September 2012

University adds advanced biomech lab

High Point University in NC is creating an advanced biomechanics and human physiology/ performance lab. The 13,150 square-foot lab is under construction and will facilitate study of injury prevention and rehabilitation methods as well as methods to improve human physiologic response to activity and overall physical performance. Kevin Ford, PhD, associate professor of physical therapy, is lab director. In the future, the university reported, the lab will be used to help develop physical therapy and physician assistant graduate programs.

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