Conference awards

Best Paper Award

Sponsored by Sports Engineering Journal

The Sports Engineering Journal is proud to present the Best Paper Award. This prize will be awarded to the orally presented paper which demonstrates the highest quality of research (in methodology, outcome and approach) exhibiting a significant output to the sports engineering community.

Winner: Alexander Spoelstra, Nikhil Mahalingesh and Andrea Sciacchitano
Drafting effect in cycling: on-site aerodynamic investigation by the 'Ring of Fire’”

Higher Degree Research Student Prize

Sponsored by International Sports Engineering Association

The ISEA is honored to be presenting this conference’s award for Best Paper by a higher degree research student. This prize will be awarded to the orally presented paper by a higher degree research student, which demonstrates the highest quality of research (in methodology, outcome and approach) exhibiting a significant output to the sports engineering community.

Winner: Bernhard Hollaus, Christian Raschner and Andreas Mehrle
Development and Verification of a Highly Accurate and Precise Passing Machine for American Football”

ASICS Applied Research Award

Sponsored by ASICS Corporation

ASICS Corporation is pleased to present the ASICS Applied Research Award. This prize will be awarded to the orally presented paper which demonstrates the highest quality of applied research related to development or improvement of sports equipment (shoes, apparel, hitting tools and protectors), facilities, measurement devices and services.

Winner: Matthew Worsey, Hugo G Espinosa, Jonathan B Shepherd, Julian Lewerenz, Florian SM Klodzinski and David V Thiel
“Features observed using multiple inertial sensors for running track and hard-soft sand running: A comparison study”

Mizuno Sports Award

Sponsored by Mizuno Corporation

Mizuno Corporation is proud to present the Mizuno Sports Award. This prize will be awarded to the orally presented paper which demonstrates the highest quality of research (in methodology, outcome and approach) exhibiting significant output for the sports activities.

Winner: Yusuke Miyazaki, Jon Farmer, Miki Morimatsu, Shota Ito, Séan Mitchell and Paul Sherratt
Brain pressure wave propagation during baseball impact”