Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Biomechanics Lab

The Biomechanics Laboratory, located on the Statesboro campus in Hanner 1302, provides research and educational opportunities for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students interested in studying the biomechanics of human movement.  The laboratory includes instrumentation for the assessment of kinematics, kinetics, electromyography, postural stability, and muscle performance.  The laboratory is equipped with the following:

  • An 8 Camera Vicon (6 – T10 and 2 – T20) Motion Capture System
  • Vicon Nexus Operating System 1. 5. 2
  • Basler Reference Video Camera
  • 5 AMTI nonconducting Force plates
  • A 24ft Gaitrite Instrumented Walkway
  • A 16 Channel Delsys EMG System
  • 3 Digital Video Cameras
  • Dartfish Video Analysis Software
  • 9 Sensor extended range electromagnetic tracking system
  • Minibird System
  • Neurocom Balance System
  • Biodex System III Dynamometer
  • Biodex Stability System
  • Airex Balance Pads

The laboratory also contains 2 dedicated data collection computers and an additional 3 networked computers for data reduction and analysis.  A conference room, lavatory and separate office space are also available.

Last updated: 9/17/2019

Department of Health Sciences & Kinesiologyhk-office@georgiasouthern.edu