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rferber51
05-08-2008, 04:30 AM
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Clinical Biomechanics



Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Clinical
Biomechanics to be carried out in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of
Calgary. The research will be carried out in the Running Injury Clinic
which has state-of-art equipment including an 8-camera Vicon motion capture
system, treadmill, clinical assessment tools, and excellent computing
facilities. The goal of the Running Injury Clinic is to educate and develop
injury prevention and rehabilitation programs for runners and walkers of all
ages through world-class research and clinical practice. The Clinic is
adjacent to the world famous Human Performance Laboratory and Sports
Medicine Centre.



The Running Injury Clinic serves as a public facility for the clinical
assessment of musculoskeletal injuries for walkers and runners as well as a
dynamic research laboratory. Research projects ongoing include
pathomechanics and optimal treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome in
runners, validation of clinical exams and optimization of treatment for
non-specific low back pain, pathomechanics of iliotibial band syndrome, the
relationship between foot structure and foot biomechanics, and optimal
treatment protocols for knee osteoarthritis using real-time feedback. You
may find more info regarding our clinical practice and research at
www.runninginjuryclinic.com .



Candidates with a PhD or equivalent in Biomechanics or Mechanical
Engineering, Physiology, or other related fields are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will also be a licensed health practitioner (i.e.
Athletic Therapist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist) and have
clinical experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
essential.



Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.



Preferred starting date: August 2008



Application: Please send expressions of interest and CV via e-mail by May
30th to:



Reed Ferber Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC

AHFMR Population Health New Investigator

Assistant Professor: Faculties of Kinesiology and Nursing

Director: Running Injury Clinic

rferber@ucalgary.ca







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Reed Ferber Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC



AHFMR Population Health New Investigator

Assistant Professor: Faculties of Kinesiology and Nursing

Director: Running Injury Clinic

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta

CANADA T2N 1N4



Office: KNB 242

rferber@ucalgary.ca

(403) 210-6468 (ph)

(403) 289-9117 (fax)



www.runninginjuryclinic.com