Welcome to the Associate Professorship of Biomechanics in Sports

Fundamental principles of human movement and applied biomechanical research in the fields of (competitive) sports, rehabilitation, prevention and health.

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Latest News

Project title: "Targeted muscle stretching to improve running economy" [more]

Die Professur für Biomechanik im Sport sucht zum 01.09.2021 1-2 studentische Hilfskräfte (m/w/d) zur Unterstützung der biomechanischen Leistungsdiagnostik am Olympiastützpunkt München. [more]

Effect of legroom proportions and individual factors for sitting with crossed legs: Implications on the interior design of automated driving vehicles [more]

Im Rahmen des TUMKolleg Programmes hatten zwei Schüler des Werner-Heisenberg Gymnasium (Garching) im vergangenen Jahr die Möglichkeit ihre Forschungsarbeit an der Professur für Biomechanik im Sport zu absolvieren. Dabei konnten trotz erschwerten Pandemiebedingungen Messungen im... [more]

Considerations on the human Achilles tendon moment arm for in vivo triceps surae muscle–tendon unit force estimates [more]

Negotiating stairs with an inconsistent riser: Implications for stepping safety [more]

Automated driving: A biomechanical approach for sleeping positions [more]

New publication on behalf of the project Skopting [more]