The Neuromechanics and Ergonomics LAB

The Neuromechanics and Ergonomics lab at Brock University offers ~1700 sq feet of space and features state-of-the-art biomechanics, neurophysiology and ergonomics hardware and software, including:

Motion Capture

  • 10 camera Vicon Vantage + Vero motion capture system (www.vicon.com)

Electromyography

  • 2 – 8 channel Bortec AMT-8 EMG systems with an extended bandwidth for fine-wire EMG (www.bortec.ca)

Force Measurement

  • Haptic wrist robot (WristBOT, Italian Institute of Technology)
  • MIE Medical Research Ltd – Grip Dynamometer (www.mie-uk.com/)
  • Various load cells (http://www.interfaceforce.com/)
  • 6 dof load cell
  • Mark 10 Advanced Ergonomics Testing Kit
  • 2 Force Plates

Neurophysiological

Analogue to Digital (A/D)

  • Cambridge Electronic Design (Power 1401) data acquisition
  • National Instruments A/D – NI USB-6363 – 32 Channel
  • Vicon Lock + 64 channel

Software

  • Visual 3D
  • Matlab
  • Labview
  • Spike2

Images of our Equipment, Studies & Lab!

Scroll through some of the images taken from our research projects. This is work from the Holmes Lab and via other collaborations.

2018