in general on natural turf pitch, and nowadays mostly on...
master thesis 2014
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Weerts, L.F. (author)
Manufacturers of extreme sports equipment are constantly seeking to provide the user with both ultimate adrenaline and a feeling of safety and control. These factors drive manufacturers to conducting ongoing research in order to develop the perfect equipment that meets all demands. Wakeboarding is trend sensitive and user demands are high, not...
master thesis 2014
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Van den Hurk, M.M.J.M. (author)
A system is developed to help pommel horse gymnasts train their circling tempo in several ways. Auditory feedforward, auditory feedback and textual feedback aftwards give information about their performance.
master thesis 2014
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Eggenkamp, J.Y. (author)
When sailing with a spinnaker over a long distance, the sailor has to manage other activities, making it impossible to keep an eye on the spinnaker at all time. A spinnaker can easily become unstable and then the risk arises of the spinnaker getting wrapped around the forestay. For the sailor, this creates a sense of distrust in the spinnaker....
master thesis 2014
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Torres, M. (author)
master thesis 2013
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De Vries, J.S. (author)
Dutch outdoor brand ‘Nomad’ has initiated in the past the development of inflatable tent poles, so called air beams. This near to be finished air beam technology is separately developed and is currently not yet implemented in a tent design of the (future) portfolio of Nomad. The goal is to have tents implemented with air beams for the collection...
master thesis 2013
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Hertog, M. (author)
In the last decades major developments took place in the rowing world. In particular, the boat performance has been improved by reduced weight and increased stiffness. Both improvements have led to more efficient use of the rower’s power. However the way to optimize the rowers posture has hardly been hardly improved. During the analysis phase...
master thesis 2012
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Van der Steen, D. (author)
Speed skaters often mention a so called “good feeling”, this “good feeling” is the feeling as if the skating goes automatically. Most of the time this feeling rises when skating behind a better skater, but sometimes it also happens when skating alone. This is the feeling nearly every speed skater is after when skating then they say something...
master thesis 2012
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Van Schaijk, A. (author)
In July 2011, the Volans2 was introduced on the market. It is a single skull, recreational rowing boat designed for a wide public to make the rowing sport more accessible. The design is compact and light, challenging for rowers of variable levels. The implementation of a sliding rigger system (in which the rigger slides instead of the seat)...
master thesis 2012
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Koemans, G.C. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Hagemans, I. (author)
This thesis shows the exploration of the dangers of working on a pilot boat. Finding that impact is one of the major dangers. The selection of a shock mitigating cabin as the ultimate solution. The design of such a cabin and the implementation of this cabin in a 12m pilot boat. The focus was on human factors and lightness. The full carbon boats...
master thesis 2011
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