Preconference Symposium: Teaching Biomechanics

Organized by the Biomechanics Academy of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).

The symposium, held from 9:00 until 15:00 on Monday, July 19, will include:

  • Online and Novel teaching techniques
  • Development of Capstone Projects
  • Roundtables on Social Networking, Syllabi Design, Assessment and teaching of Learning Disabled students.


Costs for the Preconference Symposium—in conjunction with the conference full registration fee—are:

  • $40 for professional registration ($50 after June 1)
  • $30 for students ($40 after June 1)
  • $125 for those not attending the ISBS Conference ($175 after June 1)
Visit the NASPE Web site to learn more about the organization.

Session Type


Title of Presentation

Approximate Time

Opening Keynote

Jackie Hudson

"Biomechanics Done Backward"

9:00 to 10:00


Darla Smith
Manfred Veiten
Mark Walsh

Teaching Biomechanics On-Line

Internet-Aided Teaching

10:15 to 11:15


11:15 to 11:30


Peter McGinnis

Novel Biomechanics Laboratory Techniques

11:35 to 12:30


12:30 to 14:00


Kathryn Ludwig
Marilyn Miller
Miriam Satern
Darla Smith
Jake Streepy

Pam Russell

Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
Possible Pedagogical Use of Social Networking
Meaningful Assessment
Syllabi Design and Course Content
Approaches to Teaching Biomechanics

14:00 to 15:30

Shared Lecture

Debra Allyn
Pam Russell

Capstone Experiences

15:45 to 16:45