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Biomechanics

3 Easy Moves To Counteract A Day At Your Desk

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

In our sedentary office culture, we spend an inordinate amount of time sitting with both the knee and hip bent; this position directly impacts the length of the hamstrings.

The Role of Biomechanics in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Biomechanists use all pertinent information to determine injury mechanisms, such as in the event of a car accident. Utilizing previous clinical research, the expected recovery time -- and thus, medical expense estimates -- can be determined.

Soft Matters With Larry Bonassar

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

This week on Soft Matters, Katie sat down with Prof. Larry Bonassar, whose efforts in studying cartilage (the soft connective tissue in your ears, nose, windpipe, spine, joints, etc.) are leading to breakthroughs in tissue engineering.

Performance Enhancing Legs Race Toward the Track Record Book

Peter Weyand | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science
Peter Weyand

An intriguing, technological watershed is fast approaching for Athletics -- that defining moment when an athlete with artificial limbs shatters an "able-bodied" world record.

WATCH: Bizarre Creature Puts On Underwater Show

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

This mollusk sure knows how to groove. The flashy 'disco clam,' shown in the video above, earned its name from the light show produced by reflective c...