Internship Movement Science/Biomechanical Engineering (Run Style Animations)

  • Internship/graduation assignment
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Internship Movement Science/Biomechanical Engineering (Run Style Animations)

Job description

We are always looking for talented and ambitious interns to join Movella. Our internship program gives you the opportunity to become a full member of the Movella family. You will not only work with our innovative products, but you will also learn more about your strengths. An internship at Movella gives you the opportunity to work on real projects and have loads of fun along the way.

Your assignment at Movella

Most of the runners collect and get feedback on biomechanical parameters during their running. However, most runners will find it difficult to interpret these parameters. As a consequence, despite the large scale data collection, feedback in running is not as effective as it could be. 
Animations representing the run style of a runner in combination with potential improvements are thought to be an effective way to communicate feedback in running.

The goal of this project is to create a model to animate the running styles. The run style animations will be based on measurements with our MVN- suit.

Key challenges:

  • Capture data of runners when they run the different running styles
  • Create a model that can change according to the input parameters speed, step frequency and stance time.

Please note that you actually need to be enrolled in a school or university in order to be considered for an internship.

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We are particularly eager to find interns with these skills and expertise:

  • Bachelor or master student of Biomedical/biomechanical Engineering,
  • Human movement sciences, or similar with interest in sensor technology
  • Availability for an internship for at least 3 months
  • Good programming skills in Matlab, Python, or any other high-level script language to analyze the data
  • Practical skills in collecting and analyzing biomechanical data

Working at Movella

Movella is bringing meaning to movement. This new brand encapsulates the value and technologies from mCube, Xsens, and Kinduct. Our mission is to digitize movement so that people can extract meaning and impact positive change. We provide intelligent solutions for sensing, capturing, and analyzing motion and states of being. Our products accelerate innovation and create extraordinary outcomes in entertainment, sports, health and industrial markets.

Working for Movella is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our teams. These teams consist of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for health, movement and technology. Movella offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development.