Becoming a member of ISBS entitles you to the following advantages and benefits:

  • To exchange ideas and scientific information with the international applied sports biomechanics community.
  • To attend ISBS Annual Conference at reduced registration fees.
  • To attend the Mid Year Virtual Symposium for free.
  • Receive full access to the Sports Biomechanics journal
  • To receive the ISBS Newsletters.
  • To join the ISBS Slack Workspace.
  • To use ISBS resources like the ISBS literature service.
  • To be part of the democratic structure of ISBS, be nominated for the Board of Directors and Executive and vote.
  • To be eligible for the ISBS Awards.
  • To be eligible for the ISBS Grants.


Membership in ISBS shall be open to any and all persons regardless of geographic origin, who demonstrate a desire to study sport from a biomechanical viewpoint. These persons must be workers in biomechanics and/or sports (coaches, trainers, teachers) or they must demonstrate a strong interest in the area of biomechanics in sports.

Annual Fees

Professional Membership is € 52 per year. Student Membership is € 42 per year. This includes the subscription* to the Journal 'Sport Biomechanics'.

ISBS Caregivers Membership

ISBS members are entitled to a one-year membership fee waiver in the following circumstances:

  • The applicant has been a member of ISBS for at least three consecutive years, or for more than five years in total.
  • The member has taken maternity, paternity, adoption, extended parental, or another type of caregiver leave of at least 12 weeks within the past 12 months.

Terms & Conditions:

  • The waived membership must start within 12 months of the first day of leave.  For example, if a member commences their caregiver leave in November then the membership for the subsequent year (starting in January) will be waived.
  • The applicant is to email the ISBS Treasurer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with “Application for ISBS Caregiver Membership” in the subject line to initiate an application.
  • The member may be requested to provide documentary evidence of the caregiver’s leave.

* Please be aware that access to the journal can not be provided if there are any restrictions in place towards the member's home country

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