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Sean D. Shimada, Ph.D. (Biomechanics Expert Witness)

(Biomechanics Expert Background Info Summary)

Sean D. Shimada, Ph.D. is a Biomechanics Expert Witness who completed all his graduate work on the arm and shoulder. Currently, approximately 20% of the work he does is comprised of injuries to the arm and shoulders, and 80% is comprised of injuries to the neck. He has worked on 1000’s of auto accident cases.

Dr. Shimada obtained Bachelor of Science in Biomechanics from the College of Letters & Science, University of California in Davis where he also minored in Psychology. After that he did Master of Science in Exercise Physiology – Biomechanics from the College of Health & Human Services, California State University in Sacramento. Furthermore, he received a Master of Science in Bio-Engineering from School of Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomechanics from School of Health & Rehab Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.

(Biomechanics Expert Bullet Points of Interest)

  • Member – Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA)
  • Member – International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)
  • Member – Forensic Accident Reconstructionists of Oregon (FARO)
  • Member – California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (CAARS)
  • Past Member – American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Reviewer for “Medical Engineering and Physics” Journal
  • Distinguished Alumni Award – School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
  • Alumni Honors Award – Department of Kinesiology & Health Science, California State University


(Biomechanics Expert Final Words/Short Summary)

Dr. Shimada’s expertise in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, and rehabilitation allows him to assess the types of trauma various tissues would sustain, determine the types of forces and movements a person would have experienced, and develop a biomechanical model of the accident.

As a Biomechanist and Engineer, Dr. Shimada has worked to determine: The causes of injury an individual may have sustained as a result of an industrial, occupational, or motor vehicle accident; Whether the alleged injuries sustained in an accident were consistent with the magnitude and forces a person would have experienced; The effect of external objects such as head restraints, dashboards, seat belts, or other mass would have on the body; etc.

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Published: December 7, 2022
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