Christopher MacLean

Christopher MacLean Ph.D.

Senior Forensic Biomechanist

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechanism of Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Biomechanical Analyses
  • Athletic Injuries & Footwear Science
  • MVA Occupant Dynamics
  • Pedestrian & Cycling Accidents
  • Driver/Perceptual Response Time
  • Slips & Falls


  • Ph.D. (Biomechanics), University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • B.Sc. (Human Kinetics), University of British Columbia
  • B.Sc. (Exercise Science), Acadia University

Previous Experience

  • Instructor, School of Health & Human Performance, Dalhousie University
  • Director of Biomechanics, Yana Motion Lab
  • Senior Forensic Scientist – Senior Forensic Biomechanist, BIORECON Engineering Inc.
  • Senior Applied Biomechanist – Director, Fortius Lab & Applied Biomechanics – Consultant, Fortius Institute, Fortius Sport & Health
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
  • Director of Biomechanics – Lab Service Technical Marketing – Pedorthist, Paris Orthotics Ltd.
  • Forensic Biomechanist, Forensic Dynamics Inc.
  • Teaching Assistant – Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Amherst