I'll admit to thinking this was kind of frivolous when I looked at the headline, but there is so much happening here that I have changed my mind - the biomechanics and brain/body interface information that is coming from this is very very useful in a wide range of applications.

“Historically, they haven’t received much attention,” he says. “I’m not interested in reinventing the wheel. I only look for research projects that no one else has done before and something that can have a worthwhile contribution to science and engineering as well as sport development in Canada.” This research, led by Laschowski, is being conducted alongside Dr. Naser Mehrabi (Post-Doctoral Fellow in Engineering) and supervised by Dr. John McPhee (Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics).