The desire for sport products with enhanced performance and efficiency has been known for many years and nanotechnology has opened new routes for the production of functional sportswear. The objective of this paper is presenting an overview on applications of nanotechnology in different sport sections with the main emphasis on sport flooring, clothing and shoes. Some of the important features imparted into sport apparels by nanotechnology are also thoroughly discussed. Following the current trend sportswear of all types will experience the nanotechnology revolution, in the near future.

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IR

Journal of Industrial Textiles * Band 46 (2017) Heft 5, Seite 1147-1169 (23 Seiten, 151 Quellen)

Application of nanotechnology in sports clothing and flooring for enhanced sport activities, performance, efficiency and comfort: a review