The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics (April 2018) by Professor Jim Richards is a thought-provoking textbook suitable for students and professionals from both the research and clinical worlds.

Ground-breaking discoveries in understanding the neuromuscular system by revered scientists from Francisco Redi (1626-1697) to Carlo J. De Luca (1942-2016) can be found in chapter 10.

Delsys and Delsys Europe are pleased to make a limited number of copies available to qualified students free of charge. Register below:

Supported Conferences

Students attending the following scientific conferences only will be considered:

  • July 4 – 7, 2018 European College of Sport Science Dublin, Ireland
  • July 8 – 12, 2018 World Congress of Biomechanics Dublin, Ireland
  • August 8 – 11, 2018 American Society of Biomechanics Rochester, Minnesota

Who Can Participate

The applicant must be a student at a recognized institution of higher education.  The applicant must have submitted an abstract to one of the supported conferences, and the abstract must be accepted for presentation as either a poster or oral presentation.

We will consider multiple abstract submissions from a single student regardless of conference, however a student can only receive one textbook.  Should multiple students submit for an award using the same abstract and the abstract is deemed worthy of receiving a textbook, we will only provide one textbook for the abstract.


Students have until August 31st at 11:45pm EST to submit an application.


Winners will be announced during the month of September 2018.


Winners will be contacted individually for appropriate shipping address.