School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


A golfer involved in a research study

Sports Technology Research Group

Active since 1986 we have developed an international reputation for the computer-aided design, simulation and manufacture of sporting goods.

Our international reputation has been established through our work with global brands including Adidas, Callaway Golf, Canterbury of New Zealand, Dunlop, Head, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Slazenger, Spalding, Speedo and Umbro.

The Group is housed within a dedicated £15M facility – the Sports Technology Institute - which boasts a range of state-of-the-art equipment and bespoke test rigs.

Visit the Sports Technology Institute website to find out more about specific research projects.