Active Research Projects

  • Pain, joint instability and degeneration
    • Strength and detraining
    • Qualitative perception related to training
    • Fatigue in quadriceps muscles (prediction)
    • Force appreciation in quadriceps
    • Voluntary activation patterns in quadriceps
    • Effects of pain and inflamation on quadriceps muscle activation
    • Effects of icing and corticosteroid on chronic arthritic knees
    • Changes in muscle extensibility: acute and chronic
    • MRI and loading in osteoarthritic and ACL deficient knee joints
    • Adherence to exercising
  • Diagnostic tests at the shoulder and hip joint
    • Reliability of clinical tests
    • Prediction of diagnosis from clinical tests
  • Outcome measures
    • Continued validation of Lower Limb Task Questionnaire
  • Viscoelasticity
    • Stretching parameters
    • Technical aspects related to stretching (curve fitting parameters)
    • Measuring stiffness when muscle is active.
    • Muscle length changes in stroke at the calf
    • Creep
  • Neuro conditions
    • Muscle and joint patterns during gait in children with cerebral palsy
  • Cardiovascular fitness in clinical populations
    • Exercise testing pre-surgery
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
    • Diagnosis of muscle and tendon injuries