The UW Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory conducts research on the biomechanics and neuromuscular coordination of human movement, with applications in orthopedics and rehabilitation. Our experimental facilities include capabilities to record three dimensional kinematics, kinetics and dynamic images during movement. Computer simulations are used to characterize musculotendon dynamics, estimate internal loadings and test principles guiding movement control. The overall goal of the research is to establish a scientific basis for the clinical treatment and prevention of impairments that limit locomotor performance.
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Recent Lab News
UWNMBL welcomes new lab members! New members include undergraduates Nicholas Maurer and James Hermus.
Congratulations to December 2014 UWNMBL Graduates: Holly Schoenberg (MS Biomedical Engineering), Stephen Young (MS Biomedical Engineering), Taylor Lamberty (BS Biomedical Engineering), and Kristen Rasske (BS Biomedical Engineering).
Congratulations to Christa Wille for receiving the 2015 Outstanding Student Award from the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. This award recognizes achievements as a physical therapy student and future promise to sports physical therapy.