National Biomechanics Day

National Biomechanics Day is a world-wide celebration of Biomechanics in its many forms for high school students and teachers. Biomechanics is the fundamental example of STEM and STEAM educational initiatives. It combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics into one awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, human-enhancing, creative endeavor.

Each year, the Program in Physical Therapy hosts local high school students and teachers for a fun-filled day with hands-on biomechanics-related activities. Our goal is to inform students about educational opportunities within WUPT while teaching them about possible careers related to biomechanics and movement science.

Check out 2017 National Biomechanics Day at WUPT

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Read more about the 2018 National Biomechanics Day in this article from The Record

2018 National Biomechanics Day Photos – Friday, April 6, 2018.

2017 NBD Photos

National Biomechanics Day Photo

To sign up for 2019 National Biomechanics Day, please contact Jennifer Irvin ( with your full name, school, phone number, and email address. There is no cost to attend National Biomechanics Day and lunch will be provided.  Prior to the event you or your parents (if you are under 18) will be asked to sign a media release form. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the 4444 Forest Park Ave Building.