MHRD-AICTE-TEQIP FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
BIOMECHANICS FOR ENGINEERS (BME 2013)
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.