• Biomechanics is the study and explanation of the laws of physics as applied to physical activity, exercise and sport.
  • Biomechanics can be used to explain how muscles, bones, and joints are injured under certain conditions and to improve performance using motion analysis techniques.
  • Biomechanists are typically employed in:
    • Research setting and clinical sites
    • Future growth appears to be in industrial ergonomic settings.
  • Minimal requirement is generally a master's degree.