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The UNC Sports Medicine Institute’s clinical scientists are pioneering new treatments using our state-of-the-art research facilities. Our researchers collaborate from across many departments and centers at UNC, including Exercise and Sport Science, Orthopaedics, the Injury Prevention Research Center, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.


Wonder what it’s like to participate in a research trial? It a fun and educational experience that can help you and future patients:


Here are some research highlights from the Exercise and Sport Science Motion Science Institute: