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#9: What is Optimal?

Exploring the evidence in Biomechanics regarding classifications of 'optimal movement' using msk testing & vicon motion capture

  • Venue: University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE
  • Dates: FEBRUARY 2018
  • Volunteers: Timing slots on days listed above: 9am, 11am, 2pm, or 4pm (1 person per session)
  • Duration: From start to finish of MSK and Vicon 3D Motion Capture is 2 hours.

Expectations on the Day


You will need to wear shorts or leggings for the duration of the testing. You will need to be barefoot and wearing shorts or leggings for the duration of the testing. For the first 45 minutes a series of Manual Musculoskeletal (MSK) tests will be conducted on you in quiet standing and lying down on a plinth/therapy couch. You will need to remain relaxed and to not resist nor help the Tester. Once all MSK tests are complete, you will then be asked to perform specific human movement in standing whilst the researcher (Jo Abbott) is monitoring the 3D motion of your movements.

All volunteers must arrive 10 minutes before their allocated slot for the study to commence immediately.

Upon agreeing to volunteer for the study you will recieve a link to further information and paperwork that you will need to complete. All volunteers (Participants only) will need to complete and submit their Research Study paperwork online within 24 hours of the study commencing.

No expense’s can be paid for volunteers in this Study.

Are you interested in volunteering as a Participant? Register your interest below and Jo Abbott shall contact you soon.

University of Chichester

Register your interest

February 28, 2020