Textiles in Sport - Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles (Hardback)Roshan Shishoo (editor)
Hardback 376 Pages / Published: 29/08/2005
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The technical developments in the sports clothing industry has resulted in the use of functional textiles for highly-specialised performances in different sports. Developments include thermal and functional properties and coated and laminated clothes. With bio- and smart materials providing such a strong focus in the textile industry generally, companies are going for `value-added' textiles, such as in-built sensors which monitor performance. In-built wear comfort is a growing market trend and includes clothing which improves the skin's performance. Written by a distinguished editor and a team of authors from the cutting edge of textile research, Textiles in sport discusses high-performance, high-function and intelligent textiles for sportswear.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 710 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 34 mm
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