GAMMA workshop 2021 in Zurich

  • November 17, 2021
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FH-Prof Klaus Widhalm, PhD student Willi Koller and study assistant Johannes Eichwalder from our research group attended the GAMMA workshop about “Models, methods and functional tests in motion analysis” at the Balgrist University Campus last weekend in Zurich. The two days were packed with very interesting talks, discussions about clinical decision making and insights into […]

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Dr Hans Kainz will talk about biomechanical modelling at the ÖSG-Science2Practice event

  • November 16, 2021
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This Thursday Ass-Prof Hans Kainz will talk about biomechanical modelling at the Science2Practice event organized by the Austrian Society for Sport Science (ÖSG). During his talk he will present some of his latest research papers. Amongst others, his presentation will include the estimation of dynamic muscle forces in children with cerebral palsy, multi-scale simulations to […]

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Marion Bittner passed her MSc thesis defense with distinction

  • November 8, 2021
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Last week Marion Bittner passed her MSc thesis defense with distinction. The title of her thesis is “A dual-task intervention combined with response-related feedback to reduce anxiety and boost cognition and functional fitness in elderly”. She conducted her research at  the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Foro Italico University in Rome (Italy) under supervision from Dr […]

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PhaNuSpo-funded PhD position for Dr Hans Kainz

  • November 3, 2021
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Last week Ass-Prof Hans Kainz received a research grant from the Vienna Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical, Nutritional and Sport Science. The grant will cover the cost of one PhD student for a duration of four years. The PhD position, which will focus on multi-scale modelling based on musculoskeletal simulations and finite element analysis, will be […]

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Three conference papers got published in the Journal of Gait and Posture

  • October 20, 2021
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Ass-Prof Hans Kainz and PhD student Willi Koller presented their latest research at the ESMAC conference last week. The three conference abstracts related to their work got published in the Journal of Gait and Posture. Below you can find the title and link to each abstract. Asymmetric gait pattern versus femoral morphology – What is […]

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ESMAC 2021 conference

  • October 11, 2021
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The Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (https://www.esmac2021.org/) will take place on the 14 and 15th of October 2021. During this virtual meeting PhD student Willi Koller will present his latest research. Furthermore, Ass-Prof Hans Kainz will give two talks and chair one scientific session. Details of the […]

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NRG social event: Climbing and schnitzel

  • September 17, 2021
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On Tuesday we celebrated the first anniversary of the Neuromechanics Research Group. After a few hours of climbing on the Flakturm in Vienna, the whole group went to a brewery house for some well-deserved schnitzels.

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Four presentations at the ISB conference

  • August 16, 2021
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Two weeks ago, PhD student Willi Koller, PhD student Martin Gröber and Ass-Prof Hans Kainz presented their latest research at the XXVIII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (https://isb2021.com/). The presentation from Willi Koller and Hans Kainz were recorded and are freely available on the youtube channel of the Neuromechanics Research Group https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7nIY1y-Q5Q&list=PLpiQ9H6oNiSZ4xgL2qu_cfitmKUSlN0sL The […]

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Presentation at TGCS conference by Callum Bühler

  • July 28, 2021
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Last week MSc student Callum Bühler presented his latest research at the Technical Group on Computer Simulation (TGCS) symposium of the International Society of Biomechanics. His talk entitled ‘Quantifying muscle forces and joint loading during hip exercises performed with and without an elastic resistance band’ can be watched online with the following link: www.youtube.com/watch. Co-authors: Willi […]

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