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National Biomechanics Day

by Paul DeVita, Lisa MacFadden, and Felipe Carpes NBD Board of Directors   Hello to all our ASB Friends and Colleagues, As the world awakens, we all emerge a bit differently than we were one and a half years ago. National Biomechanics Day has also changed and now...

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2022 NACOB Congress

by Jason Franz Program Chair Elect   Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Our 2021 annual meeting is going to be an exceptional opportunity to reconnect and gain inspiration from the hard work and discoveries of our friends, colleagues, and trainees. But,...

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Remembering Albert B. Schultz

Albert B. Schultz, PhD, the Vennema Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering, and Research Scientist in the Institute of...

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Remembering Richard C Nelson (1932-2020)

by John Challis Richard Nelson (Dick) a founding member of the American Society of Biomechanics passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the age of 88. Dick received this undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College, and graduate degrees from the University of Houston...

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The Original Biomechanists

(excerpted from R. Bruce Martin's Presidential Lecture at the 23rd Annual Conference of ASB in Pittsburgh, PA in 1999). However arbitrary the numbering of our years may be, the turning of the century and the millennium offers an opportunity to think of our history,...

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