Sports equipment

Sports equipment

Sports equipment is a general term for any object used for sport or exercise.

Examples for sports include:


Balls are used for Ball games, including footballs.


* goals

ticks, Bats and Clubs

Sticks are used for sports such as hockey and lacrosse.Bats are used for sports such as baseballClubs are used mainly for golf (Golf club)

Wickets and Bases

Wickets and bails for cricket


nets are used for tennis, volleyball and badmintonA different type of net is used for various forms of fishing.

Rods and Tackle

Rods and tackle are primarily used for fishing.

Protective Equipment

Protective equipment is often worn for sports including motor sport and contact sports, such as ice hockey and American football or sports where there is a danger of injury through collision of players or other objects.

This can include:
* helmets
* mouthguards
* shin pads
* thigh pads


footwear for sports includes:
* boards for surfing, skate boarding, wakeboarding and snowboarding
* skates for sports like roller skating, ice skating
* skis for skiing and water skiing


Vehicles (sometimes specialised) are used as equipment for some sports, including motor sport, aeronatics, sailing and hot air ballooning.

Exercise Equipment

Examples for exercise include swiss balls, weights, equipment for the gym.

ee also

*Baseball clothing and equipment
*Climbing equipment
*Ice hockey equipment
*Triathlon equipment
*Protective equipment
*Snowboarding equipment
*Sports Equipment Cleaning

External links

* [ The British Library - finding information on the sports industry]

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