An Investigation Of Temperature Sensing Textiles For Temperature Monitoring In Performance Sports

Dr Theodore Hughes-Riley, Research Fellow
Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom
 

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This presentation will overview the use of novel temperature sensing electronic yarns to monitor body skin temperature during sub maximal cycling trials. The construction of the electronic yarns, previous work leading to this study, and the results from the sub maximal cycling trials will be discussed.

Speaker Biography (Theodore Hughes-Riley)

Dr. Hughes-Riley is a Research Fellow in the Advanced Textiles Research Group at Nottingham Trent University (in the United Kingdom), where his main area of responsibility is to apply his physics expertise towards the development of advanced textiles. He is a highly multidisciplinary scientist with a particular focus on sensor technologies. During his career, Dr. Hughes-Riley's research has covered a number of disparate fields including technology development for environmental and medical applications. He has a growing reputation in fields of wearable devices, electronic textile, and sensor technologies and has authored over 20 academic journal articles.

Company Profile (Nottingham Trent University)

The Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG) is located within the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University (in the United Kingdom). The ATRG brings together experts from a variety of disparate fields including technical textiles, engineering, and textile and fashion design. The ATRG has developed a strong reputation for the creation of novel electronic textiles and flexural materials. Innovations have included the development of pressure sensing textiles, solar energy harvesting textiles, active compression textiles, heated garments, and remote heart rate monitoring textiles.
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