Announcing the South African Society of Biomechanics

Since 2017, the Biomechanics Interest Group has engaged with South African researchers, students, practitioners and industry partners who have an interest in biomechanics. It is clear that the field is active and growing, and the enthusiastic and positive contributions to our past events have demonstrated the value of a collaborative network. We received feedback fromContinue reading “Announcing the South African Society of Biomechanics”

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

EMG workshop for practitioners and researchers

Noraxon USA will be hosting a half day workshop for those interested in learning about the science and application of surface electromyography (EMG) to assess muscle activation. Workshop attendees will learn the fundamentals necessary to get started using EMG in clinical scenarios, sport training, or research investigations. Hands on practice will be provided so attendeesContinue reading “EMG workshop for practitioners and researchers”

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”