Orthopedic Biomechanics Research Lab

 OBRL – Overview


The Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory is located in Scurlock Tower at Houston Methodist Hospital. This laboratory was designed with the specific purpose for performing collaborative research between Texas A&M University and the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Methodist).  Additional collaborations also involve the Houston Methodist Research Institute.  Please view the tabs in the drop down menu (found under the OBRL tab) for a list of project summaries.

The Facility Contains:

  1. Cardiovascular & Metabolic Testing Equipment
    1. Medical Graphics Ultima
    2. Treadmill System
    3. Lode Cycle Ergometer
  2.  Dual-Energy-Xray-Absorptiometery System (DEXA)
    1. GE Lunar (iDXA System)
  3. Motion Analysis System – Sports Biomechanics
    1. Vicon motion capture system
    2. 16 channel Myon wireless EMG
    3. 4 AMTI 2kN force plates


Laboratory Contact:

Bradley S. Lambert, Ph.D

TEES Research Scientist 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Texas A&M University

Human Subjects Research Director

Department of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 

Houston Methodist Hospital 

6670 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030

(E) BsLambert@HoustonMethodist.org

(P) 832-687-2483