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Here is a list of the facilities available to the Biomechanics of Athletics and the Biomechanics of Football research groups.

Large indoor Biomechanics Laboratory:

  • 12 x 10 m floor space, 4 m ceiling height

  • multiple locations for placement of force platforms

  • 30m single lane Rekortan running track

Video analysis systems:

  • Systems suitable for 2-D and 3-D analysis, indoor or outdoor filming, and automatic or manual digitising

  • Motion Analysis system with twelve Eagle digital high-speed cameras and EVa Real-Time and Simm software

  • Two Casio EX-FH20 high-speed camcorders (30-210, 420, 1000 Hz)

  • Two Redlake high-speed video cameras (50, 125, 250, 1000 Hz)

  • A JVC GR-DVL9600 camcorder (50, 100 Hz)

  • Many digital camcorders (50 Hz)

  • Two APAS digitising workstations

  • A Peak Motus digitising workstation

Force platforms:

  • Two Kistler force platforms in Biomechanics Laboratory (60 x 40 cm)

  • Two Kistler force platforms in Indoor Athletics Centre (90 x 60 cm)

  • Three workstations with BioWare biomechanical analysis software

  • Motorised treadmill with left-right Bertec force platforms (170 x 50 cm)

Muscle function equipment:

  • Biodex System 3 Pro isokinetic dynamometer

  • Cybex dynamometer

  • Esaote ultrasound

  • Noraxon Telymyo EMG telemetry system and MyoResearch XP software

  • MIE EMG telemetry system and Spike2 software

Other equipment:

  • RSscan Footscan pressure plate and workstation with Gait software and Footwear Adviser software

  • Jenoptic LAVEG laser measurent device with LAVEG Sport software
  • Newtest timing gates and contact mat

  • Innervations contact mat

  • Smith machine, leg press machine

Other computer software:

Brunel University London is home to a High Performance Athletics Centre, which includes:


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Last Updated on: May 2013

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