Basics of Biomechanics #1: analyzing time

Welcome to Basics of Biomechanics, a series of blog posts covering foundational topics in the field using practical, data-driven examples. In this first post we look at the importance of knowing exactly where you are in your data timeline. Biomechanical analysis involves the interpretation of time-varying signals measured during a physical activity of interest. Therefore,Continue reading “Basics of Biomechanics #1: analyzing time”

This year has been disruptive for us all, and the BIG is no exception. Nevertheless, despite having to cancel the plans for our usual annual meeting in 2020, we do have some exciting updates to share with you all. Firstly, the BIG leadership team has expanded! We would like to officially welcome Dr Yumna AlbertusContinue reading

Join us at this year’s BIG event in Pretoria

The annual meeting of the South African Biomechanics Interest Group will be hosted on 18 September 2019 at the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute at the University of Pretoria. The inaugural BIG meeting was held last year at the Neuromechanics Unit at Stellenbosch University, and we are looking forward to another opportunity to connectContinue reading “Join us at this year’s BIG event in Pretoria”

Another small step on the BIG journey

We are really excited to launch the South African Biomechanics Interest Group online and to begin sharing, learning and connecting! Please take a look at our About Us page for information on what we are trying to achieve. We would love for you to register to follow the blog at the bottom of the pageContinue reading “Another small step on the BIG journey”