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More than Movement Analysis 

Biomechanics encompasses a wide range of topics including injury biomechanics, musculoskeletal biomechanics, comparative biomechanics, and locomotion. 

Our biomechanical research is focused on applications such as impact and crash injuries, blast injuries, sport injuries and rehabilitation, work-place injuries, and the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings.

Grants from military, industrial and governmental agencies allow a higher degree of analysis than would be possible on educational funds.

Affiliated Centers

Affiliated Labs

EM Affiliate Faculty in Biomechanics

Alan Asbeck, Mechanical Engineering

Alexey Onufriev, Computer Science

Alexandria Untaroiu, Mechanical Engineering

Sohan Kale, Mechanical Engineering

Mark Paul, Mechanical Engineering

Reza Mirzaeifar, Mechanical Engineering

Shane Ross, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering

Rolf Mueller, Mechanical Engineering

David Schmale, Plant and Environmental Sciences