Biomechanics Research Laboratory (BRL)

Welcome to the Biomechanics Research Laboratory (BRL) website

The Biomechanics Research Laboratory, established in 1994, is a laboratory of research excellence located within the School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, at the University of Wollongong. It is home to a small but passionate group of academic staff and research students who are committed to developing innovative strategies, based on rigorous applied biomechanics research, to decrease injury potential and optimize the quality of life for individuals of all ages. Please explore this website to learn more about who we are, the unique research activities undertaken in the BRL, our research facilities, and how you can get involved. 

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1 June 2017:
Innovative sports bra leads to major award

Medical device innovation for women with large breasts.

A personal dissatisfaction with the performance of sports bras for women has led to a major award for UOW PhD student Celeste Coltman.

Currently in the final year of her PhD at UOW’s Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Celeste was earlier this year selected as one of two UOW researchers to participate in the 2017 NSW Medical Devices Commercialisation Training Program (MDCTP), a 12-week intensive course that increases the commercialisation capability of medical device researchers. Read more...


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