Dr. Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert

Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert

Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert currently holds the Parker-Hannifin Endowed Chair in Human Motion and Control in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cleveland State University. He has previously been on the faculty at the University of Calgary (1993-1998) and the Cleveland Clinic (1998-2010). His academic degrees are from the University of Utrecht (Netherlands), including a BS/MS degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics, and a PhD degree in Veterinary Science for work on locomotion in horses.

For most of his career, Ton has worked on computational modeling of human movement and computer-aided movement analysis, with applications in rehabilitation, sports, and animation. His work has been supported by numerous federal grants and by contracts with industry. Ton has served as President of the International Society of Biomechanics and also well known as the moderator of Biomch-L, an online discussion forum on human and animal movement science. He has published over 130 journal articles and book chapters, holds three patents in the area of rehabilitation technology. Notable awards are the Sports Injury Research Award of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (2004), and a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2005.

Webpage : http://facultyprofile.csuohio.edu/csufacultyprofile/detail.cfm?FacultyID=A_VANDENBOGERT
Lab page : http://hmc.csuohio.edu

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