The Biomechanics Laboratory at Seton Hall University is part of the School of Health and Medical Sciences' Department of Interprofessional Health Sciences and Health Administration. The Lab serves researchers and students across several of the School's disciplines, including Movement Science, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.
Located in Corrigan Hall, the Lab is utilized for teaching and research involving all levels of education, undergraduate through post-doc. The Lab is fully equipped with the most up-to-date equipment, allowing for state-of-the-art data collection. Motion analysis, EMG, Force and Gait are the four major areas of focus.
Publications and Presentations
Faculty and students in the School’s doctoral and master’s degree programs frequently publish and present their studies and findings in scholarly journals and at local, national and international research symposia.
Listing of publications and presentations »
The student and faculty researchers within the School of Health and Medical Sciences foster a productive and scholarly environment within the Biomechanics Laboratory. Meet the researchers »
Doctoral-level research on the effect of using a back brace on trunk stability and muscle function during a step-down task is one example of the scholarship taking place in the Lab. The effects of helmet fit on cervical spine motion during lacrosse helmet facemask removal is another.
Current and past research projects »
The mission of the Biomechanics Laboratory is to support teaching and research efforts to further the conceptual understanding and development in both the human performance (sport) and clinical sides of human motion and all related components. The Lab is committed to serving the students and faculty of Seton Hall University, as well as the local and global scientific communities.