Sport Mechanics group


  1. Asai, T. (2013) Using Technology Tools to Innovate Assessment, Reporting, and Teaching Practices in Engineering Education〜Chapter 14 Use of the Finite Element Method and Computational Fluid Dynamics in Motion Analysis of Complex Shapes, With Examples from Sports〜. IGI Global, Alam, F. ed, 178-189.
【Conference Presentation】
  1. Kenzo Narita, Yasuo Sengoku, Hideki Takagi, Shozo Tsubakimoto. A case study for effects of using the lower limbs to the swimming efficiency in front-crawl swimming -Comparing whole stroke and arm only–. The XIIth International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, AUS, 2014.5.
  2. Hong, S., Seo, K., & Asai, T. Flow visualization around panel orientations of football using a PIV. The International Symposium on Flow Visualization 16, JPN, 2014.6.
 【Original Paper】
  1. Hong, S., and Asai, T. (2014) Effect of panel shape of soccer ball on its flight characteristics. Scientific Reports, 4 5068 1-7.
  2. Goff, J. E., Asai, T., Hong, S. (2014) A Comparison of Jabulani and Brazuca Non-Spin Aerodynamics,Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P. J Sports Engineering and Technology, IMechE, 23 1-7.

【Our Work】 Prof. ASAI's Research focused on Soccer Ball → Press release (in Japanese)