STP860

    Future Developments in Cross-Country Skiing Equipment

    Published: Jan 1985


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF (380K) 9 $25   ADD TO CART
    Complete Source PDF (8.7M) 9 $68   ADD TO CART


    Abstract

    Skiing can be described as a relationship between man, equipment, and the environment. Different skiing techniques require different performance in a ski. Comparisons of the horizontal force and the maximum speed for the three basic methods of skiing are shown. New designs for cross-country ski bindings with release functions, which are also adjustable longitudinally to the ski, and test equipment for measuring the ski's quality of friction are discussed.

    Keywords:

    skiing safety, skiing trauma, new ski designs, camber control, release bindings, glide testing equipment, force measuring of skiers


    Author Information:

    Ekström, Hans
    Scientist, University of Linköping, Linköping,


    Paper ID: STP46658S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F27.40

    DOI: 10.1520/STP46658S


    CrossRef ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.