Sports Technology Institute

The world-leading Sports Technology Research Group was established to have a positive global, social and economic impact on sport through excellent engineering research, teaching and enterprise. The Group has an international reputation for its work with global brands and federations including adidas, PING, Head, FIFA, Wattbike, England & Wales Cricket Board, New Balance, Nike, UK Sport, Reebok, Speedo and Umbro on the design, simulation, testing and manufacture of sporting goods. It is based in the University's £15 million Sports Technology Institute, which boasts a range of state-of-the-art equipment and bespoke test rigs.


The International Sports Engineering Association spans two decades of established research and excellence within sports engineering research and industry. The ISEA promotes collaborative and synergistic growth of academics and industry through conferences, publications and networking. More information on the ISEA, mission and membership can be found on their website.