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Canadian Track and Field Sponsorship Deal Highlights Ergonomics in Sport

Canada can expect a boost for its track and field program from a sponsorship deal announced in June between Mondo, a manufacturer of surfaces for running and other sports, and Athletics Canada, the country’s governing body for track and field sports. This is good news for the athletes: the deal gives them a track surface for at least three more years that is ergonomically-designed to enhance their performance. And the news highlights the growing role of ergonomics in competitive sports strategies.

For decades ergonomic principles have played a role in workplace strategies to improve efficiency and productivity, so it is no surprise that sports