Episode 69: Biomechanics On Our Minds Forever
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
11M ago
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Episode 69 | Biomechanics On Our Minds Forever
BOOM: Biomechanics on our Minds
by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
Thank you for six incredible years. Biomechanics on our minds ..read more
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Episode 67: The Human Performance Series Part 3 | Satchin Panda
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
This is Part 3 of our series on human performance supported by the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance! In this episode, we talked with Dr. Satchin Panda, a professor in the Regulatory Biology Laboratory and the Rita and Richard Atkinson Chair at the Salk Institute, as well as the Director of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Salk. Satchin is an expert researcher on circadian rhythms, even authoring a book on the topic called Circadian Code. We discuss everything from why circadian rhythms are important for our health, what we know and don’t know about these rhythms from scientific stud ..read more
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Episode 66: The Human Performance Series Part 2 | NiCole Keith
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
Welcome to Part 2 of the Human Performance Series supported by the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance! In this episode, we talked with NiCole Keith who is a Professor at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and the current president of American College Sports Medicine. NiCole shared her research in health equity and physical activity and the importance of making physical activity accessible to everyone. Thank you to our sponsors! Delsys: Enter a prize draw to win a two-sensor Trigno Lite system: https://delsys.com/boom The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance: https://humanperforman ..read more
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Episode 65: The Human Performance Series Part 1 | Caroline Kryder
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
In this episode, we interview Caroline Kryder, the Women’s Health Lead and Product Marketing Manager at Oura, a company that makes a smart ring device to track sleep, physical activity, and much more. Caroline shares how Oura is working to close the gap in Women’s health research and how they use customer insights to provide meaningful and actionable data-driven health feedback. We learn about the results from studies on using body surface temperature to determine menstrual cycles and predict pregnancy in as little as 5 days after conception. Thank you to our sponsors! Delsys: Enter a prize dr ..read more
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Episode 64: Objective Biomarkers of Health and Biomechanics Applications | Ryan McGinnis
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
We talked to Dr. Ryan McGinnis, an Associate Professor and Assistant Director in the department of electrical and biomedical engineering at the University of Vermont. He leads the M-Sense research group which takes the tools we make in biomechanics and empowers people out in the real world. We discuss the importance of user-centered design and research and how this is key to success in all of Ryan’s projects, notably one that links objective biomarkers and mental health. We are continually inspired by Ryan’s work, humility, and impact, and hope you are too. Thank you to our sponsor, Delsys! En ..read more
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Episode 63: Building a Lab and Discovering a Unicorn | Rafael Baptista
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
In this episode, we are joined by Professor Rafael Reimann Baptista. Rafael is a professor in the School of Health and Life Sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. He coordinates the Laboratory of Evaluation and Research in Physical Activity, currently carrying out studies on the biomechanics of gait in older adults. He was also the President of the XVII Brazilian Congress of Biomechanics in 2017. He shares his experiences in these different roles, highlighting his learnings from building a lab from the ground up and his focus on innovation and entreprene ..read more
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Episode 62: Connecting Exoskeletons with People and Their Stories | Jonas Grau Thomsen
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
In this epsiode, we are joined by Jonas Grau Thomsen, the CEO of Nordic Bionics. When Jonas was six, he was told that I would only be able to walk for ten more years. This was the beginning of his search for a bionic solution. Now, he is an expert wheelchair user and exoskeleton influencer. His goal is to get exoskeletons out of the lab and into the world. He shares stories as an exoskeleton tester and his passion for connecting individuals who could benefit from exoskeletons with the latest developing technologies. Thank you to our sponsor, Delsys! Enter a prize draw to win a two-sensor Trign ..read more
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Episode 61: Nimble Exoskeletons and Entrepreneurship | Ray Browning and Zach Lerner
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
In this episode, Dr. Ray Browning and Dr. Zach Lerner shared their experiences, stories, and wisdom with us on their journeys in biomechanics, collaboration, and founding the rehabilitation robotics company Biomotum. Biomotum is currently developing robotic systems that help people improve their mobility by not only assisting motion but also training and rehabilitating the body. It was great to hear from Ray and Zach’s different perspectives, Ray’s more from the translation and business standpoint as an entrepreneur and Zach’s more from the science and technology standpoint as an academic prof ..read more
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Episode 60: Productivity, Focus, and Wellbeing | Brent Shaw
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by Drs. Melissa Boswell and Hannah O’Day
1y ago
In this episode, Brent Shaw joins us to talk about topics including goal setting, avoiding distractions, and enjoying the journey. Brent is the Director of Research at The Darrow Stem Cell Institute as well as a personal coach and host of the Student Performance Podcast. Brent shared science-backed tips and really actionable advice to help you achieve your goals! Try out the Organized Researcher Quarterly Planner: https://tinyurl.com/2p8aeddx Thank you to our sponsor, Delsys! Enter a prize draw to win a two-sensor Trigno Lite system: https://delsys.com/boom Connect with Brent Shaw! Instagram ..read more
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