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motus is a leading human performance software company based on the sports markets most comprehensive database of athletic motion and our proprietary physics engine. Since our inception, the mission has been to develop technology to help athletes maximize their level of performance and reduce their risk of injury by providing usable feedback and corrective programs derived from complex biomechanical analyses.

Our software platform provides a comprehensive toolset including analytics and visualization for coaches, trainers, physicians, and athletes to analyze data collected from a suite of sources including high-end optical motion capture, wearable devices, and interactive platforms.

Movement is a critical part of an athlete's performance and pivotal when trying to remain healthy and in the game; we strive to help them master their most important asset - their body. The motus performance lab sits on the campus of IMG Academy, the world's premier sports training facility, and has provided us access to elite professional and developmental athletes and coaches across a wide variety of sports. We have also developed strong partnerships with world-renowned clinical research groups such as the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI), various professional sports teams including MLB's Baltimore Orioles and NBA's Boston Celtics, and technology firms such as Microsoft.

Our Research and Development group is working on every avenue that allows motus to deliver biomechanical feedback, outside the walls of our lab, to athletes on fields, courts, ice rinks, and gym floors all over the world.

Joe Nolan

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

As CEO Joe is responsible for the company's overall corporate strategy and development. Early in his career, Joe spent several years at Motion Analysis Corporation where he served as Vice President of Business Development for Worldwide Services and managed accounts including The US Department of Defense, Major League Baseball, The National Hockey League, and National Football League. In 2002, he Co-Founded Perspective Studios, a motion capture and software development company. At Perspective, he oversaw all corporate and business development and the acquisition of the company's services business by Take 2 Interactive Software, NASDAQ listed TTWO in late 2009.

Joe holds a BA and MBA and is currently completing his MPH at the University of New England. A former Junior and Collegiate Hockey player, Joe is now a youth coach for both USA Hockey and Little League Baseball. Currently, Joe lives on Long Island with his wife Brenda and their four children.

Keith Robinson, M.S.

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

As COO Keith's responsibilities include oversight of both the biomechanics lab and applications development group. Keith spent time at both Computer Associates and Acclaim Entertainment as a Programmer before serving as Vice President of Research and Development for Motion Analysis Corporation's service division. In 2002, he Co-Founded Perspective Studios, a leading motion capture and software development company. At Perspective, Keith oversaw the entire technical staff for motion capture services and software development. He helped create an advanced human motion pipeline that changed the level of character animation in the entertainment industry and also led the Perspective team that helped create the initial real-time rendering integration test for the release of Microsoft's X-Box.

Keith earned his BS in Computer Science from New York Institute of Technology, while playing baseball for the University and recently received his Masters in Software Engineering at Penn State University. Additionally, Keith is an Adjunct Professor at Bloomfield College, teaching courses in motion capture and human movement technology. Keith lives on Long Island with his 2 children Jack and Rachel.

Glenn S. Fleisig, Ph.D.


Dr. Glenn Fleisig earned his engineering degrees from MIT, Washington University, and UAB. In 1987, Dr. Fleisig was hired by Dr. James Andrews to develop the research program of the newly founded American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). In the decades since, Dr. Fleisig has emerged as a leading authority in sports science, particular baseball pitching biomechanics. He has published over 150 scientific papers, made presentations throughout the world, and appeared in countless media interviews. In September of 2013, Dr. Fleisig was awarded the prestigious Jim Hay Award from the American Society of Biomechanics. Dr. Fleisig holds many appointments including Chair of USA Baseball Medical & Safety Committee, Pitching Safety Consultant for Little League Baseball & Softball, Associate Editor of the journal Sports Biomechanics, and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UAB.

Ben Hansen

Vice President - Technology

As Vice President of Technology, Hansen helps to seek new business relationships and envision future sports technology endeavors. Alongside, he aids the Research and Development Team in engineering custom 3D biomechanical reports through use of motion sensing technology.

Originally from Beloit, WI, Hansen sought his BS degree in biomedical engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering while playing NCAA baseball. Prior to Motus, Hansen conducted research as a Ph.D candidate at Marquette University while acting as the Motion Capture Engineer for the Milwaukee Brewers. Hansen also spent time conducting research during his graduate studies at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI).

Brittany Dowling, M.S.

Director - Biomechanical Reporting

Growing up as an Army brat, Brittany has lived all over the United States and Europe. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor's in Integrative Physiology. After college, Brittany got certified in Muscle Activation Techniques and had the opportunity to work with a variety of elite athletes. In 2012, Brittany graduated from Texas Tech with her Master's in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology. While at Tech she conducted research looking at landing patterns in athletes, effects of ankle immobilization on knee mechanics, and spine stabilization on lower extremity control . Brittany is excited to start a new chapter in Bradenton along with her dog Mr. Biggs.

Caitlin Pearl, M.S.

Director - Biomechanical Evaluations

Caitlin was born and raised in South Brunswick, NJ and earned her BS in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University. After relocating to North Carolina with her family, she attended East Carolina University to pursue her Master's degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Biomechanics. Prior to Motus, Caitlin spent the past year working for the National Institute for Athletic Health & Performance at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD, where she gained valuable experience evaluating healthy and injured runners, completing return to sport assessments, and integrating motion capture services into Sanford's athletic enhancement programs.

Featured Press

Motus provides cutting-edge resource to IMG Academy NBA Combine/Draft trainees 6/26/2013 IMG Academy has teamed with leading human performance technology firm, Motus Global, to empower the participants in the 2013 IMG Academy NBA Combine/Draft Training program with the knowledge to increase their durability and performance over the course of their careers.... read more
IMG Academy's 2013 NBA Combine/Draft Training Program Underway 4/25/2013 After preparing more than 40 top NFL prospects for the NFL Combine and a chance to increase their stock in this week's Draft, IMG Academy has announced its annual NBA Combine/Draft Training Program is in full swing. Initial participants include: Kenny Kadji (Miami); Brandon Paul (Illinois); Nate Wolters (South Dakota State); Reggie Johnson (Miami); Romero Osby (Oklahoma).... read more
IMG Academy breaks ground on world-class multi-sport complex 4/17/2013 Today, in the company of student-athletes and their families, staff, alumni, professional athletes, sports performance partners, community leaders, and many more, IMG Academy broke ground on a world-class, multi-sport complex. A state-of-the-art stadium, opening in August 2013, marks the first phase of expansion. The stadium will feature: 5,000 seats with the ability to... read more
Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson discusses NFL Combine and his experience working with Motus 3/7/2013 Hey people, how are you all doing? I'm blogging from back home in Columbia, Missouri. Oh man, I'm smiling about the whole NFL pre-Draft process, from the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, to the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, to Pro Day this week at Mizzou, leading up to the Draft in late April. I'm blessed to be in this situation, enjoying the moment and chasing after my dream to play in the NFL... read more

Archived Press

NFL Combine 2013: Motion capture technology and the future of player testing 2/27/2013 Forty-two NFL hopefuls donned compression suits adorned with 41 white markers at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this past month. They stood in the middle of a rectangle formed by eight specialized cameras needed to map the markers -- each perhaps a little bigger than a marble -- within a 3D space. The athletes ran through... read more
Orioles employing advanced testing on pitchers 3/5/2013 Last year, the Orioles used biomechanical testing to ascertain which pitchers were throwing most effectively and who might be in danger of injury. It worked well last year, and many pitchers are participating. It's not mandatory. Manager Buck Showalter said... read more
Motus Brings a Whole New Dimension to the NFL Combine Training Program at IMG Academy 2/19/2013 IMG Academy has teamed with leading human performance technology firm, Motus Global, to empower the 42 participants in the the 2013 NFL Combine Training Program with the knowledge to increase their durability and performance over the course of their careers. In order to help prevent injuries, Motus... read more
Using 3D analysis and biomechanics, Motus brings a whole new dimension to the NFL Combine Training Program 2/18/2013 IMG Acadamy has teamed with leading human performance technology firm, Motus Global, to empower the 42 participants in the the 2013 NFL Combine Training Program with the knowledge to increase their durability and performance over the course of their careers. In order to help prevent injuries, Motus has been... read more
American Sports Medicine Institute and Motus Offer Advance Biomechanical Analysis 9/24/2012 In today's sports world, professional athletes are looking to gain a competitive edge over their opponents. That is why biomechanics technology and performance analysis for athletes have become a popular choice as it enhance athletic performance and prevents injury... read more
Performance Software Leader Motus Global Joins IMG Academy as Official Motion Capture Technology Provider 9/05/2012 Motus Global, a leading human performance technology firm, has teamed up with IMG Academy as the exclusive motion capture technology provider to the world-renowned education and sports training institution. Motus will establish a studio at IMG Academy to provide cutting-edge motion capture biomechanical analysis software and tools... read more

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