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by shelleybroomfield
Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation
Replies: 5
Views: 1365

Re: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputa

Hi Mick,

I will certainly share any findings. In the mean time if you have any questions in particular feel free to ask and I'll do my best to answer from what we already know.

Thanks Shelley
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Re: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputa

Thanks for the responses so far! I'm following up on several. Any others very gratefully received!
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation
Replies: 0
Views: 1349

Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation

Hi all, I am part of a research team looking for unilateral lower limb amputees (either trans-tibial or trans-femoral) who participate in kayaking. The main aim of the study is to look at the physiological, biomechanical and technique changes that take place when comparing a fully supported leg to a...
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation
Replies: 5
Views: 1365

Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation

Hi all, I am part of a research team looking for unilateral lower limb amputees (either trans-tibial or trans-femoral) who participate in kayaking. The main aim of the study is to look at the physiological, biomechanical and technique changes that take place when comparing a fully supported leg to a...
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Are you or do you know a person with a single leg amputation

Hi all, I am part of a research team looking for unilateral lower limb amputees (either trans-tibial or trans-femoral) who participate in kayaking. The main aim of the study is to look at the physiological, biomechanical and technique changes that take place when comparing a fully supported leg to a...
by shelleybroomfield
Tue Sep 23, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Hi All, I just wanted to give you an update, I have had a paper accepted into the Journal of Sports Sciences in the last couple of weeks, so I am just awaiting a publication date. I will let you know when its out, but I am hoping to write about it in a publication a little more available to you all ...
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Hi All, I am looking to book up visits to come and measure white water paddlers at clubs and or individual people over the Oct-Dec period. Can you help me? I could come on a club weekend away and measure in the evenings or I could come and visit you on a normal club session. You can either contact m...
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Hi All,

I am data collecting on the 17th July in the Chichester/ Brighton area. I am pretty much full for the evening, but if anyone else is in the area during the day and free and willing please contact me :o)

Shelley
https://www.facebook.com/groups/527967533969572/
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Sue and Bob, I would be most grateful for your help!! Could you please PM me your email address so I can get in touch and send the relevant info over!

Thanks :o)
Shelley
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

the idea will be to eventually work out which of these measures relate best to the seat height which is most efficient for the paddler, in simple terms, if you are shorter you will need a bigger seat raise, if you are taller you will not! Shelley, as a C1 paddler I'm not much use to you for measuri...
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

I'm up at the Tryweryn this weekend. If you want to keep up with where I am measuring join my Facebook Group:
https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/527967533969572/
Happy paddling :o)
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Hi Nick, that is amazing, just down the road too. I am free on the 12th July so could come over then and start collecting some measurements. If you could PM me an email address I will send over an information sheet and some more details and we can arrange the 12th if that is suitable with you! Thank...
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Initally I am looking at all measures of people. Their height, sitting height and others such as arm span and limb lengths. This is because the idea will be to eventually work out which of these measures relate best to the seat height which is most efficient for the paddler, in simple terms, if you ...
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Once I have the sitting height data there are so many places this can go!! I need to start at the beginning though as we currently know very little at all about any of this stuff! I have thought about locating myself somewhere for a weekend, but really it needs to be warm with flat floors and at lea...
by shelleybroomfield
Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Re: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kaya

Coming to lee valley would be amazing!! Could you PM me with your details please so we can sort a time that is suitable? Guys and gals are all needed so it doesn't matter at the moment who I measure! You are right though, the sample will need to be large so the more help I can get the better! I will...
by shelleybroomfield
Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks
Replies: 25
Views: 2510

Volunteers needed for PhD into sitting height in ww kayaks

Hi all, My name is Shelley Broomfield and I have been kayaking for getting on for a decade now. I spend many of my weekends both kayaking and coaching on white water, with and for my club. In my spare time (!) I work at Bournemouth University teaching Coaching Sciences and I am studying part time fo...
by shelleybroomfield
Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Sold: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit

Afraid not. Thanks for the enquiry though.
Shelley
by shelleybroomfield
Thu Sep 06, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit
Replies: 4
Views: 542

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by shelleybroomfield
Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:28 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit
Replies: 4
Views: 542

See ebay for picture, item number: 200143068449
by shelleybroomfield
Wed Aug 15, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit
Replies: 4
Views: 542

For Sale: Dagger Fiesta 9.0 and kit

Dagger Fiesta 9.0 touring kayak with split paddle and nylon deck for sale. Boat is in good condition with just a few scratches to the underside from shingle beaches. Is great for beginners or nervous water users as it easily paddles in a straight line and is very stable. It even surfs ok in the righ...