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Neuromechanics Research Group

We are a group of researchers from engineering and neuroscience dedicated to understanding:
1. How healthy humans control their upper limb movements.
2. What goes wrong in movement disorders.
3. How to use technology to evaluate, assist, and rehabilitate people with movement disorders.


Catch up on everything happening in our lab!

Ten Students Attend the Rocky Mountain ASB Conference

April 19, 2023 10:53 AM
This year 10 students from our lab attended the 2023 Rocky Mountain ASB(American Society of Biomechanics) Conference, an unprecedentedly high number for our lab. In total, our lab accounted for 6 of the podium presentations as well as 2 of the poster presentations. In the awards ceremony, we were well represented with 3 of our students earning special recognition. Nolan Howes was recognized as the Student-Choice Podium Presentation, Samantha Nelson was recognized as the Student-Choice Poster Presentation, and Jacob Cox was awarded the Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation. To learn more about the Rocky Mountain ASB conference or read abstracts for each presentation, visit Read Full Story

PhD Student Daniel Free goes far in 3MT competition

April 13, 2023 09:41 PM
3MT is a popular graduate student competition in which students have 3 minutes to present their thesis using only one slide. Recently, a Phd student from our lab, Daniel Free, participated in such a competition sponsored by BYU. Daniel successfully proceeded through several levels of the competition, winning first at the department level, next at the college level, and then moving on to be 1 of only 11 students chosen to compete in the university-wide competition. To see Daniel's presentation and learn more about 3MT at BYU visit Read Full Story

Lab Visit: Francisco Valero-Cuevas

April 13, 2023 09:40 PM
On February 15th, Francisco Valero-Cuevas, an accomplished professor from USC's Department of Biomedical Engineering flew in to visit our lab. During his stay, he was able to spend a significant amount of time with our graduate students providing both insight and guidance for their current research. Professor Valero-Cuevas later presented his research and methodologies to a body of BYU students and professors alike. To learn more about Francisco Valero-Cuevas, check out his lab's website: Read Full Story
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