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1

flood lights

training occur at night = more training sessions e.g in winter

2

artificial surfaces

play for longer - no mud
play all times of season/ weather = train for longer

3

running blades

more para athletes can become involved in sport = wider range of sport
para athletes can compete with able bodied athletes
standard is increasing

4

safety clothing and equipment

increases safety - helmets, bright clothing = increase participation in cycling and running
enable athletes to feel more protected and safe
better quality - more comfortable, fashionable

5

lawn darts

makes sport and equipment safer = increase in participation
led up to javelin- develop skills in safe environment

6

segways

negative effect on health as a replacement for walking
future people may use these more as a alternative

7

benefits of a fitness app

more accurate readings
improve goals

8

limitations of fitness app

expensive
technology easily distracted from fitness
more time on technology

9

how it has increased entertainment

multiple camera angels
slow motion technology
action replays
improved analysis
punditry

10

accessibility

swimming pool hoist
monitoring vo2 max & lactate threshold

11

participation

fitness suites
advancing in playing surfaces
adapted wheelchairs
improvements In sporting design

12

monitoring

3D motion capture
wearable computers

13

exercise & safety

improved sporting equipment

14

how has it limited participation

technology more addictive - make people more sedentary
from better quality
gym membership expensive
money have advantage discourage participation as top sports dominated

15

why shouldn't technology be used

should be natural ability and the desire to do well

16

impact on fair outcomes

electronic starting and finishing
goal line technology
improvements in the detection of doping