Auxetic foam for snowsport safety devices

Part of book or chapter of book English OPEN
Allen, Tom; Duncan, Olly; Foster, Leon; Senior, Terry; Zampieri, Davide; Edeh, Victor; Alderson, Andrew;

Skiing and snowboarding are popular snow-sports with inherent risk of injury. There is potential to reduce the prevalence of injuries by improving and implementing snow-sport safety devices with the application of advanced materials. This paper investigates the applicat... View more
  • References (5)

    Lisiecki J, Błażejewicz T, Kłysz S et al (2013) Tests of polyurethane foams with negative Poisson's ratio. Phys. Status Solidi B 250(10):1988-1995 Machold W, Kwasny O, Gäler P et al (2000) Risk of injury through snowboarding. J.

    Trauma Acute Care Surg. 48(6):1109-1114 Matsumoto K, Sumi H, Sumi Y et al (2004) Wrist fractures from snowboarding: a prospective study for 3 seasons from 1998 to 2001. Clin J Sport Med 14:64-71 Michel FI, Schmitt KU, Greenwald, RM et al (2013) White Paper: functionality and efficacy of wrist protectors in snowboarding-towards a harmonized international standard. Sports Engineering 16(4):197-210 Pastorino P, Scarpa FL, Patsias S et al (2007) Strain rate dependence of stiffness and Poisson's ratio of auxetic open cell PU foams. Phys. Status Solidi B 244(3):955- 965

    Russell K, Hagel B, Goulet C (2010) Snowboarding. In: Caine DJ, Harmer PA, Schiff MA (eds) Epidemiology of injuries in Olympic Sports, Volume XVI. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, pp 447-472 Russell K, Hagel B, Francescutti LH (2007) The effect of wrist guards on wrist and arm injuries among snowboarders: a systematic review. Clin J Sport Med 17(2):145- 150

    Sanami M et al (2014) Auxetic materials for sports applications. In: James D, Choppin S, Allen T, Wheat J, Fleming P. The Engineering of Sport 10, 10th conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Sheffield July 2015.

    Procedia Engineering 72:453-458 Schmitt KU, Liechti B, Michel, FI et al (2010) Are current back protectors suitable to prevent spinal injury in recreational snowboarders?. Br. J. Sports. Med. 44(11):822- 826.

  • Related Organizations (2)
  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark