Jaap Harlaar is professor of clinical biomechanics. He specializes in technologies and methodologies to measure human motion (a) aiming to inform clinical decision-making in cases of movement pathologies and (b) to include in biomechanical analyses of the musculoskeletal system during gait and other human movements.

research interest

  • Kinematics of human motion
  • Clinical biomechanics
  • Computational biomechanics
  • Biomechanics in osteoarthritis

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Professor of clinical biomechanics at Delft University of Technology


MSc, Electronical / Biomedial Engineering, University of Twente


Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering

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