Risks of rhythmic gymnastics for young athletes

Practicing a sport such as rhythmic gymnastics from a young age has many advantages. For instance, low-level gymnastic participation at an early age can benefit bone health and balance exercised in rhythmic gymnastics has been shown to improve posture control. However, the age and musculoskeletal development of an athlete should be considered when choosing training…

Cook Children's pediatric motion analysis systems

The Present and Future of Motion Analysis Systems in Clinical Settings

This May, the BTS Bioengineering team had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Pediatric Neurology conference hosted by Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, TX. During the conference, therapists, clinicians, students and other attendees focused on multi-disciplinary treatment of children with complex motor disorders. Additionally, 25 attendees made the trip to Cook Children’s Campus to explore…