Powered with experimentation and logic science gives a multi-dimensional and pragmatic approach to sports. From a sportsman to the field to equipment utilized in practice and play is all driven by science.
Unlike in the past where fewer options for sports, fitness and equipment were available, today there is a plethora of each owing to new developments coming up each day contributing towards better performance and rigorous competition. Sports science help in the development of sportsman through its various disciplines: biomechanics and physiology help in altering and developing customized fitness plans for sports individuals after studying their anatomy and how muscles, bones and joints react to the exercises and drills and drafting a diet plan as per the individual and sports requirement. Psychology is a tool at the hand of sports coaches, therapists, podiatrists and sports scientists to enable sportspeople to prevent and recover from injuries, pressure and emotional setbacks. It also helps in building team spirit, motivation and strategically deal with turning points during the game.
Even the fields on which sports are played differ from turf grounds that give bounce to balls in tennis to the soft muddy ground that slows down the speed of the ball by absorbing the kinetic energy passed on by the player by hitting the ball with the racket or bat. That’s why much depends on the pitch in sports like cricket. The balls itself are designed differently with dimpled balls used in golf allowing it to travel long distances to hard leather balls in cricket that spin and bounce differently to unique soccer balls and rugby balls. All are designed keeping in view the Laws of gravity and motion, aerodynamics of water and air acting upon it in a particular sport and the purpose and support they provide during sports being played.
For such a scientific art it is necessary to have user-friendly, customized and innovative sporting equipment that compliment the performers and allow them to give their best while playing. Companies like GSI understands the variable needs of users be it schools, coaches or sportspersons and offer products that facilitate their physical education and agility training and fulfil the performance parameters. Moreover, the products are constantly innovated and customized as per the needs of end-users and support the promoters as well as performers in their respective endeavours.