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Hans Gros Emerging Researcher Award

hansgrosnia.jpgThe 'Hans Gros Emerging Researcher Award' recognizes excellence in early career research. This prestigious award is given annually to an individual who has excelled in their early research career (2-5 years post PhD) and has embodied the ISBS philosophy of applied science and 'bridging the gap'. The winner is invited to present his/her research in a keynote lecture at the ISBS annual conference.

Award Criteria:
  • The applicant must be a current full member of ISBS for the past two consecutive years or more at the time of that year’s annual conference, and must not have won the Hans Gros Emerging Research Award previously.
  • The applicant must be within two to five years of graduating with a PhD at the time of that year’s annual conference.
  • The applicant must have a record of successful research esteem and publications.
  • A letter of support from an established researcher in the field of Sports Biomechanics who is a current ISBS member. The letter should include a clear statement that he/she supports the application for the ISBS Hans Gros Emerging Researcher Award. The letter must accompany the application form.
  • The applicant must have presented (oral or poster) at least once at an ISBS conference.
  • The applicant, if selected, is expected to attend the closing ceremony and closing banquet for that year’s annual conference.
  • The applicant, if selected, must submit a scientific review article of an aspect of their presented work for publication in ‘Sports Biomechanics’ within 6 months of the award.
Submission Process:

The applicant must submit an application form (available here), 250-word abstract, and supporting documentation to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline:

January 31st

Further Information available on Page 10-12 of the Policy Manual for The Vice President of Awards of ISBS


Year
 Recipient
Conference
Title
2019

Dr. Laura Anne Furlong

Loughborough University, UK

Oxford, Ohio, USA Measuring Muscle in Motion: Implications and Challenges for Applied Sports Biomechanics
2018

Dr. Steffen Willwacher

German Sport University of Cologne, Germany

Auckland, New Zealand

Sports equipment: How the transformation from passive to digital systems opens new doors and puts new demands on sports biomechanists.

2017

Dr. Pedro Mororço

Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

Cologne, Germany Novel Insights into an old methodology: Upgrading the use of tethered swimming.
2016

Dr. Cyril Donnelly

University of Western Australia
Tsukuba, Japan Bridging the nexus between simulation and injury prevention research
2015

Dr. Kimi Sato

East Tennesse State University, USA

Poitiers, France Measuring bilateral asymmetry in a long term athlete monitoring
2014 Dr. Neil Bezodis

St Mary's University, UK
Johnson City, TN, USA Integrating research and practice with a view to enhancing sports performance: examples from sprint acceleration
2013 Dr. Daniel Fong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong, China
Taipei, Taiwan Investigating and preventing sport-related ankle sprain injury