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Welcome to the web site of the American Society of Biomechanics!
Biomechanics represents the broad interplay between mechanics and biological systems. The American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) was founded in 1977 to encourage and foster the exchange of information and ideas among biomechanists working in different disciplines and to facilitate the development of biomechanics as a basic and applied science.
ASB has a membership of approximately 850 academic researchers, clinicians, scientists, students, and industry members working to solve basic and applied problems in the realm of biomechanics and to improve understanding of the workings of biological systems. ASB members are organized into five primary discipline categories: biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health sciences, ergonomics and human factors, and engineering and applied science.
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NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY!
ASB Junior Faculty Research Award (JFRA).
2016 Annual Meeting Symposium Proposal information link.
The 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina from August 2-5, 2016