2022 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. 


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 CSM 2022 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 10, 2021 to the Biomechanics SIG Awards Committee Chair (jacob.capin@marquette.edu).

Application Submission Material

Submission Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically to the APTA SOR Biomechanics SIG Awards Chair, Jacob Capin, PT, PhD (jacob.capin@marquette.edu). All material must be submitted by December 10, 2021. Awardees will be notified via email on December 31, 2021.

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

These travel awards are generously supported by AMTI, Delsys, GyroCoach, Innovative Sports Training, Novel, and Vicon.

The 2022 Biomechanics SIG meeting held during CSM was generously sponsored by Qualisys.