Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics

Affiliate Society of the International Society of Biomechanics


The ANZSB hope to make student grants available in the future. In the meantime student are encouraged to seek financial support from the ISB, links and brief details are provided below.

ANZSB Publication of the Year

A call for applications will be made in December 2016.

The ANZSB Publication of the Year Award recognises publication of excellent biomechanical research by ANZSB members. The award will comprise $250 and a certificate.

It is anticipated that one award will be granted each year. A call for submissions will be made through the ANZSB Newsletter.

The nomination is for a publication, not a person. The award is shared by the authors of the publication.

Please click here to find the guidlines.

ANZSB Travel Grant

We are now calling for student applications to support presenting at one of the following confrences

International Society of Biomechanics in Sport
American Society of Biomechanics
European Society of Biomechancis
International Socieity of Electrphysiology and Kinesiology

Applications close 13 May 2016

One travel award will be offered to a student. If there is more than one application for the award, a panel of ANZSB executive members will award the applicant who, in the panel’s opinion, has the best abstract.

Only ANZSB members are eligible to apply. To become a member please visit


Application process

Previous Winners

Congratulations to Gillian Weir from the University of Western Australia in recieving a travel award to assit her in traveling to Sports Medicine Australia 2015

Congratulations to the following winners of the ANZSB travel awards to help them on their way to ISB in Glasgow

Student - Brent Raiteri, University of Queensland
ECMR - Bart Bolsterlee, Neuroscience Research Australia

Brent will be presenting "Feasibility and reliability of three-dimensional ultrasound for measuring human tibialis anterior muscle deformation during isometric contractions" on the Monday.

Bart will be presenting "Accuracy of ultrasound measurements of human medial gastrocnemius muscle architecture" on the Tuesday


ISB Grant Scheme