PhD Success at International Research Conference
Four PhD students from the University Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery (UDOTS) presented their research at the International Conference on Biomechanics of Human Movement and Sport (ICBHMS) 2020, held at Novotel London Wembley on January 20-21st.
- Abdullah Alzahrani presented a Poster on ‘The biomechanical assessment of balance and gait for stroke patients and the implication in the diagnosis and rehabilitation.’ Project Supervisor: Dr Weijie Wang and Dr Graham Arnold.
- Rayan Jastania also presented his research in poster format ‘The construction of the device for collecting electromyography data and implications for rehabilitation.’ Project Supervisor: Dr Weijie Wang and Dr Tim Drew.
- Bijad Alqahtani gave an oral podium presentation entitled ‘Kinematical analysis of Tai Chi Chuan players during gait and balance test and implication in rehabilitation exercise.’ Project Supervisor: Dr Weijie Wang and Dr Graham Arnold. Awarded Best Presentation by the conference judging panel.
- Nawaf Al Khashram also gave an oral podium presentation on ‘Kinematical analysis of normal children in different age groups during gait.’ Project Supervisor: Dr Weijie Wang and Dr Graham Arnold. Awarded Best Presentation by the conference judging panel.
The aim of Biomechanics of Human Movement and Sport Conference is to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Biomechanics of Human Movement and Sport. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Biomechanics of Human Movement and Sport Conference.
Mr Arpit Jariwala, Director of UDOTS, stated:
“I’d just like to congratulate our PhD students for presenting at ICBHMS, 2020. It highlights not only their dedication and excellence in disseminating their research, but also of the consistently high quality of PhD research we offer at UDOTS. Dr Wang, Dr Drew and Dr Arnold should also be praised for their supervision of Abdullah, Bijad, Nawaf and Rayan. Our PhD students are a constant fixture within the department and have become like ‘family’ over the past few years. We wish them every continued success!”