WUKY: UK And U.S. Defense Department Team Up For Sports Medicine Research

The University of Kentucky has unveiled its new Sports Medicine Research Institute, which came about – in part – through a major grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Some of the equipment could be straight out of a video game development lab or an action movie set.

Wednesday, following a press conference, reporters lined the perimeter of a biomechanics area where researchers will conduct motion analysis studies. At the center is a jockey riding a horse-racing simulator, which sends a digital projection of her actions onto a monitor. Standing just outside the circle, institute director John Abt explains the setup...

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