Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics

Affiliate Society of the International Society of Biomechanics


Welcome to the website of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics.

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ANZSB Publication of the Year Award

This year ANZSB have decided to initiate a new award to recognise the high quality of journal publications by our members across a number of biomechanical fields. The award will comprise $250 and a certificate. It is open to all members and will be judged on the quality of the paper, not the individuals. For co-authored papers the ward is to be shared amongst all authors. Full detals are availible from the grants page. Nominations for the award are due by January 29 2016. To nominate download the application  and return it via email to 

Force and Motion Scholarships

AMTI would like to support ANZSB members pursuing biomechanics research. The Force and Motion Foundation is a non-profit organization fully funded by AMTI to support students in fields related to multi-axis force measurement and testing. They award more than $40,000 in travel and academic scholarships to promising U.S. and international graduate students every year. Details are at The next application deadline is 11 January 2016.

Credit Card

Credit card facilities are now availible via the membership page of the website

Social Media

We have a twitter account @ANZSB and a Facebook page Please give us a like or a follow.

We also have a Facebook group for members only available at If you are a member please visit the group and request to become a member.  It is a great place to interact with other members and for the executive to contact all members easily.

Membership Update

All memberships of the ANZSB expired at the end of 2014. Only people who have paid their subscription fees this year are current members of the ANZSB. If you are unsure about whether your membership is current email Rob Herbert, Secretary/Treasurer of ANZSB, at

Some changes have been made to procedures for joining the ANZSB. Starting in 2015, a term of membership is two years rather than just one. So people who become members in 2015 will receive membership for 2015 and 2016. Join now to get the best value for your membership fees! Membership for two years is AUD $100 for full membership and $50 for student membership.

ANZSB Travel Awards

Congratulations to Gillian Weir from UWA for winning the travel award to help attend the 2015 ASICS SMA Confrence to present "Injury prevention and athletic performance are not mutually exclusive: An anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention training program"

Upcoming ABC Meeting

ABC10 Website coming soon.

ABC10 Flyer

Previous ABC Meeting


Host Institution

University of Wollongong, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

ISB 2017

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ANZSB is proud to be one of the partner associations for ISB2017 in Brisbane. Visit the website at