Sports Technology Institute

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Dr Sean Mitchell BTech PhD AMIMechE MISEA

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Research Interests

Dr. Mitchell's interests are focused on sports equipment, primarily in Computer aided design, analysis and manufacture, human performance implications for equipment design, improved standards, testing procedures and devices and novel materials and processes.

Current research activities include tennis racket power evaluation, hollow sports ball impact phenomena, equipment design for junior players, quantifying feel in ball/implement sports and play quality, perception and fatigue using larger tennis balls.

External Roles

Member of the Editorial Board of the international journal Sports Engineering (International Sports Engineering Association).