Why do babies kick? The Nowlan Lab is exploring this question from the point of view of how movement in the womb affects formation and development of the bones and joints. Mechanical forces are important for normal function of adult bones and joints, and we are investigating if mechanical forces are also important for prenatal skeletal development. If you are interested in learning more, please check out our Research page and our Publications.
We form part of the [http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering The Department of Bioengineering]
and [http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/ Imperial College London]. Our research is part of the [http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering/research/biomechanics Biomechanics] theme.