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    The University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary, is the largest university-based injury biomechanics laboratory in the world.  The 30,000 square-foot facility, located in the University of Virginia’s North Fork Research Park, boasts several state-of-the-art pieces of equipment, as well as custom resources and capabilities that are unique to the laboratory.  This includes servo-hydraulic and electro-mechanical materials testing machines, a Seattle Safety Systems servo-controlled reverse-acceleration sled, a VIA Systems deceleration sled, a 16-camera high-speed motion capture system, and the world’s first university-based full-scale rollover sled system, which is capable of rolling a sport-utility vehicle at 400-deg/s and dropping it onto a moving roadbed.  The Center is a joint venture of the Schools of Engineering and Medicine and houses researchers with a diversity of backgrounds, including mechanical, biomedical, electrical, and civil engineers, a biostatistician, an epidemiologist, orthopedic surgeons, ER doctors, radiologists, and a pathologist.