National Biomechanics Day - April 7, 2021

NBD is a worldwide celebration of Biomechanics,
the Breakthrough Science of the 21st Century!


The Countdown to NBD 2021!

NBD Celebrates the World of Biomechanics!

National Biomechanics Day is a world-wide celebration of Biomechanics in its many forms for high school students and teachers.

Check out this cool NBD 2018 video from the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago. Click the buttons below if you would like some more information about NBD and how to get involved!

Welcome to NBD!! Our Philosophy and Mission

National Biomechanics Day goes INTERnational!

In 2017, the NBD craze caught on internationally with many other countries hosting their own NBD events celebrating biomechanics! Here are just a few examples. Check them out! For even more international events, check out our NBD Archives page!
We welcome Biomechanics groups from all countries to National Biomechanics Day!

Biomechanics in Action

Check out some of these cool projects, categorized by area of study!

Sport Biomechanics

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Clinical Biomechanics

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Animal Biomechanics

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Biomechanical Models

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Biomechanical Imaging & Materials Testing

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Human Factors Engineering & Occupational Biomechanics

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Students, are you interested in finding out the different types of careers that a biomechanics background will prepare you for? 

Educators, need some ideas for or examples of classroom and NBD activities that explore biomechanical concepts? 

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Biomechanics Educational Materials