The article provides perspectives on what it takes to organize a collaborative effort and the path forward to conduct multiple events elsewhere in the world.
Elon Department of Physical Therapy Education Associate Professor Srikant Vallabhajosula and two third-year Elon DPT students Allison (Allie) Knuckles and Deanna DeMarco were co-authors on a peer-reviewed article published recently in the Journal of Biomechanics.
Elon has virtually hosted National Biomechanics Day events in India for the past two years including the first-ever India National Biomechanics Day event in 2021. The publication focusses on perspectives from various collaborators to successfully conduct the event.
The article, titled “National biomechanics day in India – Lessons learned from a collaborative approach,” provides perspectives from faculty member at Elon, students at Elon, faculty members at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education with whom Elon collaborated and a school teacher in India whose students were the primary audience for this STEAM-based hands-on educational activity.
The article provides perspectives on what it takes to organize a collaborative effort and the path forward to conduct multiple events elsewhere in the world. The article was published in the reputed Journal of Biomechanics (Impact factor: 2.789) which is affiliated to the American Society of Biomechanics, the International Society of Biomechanics, the European Society of Biomechanics, the Japanese Society for Clinical Biomechanics, the Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics, and others.
Since 2016, Elon has worked with local partner school including ABSS’ Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) to conduct National Biomechanics Day and looks forward to continuing the tradition this year both locally and globally! For more information, go to Elon’s National Biomechanics Day webpage.
The citation for the article: Vallabhajosula S, Naaz N, Shenoy S, Bangalore P, Knuckles A, DeMarco D. National biomechanics day in India – Lessons learned from a collaborative approach. J Biomech. 2023;149:111488. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2023.111488