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    *******************The 2nd International Conference on*************
    ************************The Engineering of Sport*******************
    ***********************The University of Sheffield******************
    **************************13th to 17th July 1998*********************
    **************************2nd CALL FOR PAPERS******************

    Deadline for abstracts - 1st November 1997

    Web page at

    Following on from the successful 1st International Conference on the
    Engineering of Sport, held in Sheffield in July 1996, this International
    Conference is intended to bring together research groups from around the
    world working in the area of sports Technology and Engineering. It is
    intended that the newly formed International Sports Engineering Association
    (ISEA) and a new journal 'Sports Engineering' will be launched at this

    The conference is intended to bridge the gap between Engineering and
    Biomechanics and should be of particular interest to Engineers, Physicists
    and Scientists working on Sports and Leisure related projects. Subject
    areas will include the following:

    Aerodynamics, Biomechanics, Design of Equipment, Instrumentation, Materials
    in Sport, Mechanics of Sport, Modelling of Sport, Motion Analysis, and
    Vibrations in Sport.

    All sports and leisure interests will be considered including Archery,
    Athletics, Cricket, Cycling, Football, Golf, Rock climbing, Motor Sports,
    Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Skiing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Tobogganing.
    Many other topics will be considered and the proceedings will be published
    as a hardback book.

    Submission of Abstracts

    Authors should submit a 400-500 word abstract by

    ***************************1st November 1997***********************

    using post or email to:

    Miss Amanda Staley,
    Conference Secretariat,
    2nd International Conference on the Engineering of Sport,
    Department of Mechanical Engineering,,
    The University of Sheffield,
    Mappin Street,
    Sheffield S1 3JD, UK.

    Tel. (+ 44 114) 222 7801
    Fax. (+44 114) 275 3671

    Dates to Remember:

    1st Nov 1997 400-500 word abstract required
    1st Dec 1997 Authors notified of acceptance or rejection
    2nd Mar 1998 Written paper, typed to specified format, required for the
    13th July 1998 Conference

    Conference Organising Committee

    Dr Peter Dabnichki
    Dr Steve Haake (Chairman)
    Dr Clive Grant,
    Professor Jeffrey Knight
    Dr Steve Mather
    Dr John Morgan
    Miss Amanda Staley (Conference Secretariat)
    Dr Ron Thomson

    For further information on The Engineering of Sport, please contact the
    Conference Secretariat at the email address above.