International Society of Biomechanics
Gold sponsor

Wartenweiler Memorial Lecture

wartenweilerThe Wartenweiler Memorial Lecture is given to honor Prof. Jürg Wartenweiler (1915-1976), first President of the ISB, who organized the First International Seminar on Biomechanics in Zürich, Switzerland (1967).


Aurelio Cappozzo

 History of Biomechanics
2013 Miguel Nicolelis (USA)

Brain Machine Interfaces to Restore Mobility

2011 Jan Pieter Clarys (Belgium) The schizophrenic balance of old techniques and new technologies in body composition and their (assumed) support in biomechanics, ergonomics and health care
2009 Patrick Prendergast (Ireland) Mechanoregulation in the skeletal tissues
2007 Kai-Nan An (USA) Application of Medical Imaging in Biomechanics
2005 Bruce Latimer (USA) Biomechanics and Evolution.
2003 Steven Vogel (USA) Twist versus bend: flexibility in the face of flow.
2001 R.C. Nelson (USA) History of the ISB.
1999 Andrew Huxley (United Kingdom) Cross-bridge action: present views, prospects, and unknowns. J Biomech 33:1189-1195, 2000
1997 V. Reggie Edgerton (USA) Transmission of forces within mammalian skeletal muscles. J Biomech 32:371-380, 1999
1995 David A. Winter (Canada) (not published)
1993 Carlo J. De Luca (USA) De Luca, C.J. The use of surface electromyography in biomechanics. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 13: 135 - 163, 1997.
1991 James G. Hay (USA) Citius, altius, longius (faster, higher, longer): the biomechanics of jumping for distance. J Biomech 26 Suppl 1:7-21, 1993
1989 Benno M. Nigg (Canada) On the potential of various approaches in load analysis to reduce the frequency of sports injuries. J Biomech 23 Suppl 1:3-12, 1990
1987 Savio L-Y. Woo (USA)

Advances in Ligament Research

1985 Don B. Chaffin (USA) Computerized Models for Occupational Biomechanics
1983 Uros Stanic (Yugoslavia) Movement and Electrical Stimulation
1981 Phillip D. Gollnick (USA) Muscle Characteristics and Biomechanics
1979 Marion Weiss (Poland) Tasks and Needs of Rehabiltation Engineering
1977 G. A. Cavagna (Italy) Efficiency and Inefficiency of Locomotion