Tech for Sport

Learn all about technology in sport - including how it’s being used to train athletes and improve inclusion.

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About this

Discover the different ways in which technology is used in sport - from training athletes and helping them avoid injury to supporting referees in making decisions.

What will students learn?

  • How technology is used to support sports officials in their decision-making
  • How technology is used to develop sports equipment and to support inclusion in sports
  • Hear from our role model Vanessa Wallace – a British Paralympic Shot Put Athlete
  • How technology is used to help athletes train and improve performance
  • Examples of a variety of future careers students could follow in these areas

What you'll need for this lesson

Pens, pencils, paper or computer design software to complete the optional challenge.

Related resources

Children's University code

Published: 12 Oct 2020

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