John C. Wilson Jr. Motion and Sports Analysis Lab

OrganizationChildren's Hospital Los Angeles
Lab TypeHospital
Lead PersonRobert Kay, MD


The Children's Hospital Los Angeles hosts a motion laboratory for assessment of the motor patterns of patients of young athletes in an attempt to avoid surgery or improve the likelihood of a positive result from surgery. Their technology includes a 10-camera motion-capture system, EMG (electromyography), and force plates embedded in the floor.