Science of Running Shoe Session at ACSM Annual Meeting

At this year’s ACSM Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, footwear industry experts will gather to present a session on their diverse approaches to running show development and the science underlying how their shoes are made. The evaluation of those approaches, including how they influence shoe performance and injury prevention, will also be highlighted.

Friday, June 1st, from 11:45-12:45pm

Presenters are:
• Blayne Hettinga, Ph.D., Adidas, Sr. Manager Future Sport Science
• Eric Rohr, Brooks, Sr. Manager of Biomechanics
• Tony Post, Topo Athletic, CEO
• Steven Sashen, Xero Shoes, CEO

The session will be moderated by:
• Heather Vincent, Ph.D., FACSM
• Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D, FACSM

This session is sponsored by Adidas, Brooks Running, Topo Athletic and Xero Shoes

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2018 ACSM BIG Awards

ACSM BIG members,

The application process is open for BIG Awards:

  • ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group – Motion Analysis Career Achievement Award
  • ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group – AMTI Young Scientist Award
  • Student Research Awards
  • Student Travel Awards
  • Best Abstract Award

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2018. See Awards page for submission instructions.

All submissions are to be emailed to acsm.big.chairs@gmail.com.

See you in Minneapolis!

Thank you Brian, welcome Max!

The Biomechanics Interest Group would like to thank Brian Noehren, PhD, FACSM (University of Kentucky) for serving as a chair and co-chair from 2013 – 2017. Thank you for your service and hard work for ACSM-BIG. We would also like to welcome Max Paquette, PhD from University of Memphis as our newest co-chair. Max joins the current co-chairs Joe Seay, PhD (USARIEM), Susan Sigward, PhD, PT, ATC (University of Southern California), and Allison Gruber, PhD (Indiana University), as your 2017-2018 BIG co-chairs. We have already begun implementing the feedback we received at the 2017 ACSM annual meeting and welcome any additional feedback, questions, concerns, or suggestions. Please email us your feedback at our new BIG co-chair email address: acsm.big.chairs@gmail.com.

ACSM Denver

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WHAT???? It’s that time of year again?? I love the BIG meeting!

The ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group (BIG) will be holding a meeting during the upcoming National ACSM conference in Denver. The meeting will be held on Thursday 6/1 from 5:45 -7:15pm in Room 302 of the Convention Center. Stop by to catch up with friends and colleagues!  See which promising young scientists receive the AMTI Young Scientist Award, student research and travel awards, and find out who receives the Motion Analysis Corp Career Achievement Award!

We hope to see you there!

–Brian, Joe, Susan and Allison (BIG co-chairs)

ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group Awards

The ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group’s (BIG) Executive Board in conjunction with corporate sponsors

SILVER LEVEL

AMTI, Motion Analysis Corp, OptiTrack

BRONZE LEVEL

Bertec, VICON, Delsys, Novel, C-Motion

are pleased to announce the 2017 ACSM Biomechanics Awards program. This awards program recognizes exemplar achievements by promising  scientists in the field of biomechanics. Currently, awards are available with Student Research Awards, Student Travel Awards, and  the Motion Analysis Corp Career Achievement Award.  

 

Also new for 2017 we are pleased to announce  the AMTI Young Scientist Award for scientists in the early stages of their research careers. Details and application procedures for each award can be found in the Awards tab. Notification of each award will be made known to each awardee prior to the Annual Meeting.

Award Application Process Posted

The ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group’s (BIG) Executive Board in conjunction with corporate sponsors (AMTI, Motion Analysis Corp, Bertec, Delsys Inc., VICON, Novel C-Motion) are pleased to announce the 2017 ACSM Biomechanics Awards program. This awards program recognizes exemplar achievements by promising young scientists in the field of biomechanics. Student Awards include: Student Research Awards, Student Travel Awards, and Career Achievement Award. Also new for 2017 we are pleased to announce the AMTI Young Scientist Award for scientists in the early stages of their research careers. Details and application procedures for each award can be found under the awards tab. Notification of each award will be made known to each awardee prior to the Annual Meeting.