2021 Biomechanics SIG Student and Post-Doc Travel Awards

Application Instructions

The APTA Biomechanics Special Interest Group (SIG) is pleased to announce the Academy of Physical Therapy Research Biomechanics Student and Post-Doc Travel Award. Awardees will be selected based upon the submitted material to support promising scientists in the field of biomechanics. For CSM 2021, the award will cover the CSM registration fee only.  The number of awards will depend on sponsorship. 


Current or pending student member of the Academy of Physical Therapy Research Biomechanics SIG at the time of submission. A student is considered eligible for the award if he/she is currently enrolled in a terminal research degree program (PhD, ScD, etc not a DPT) or completing post-doctoral research experience in the year prior to the APTA CSM annual meeting within the area of biomechanics.

Awardees must attend the virtual CSM 2021 to present their work as either a poster or podium as the presenting author and must attend the Biomechanics SIG Business Meeting to receive their award.

Application Process

Electronic applications must be submitted by December 18, 2020 to the Biomechanics SIG Awards Committee Chair.

Application Submission Material

Submission Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically to the APTA SOR Biomechanics SIG Awards Chair, Ryan Zarzycki, PT, PhD, DPT. All material must be submitted by December 18, 2020. Awardees will be notified via email on December 31, 2020.

Please put “FIRST INITIAL, MI, LAST NAME – BIOMECHANICS TRAVEL AWARD” in the subject header of the application e-mail.

Biomechanics Travel Award 2020 Recipients

These travel awards are generously supported by AMTI, Delsys,  Motion Monitor,  Novel, and Vicon.

The 2020 Biomechanics SIG meeting held during CSM was generously sponsored by Qualisys.