The sports industry requires various equipment, and often these equipment are made of different materials which are diverse for each sport. There are several sports equipment such as balls, discs, goals, nets, sticks, bats, clubs, rods, wickets, and racquets. Furthermore, sport equipment consist of player equipment such as shoes (cleats, spikes, track shoes etc.), skis, roller skates, skateboards, surf boards, and snowboards apart from game equipment. Equipment such as helmets, knee & elbow pads, jock straps, guards, and protective vests for player protection, are also used in the sports industry. Each of the mentioned equipment serves a special purpose, and thus is made of suitable materials. Various materials are employed to manufacture these equipment. These materials are usually metals & alloys, textiles, polymers, composites, and wood. Most sports utilize a combination of these materials for the manufacture of all the games and player equipment.