Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Biomechanics researchers are using a special slip simulator to reduce worker injuries associated with tripping and falling.
Inside Science Buzzwords:
- Inner Ear - Of the three sections of the ear, the inner ear is the portion that is involved with both hearing and balance.
- Biomechanics - The study of the forces both inside and outside the body and the effects of these forces on the body.