Jeremy Kooyman

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Sex Bias in Injury Prevention Technology

I recently attended a talk by a Swedish researcher working on determining the mechanism of whiplash injury and technology to prevent it. He discussed his theory on why whiplash tends to cause those afflicted with it to have a heightened sense of pain, largely centered on the spinal root ganglion, and how they’re using fluid mechanics to analyse...

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Beyond Engineering

I had a chance to assist with data collection this past week for a study called Active Streets Active People (ASAP). A team of about ten researchers went to a local high school and performed fitness testing and took anthropometric measures of participants before fitting them with research-grade accelerometers and GPS units to track their movements. The...

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