International Society of Biomechanics
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The 2011 ISB Student Awards applications opened in September 2010 and closed at the end of November, 2010. Student members of ISB are eligible for the different grants and a number of competitive grants are awarded each year. To see the grants available for 2011 go here.

The American Society of Biomechanics 2009 annual meeting is being held at Penn State's University Park campus from August 26 to 29, 2009. The meeting agenda is also now available.

Following the ISB Council Election 2009, these are the new elected members.

President elect: Ton van den Bogert, Ph.D. Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University,

President: Julie Steele, Professor, Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong

Past-President: Walter Herzog, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary

Darren Stefanyshyn, Associate Professor, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary.

Veronique Feipel, Associate Professor, Anatomy and Research Methodology, Institute for Motor Sciences and Institute of Pharmacy.

John Challis, Biomechanics Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University

Toni Arndt, Associate Professor, Biomechanics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Genevieve Dumas. Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Andy Cresswell. Professor, School of Human Movement Studies and Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland.

Marco Vaz. Professor, Physical Education, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Krystyna Gielo-Perczak. Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts

David Lloyd. Associate Professor, School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Robert van Deursen. Director of Physiotherapy and of Research at the School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University

Student member: Allison Gruber, PhD student, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts


The Footwear Biomechanics Group, a technical group of the International Society of Biomechanics, would like to invite you to attend the IX Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, in Stellenbosch on July 10 - 12, 2009.

Registration is now available online. Early registration fees apply till May 15th. Please follow the link below to the registration page:

The Biomechanics Yellow Pages have been updated and redesigned to make it easier to submit entries and keep up to date.  See new main menu link or click Biomechanics Yellow Pages .

tk_logo4c_300.jpg We are pleased to announce that Tekscan has kindly donated and shipped a MATSCAN FREE OF CHARGE for the biomechanics group at Los Andes University in Merida-Venezuela.