Protective shoulder and chest padding

Made by Madison Sport Pty Ltd in China, Asia, 2003.

These protective paddings were made in 2003 and show the innovative design and construction used in the production of protective sports gear and reflect an increasing understanding of the biomechanics of the body when playing sport.

The wearing of protective equipment to prevent injury when playing and practising sport is increasing. The use of protective equipment is mandatory in many sports such as cricket and baseball and voluntary in sports such as rugby. Protective equipment ranges from he...

Summary

2007/178/5
This shoulder and chest padding is blue and black fabric EVA foam padding with padded sections along the shoulders, sternum and upper arms and velcro straps for attachment. The text 'Madison' and 'Dominator' are across the chest area. It is a size large.

There is also packaging for this object which consists of a clear plastic bag with an inserted colour printed cardboard label.

Dimensions

400 mm
830 mm
130 mm

Production

The shoulder and chest padding was made by Madison Sport Pty Ltd in China in 2003. Madison Sport Pty Ltd is an Australian company that specialises in protective sporting equipment. They are based in Queensland.

The padding is typical of the modern design with particular attention to protection of shoulder frame including clavicle, biceps and sternum. A unique action-back design provides maximum comfort with optimum freedom of movement.
Madison Sport Pty Ltd 2003

Source

Gift of Signature Mouthguards, 2007
12 November, 2007

Cite this Object

Protective shoulder and chest padding 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 November 2017, <https://ma.as/371850>
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