Motion Capture Lab Intern

Motion Capture Internships at RPP generally run for 3-4 month periods, and some have selected to extend it beyond the initial term.   Interns are expected to work 20-30 hours per week.  Your responsibilities would include any or all of the following various activities:

    • Operate RPP’s Motion Capture Lab, which includes a complete Qualisys motion capture system
    • Generate and interpret biomechanics reports on pitchers and baseball players
    • Perform system calibrations
    • Work with and provide data to other interns and coaches
    • Write data extraction scripts for QTM software (when necessary)
    • Learn about C-Motion biomechanics software as appropriate
    • Write blog posts and create independent research projects of your choice, from preparation, data collection, study and analysis, implementation and finally, potential publication (subject to approval)

You will be given a laptop and your own desk to work on the training floor directly with our coaches and athletes.

Recent Program Participants:

    • Courtney Semkewyc
      • Rutgers University Bio-Med PHD program candidate
      • New York Yankees, Performance Science Bio-mechanics Assistant
    • Sophie Beier
      • Rutgers University Bio-Med Master’s program candidate

Minimal Job Requirements:

    • A self starter with a burning desire to learn
    • A desire to work hard
    • A desire to dig 50 ft deep, not 6 inches

Please note that this is a NON-paying internship!

RPP Motion Capture System

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