Biomechanics is the analysis of structure and function of living organisms, using knowledge and techniques from science and engineering. ARU's Biomechanics Lab is equipped with a wide range of equipment allowing analysis of:
The biomechanics team have interests in both pre-clinical and clinical research. In addition to use by academics, the lab hosts projects by both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including funded internships.
The equipment available can be configured to address different research and/or consultancy questions. The team welcome queries about specific applications or requirements.
Contact Dr Dan Robbins at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals (Mid and South Essex Trust): Collaborative research on vascular disease, end stage kidney disease and diabetic foot conditions.
Springfield Hospital (private hospital): Collaborative research on orthopaedic conditions.
Delsys Europe: Applications of electromyography (EMG) and wearable sensors.