Practical and science based functionality tests of sport equipments

Michaela Nusser, Christian Rösser, Christoph Ebert, Veit Senner

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Several methods of evaluating the functionality of sports textiles have been established over the years by suppliers, manufacturers, independent textile research institutions and special interest magazines. In this pre-study new ways of evaluating sports textiles using the example of hard shell jackets were developed. The combination of measuring objective parameters like temperature and humidity with sensors and considering the subjective feelings using a query delivered an overall evaluation of the test samples.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2817-2822
Number of pages6
JournalProcedia Engineering
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2010


  • Back country skiing
  • Fieldtest
  • Hard shell jackets


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