Polly McGuigan

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20012020

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Research interests

My research focuses on how the neuromuscular system powers and controls locomotion in humans and animals, how it changes with age and injury, and ways in which its performance can be enhanced through training and technology.  This research is multidisciplinary in nature and has applications in many spheres of medicine, physiotherapy, veterinary, sports science and engineering.  Specific current projects include:

Understanding muscle-tendon interaction and motor control in demanding dynamic tasks to prevent injury

Changes in muscle architecture, mechanics and recruitment with age

Technologies to assist in the rehbilitation of musculoskeletal injuries

Preventing long term complications of lower limb amputation

Education/Academic qualification

Anatomy and Biomechanics, Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Veterinary College University of London

1 Oct 199710 Dec 2000

Award Date: 10 Jan 2001

Zoology, Bachelor of Science, University of Bristol

1 Oct 19941 Jul 1997

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