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hgollee86
08-25-2002, 05:59 PM
Research and Development of Systems for Paraplegic Cycling: improving
health after spinal cord injury.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant & PhD Studentship
Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering
Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine
University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Two new research positions are available: one is a post-doctoral
research assistant in engineering; the second is a PhD studentship for
an exercise physiologist. Both posts are funded by the Engineering and
Physical Sciences Research Council, and are available for three years.

The project will develop systems which will allow people with a spinal
cord injury to cycle, via functional electrical stimulation of the
paralysed leg muscles. A health study will also be carried out, which
will evaluate the effects of this exercise modality on
cardio-respiratory fitness and general health.

For more details please go to
http://fesnet.eng.gla.ac.uk/CRE/vacancies.html. If you would like
further information, contact Prof Ken Hunt (engineering) or Prof Susan
Ward (exercise physiology) (k.hunt@mech.gla.ac.uk,
s.a.ward@bio.gla.ac.uk). To apply, please send a CV to Professor Ken
Hunt (k.hunt@mech.gla.ac.uk), Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (REF 347/02 17,626 - 19,681 per
annum); PhD Studentship (REF 349/02)



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Henrik Gollee
Centre for Rehabilitation Eng. &
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
Scotland, UK

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