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  • Graduate study in biomechanics at TWU

    The Department of Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University (TWU) is currently
    seeking competent graduate students (MS & PhD) interested in biomechanics.
    TWU is a CO-ED school so MALE students are encouraged to apply.

    The doctoral program in Kinesiology at TWU was established in 1950s.
    Exciting developments are currently in progress in the graduate biomechanics
    program at TWU and I am looking for several competent and highly motivated
    graduate students (preferrably doctoral students) who will work with me for
    next 3-5 years. Several slots of graduate assistantship are available in
    biomechanics for the Fall 2002.

    The Biomechanics Laboratory at TWU is well-equipped with two 500-Hz video
    cameras, four 120-Hz cameras, and six 60-Hz cameras with complete array of
    accessories. We currently have two AMTI force plates in use and a new
    telemetry EMG system (Noraxon TeleMyo) will replace an old system this
    semester. With these, the Laboratory has the capability to study a wide
    range of applications, gait to high-speed sporting movements. The Laboratory
    is housed in a modern gym-classroom-office complex with its total square
    footage being 6,300 sq-ft, including two facualty offices, one large office
    area for the students, a 'humongous' data collection room, and several
    specialized prep or analysis rooms.

    Proficiency in math, engineering (mechanics), and/or computer programming is
    highly desired but this is not an absolute requirement for admission.
    Deficiency areas will be determined by the doctoral advising committee and
    students will be required to take their deficiency courses before they start
    the main component of the graduate work. International students will be
    required to demonstrate their proficiency in English as well. An interview
    is required for all the doctoral program applicants, but alternative means
    are available for the international students who are currently residing
    outside the US.

    I look forward to hearing from many competent and highly motivated potential

    Young-Hoo Kwon
    - Young-Hoo Kwon, Ph.D., Director
    - Biomechanics Lab
    - Texas Woman's University
    - P.O. Box 425647
    - Denton, TX 76204-5647
    - Phone: (940) 898-2598
    - Fax: (940) 898-2581
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