View Full Version : Post Doctoral Position - Spinal Mechanics and Rowing

09-10-2001, 07:02 PM

A Post-doctoral position is available immediately at the BioDynamics
Research Laboratory at Imperial College, London, England under the joint
supervision of Dr Alison McGregor (link 1) and Dr Anthony Bull (link 2). The
post will be jointly held by the Departments of Musculoskeletal Surgery and
The laboratory is part of the Musculoskeletal Surgery Department at Imperial
College, and is part of college-wide BioDynamics collaborative research team
looking at treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. This
involves a close collaboration with other groups, notably the biomechanics
laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering under the supervision
of Professor Andrew Amis (Link 3).

Description of Post,
The main thrust of the project is the analysis and understanding the
kinematics and mechanics of the spine during rowing activities. This project
will include modelling using SIMM (Link 4), instrumentation, and
experimental validation.

Link 1:
Link 2: http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/staff/abull
Link 3: http://www.me.ic.ac.uk/case/biomechanics/index.html
Link 4: http://www.musculographics.com/products/simm.html

The project will run for three years and the post is funded in the first
instance for one year with a salary on the RA1A scale.

Further details of the project and the application procedure are available

Alison H McGregor
Department of Musculoskeletal Surgery
Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Road
London W6 8RF
United Kingdom
tel: +44 20 8383 8831
fax: +44 20 8383 8835
email: a.mcgregor@ic.ac.uk


Anthony MJ Bull
ARC Lecturer
Department of Bioengineering
(formerly Biological and Medical Systems)
Bagrit Centre
Imperial College
London SW7 2BX
United Kingdom
tel: +44 20 7594 5186
fax: +44 870 125 4985
email: a.bull@ic.ac.uk

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