Brittany Dowling, M.S.
Brittany Dowling is currently the Director of Biomechanics at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago, Illinois. She heads up the laboratory in the Sports Performance Center where they use 3D motion capture and wearable technology to evaluate athlete’s movement. Dowling collaborates with physicians, major league teams, and the MLB to conduct performance and injury research, leveraging technology to optimize player development. Her research of over 50 papers and presentations provides qualified application to players, coaches, and clinicians to improve performance and mitigate injury risk.
Prior to joining MOR, Dowling spent 7 years as Director of Biomechanics at Motus Global. Through Motus, she developed and refined the process of mass 3D motion capture shoots, created comprehensive mechanical reports on individual athlete mechanics, and provided actionable feedback to athletes and coaches. She conducted over 4000 biomechanical evaluations using motion capture for professional (MLB, NBA, NFL, and FIFA), college, high school, and youth teams. Dowling participated on a team that brought the first wearable technology approved by Major League Baseball for in-game use.
Dowling attended the University of Colorado and earned her BS in Integrative Physiology. She completed her MS in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology from Texas Tech University. She is passionate about the human body and ways to support its functioning as a KMS instructor and practitioner.