Biomechanics is an emerging interdisciplinary field with contribution from professionals of various engineering disciplines and other fields like medicine, industry, physiotherapy, sports etc. In biomechanics, the structural and functional behaviour of biological systems are studied using the principles of mechanics and engineering.
Developing methods, procedures and devices to improve impaired movements of patients with musculoskeletal diseases/disorders is an important area of R&D in biomechanics. An understanding of the biomechanics of the system and expertise of engineering, medical and industrial fields are essential to develop safe, affordable and accessible solutions for such problems. However such an interdisciplinary approach, though quite needed, is still at its initial stage in an Indian context.
Recently, I came across a effort by Biomedical Engineering students, they are IIIrd yr students in biomedical from watumull institute,Worli,Mumbai. Varun Venkatesh and his friend Aditya ekawade alongwith Prerak Dalal have designed the whole website, I dont know what syllabus they follow but they have indexed Biomedical Engineering notes which is really great.
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We at ‘I am Biomed’ cater to the needs of a Biomedical Student.
The proposed workshop is going to explore the various research problems that require integrated support from medical-engineering experts. The hands on session on biostatistics will provide various methods to test the results and to relate its importance for clinical diagnosis.