Lab Group

Graduate Students

Lindsay

Lindsay Loundagin | Kinesiology Graduate Program: PhD

MSc Biomaterials, University of Manchester

BS Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University

Project: The Influence of Intracortical Microarchitecture on the Mechanical Fatigue Behaviour of Bone

Email: lindsay.loundagin@ucalgary.ca

Colin

Colin Firminger | Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program: PhD

MSc Biomedical Engineering, University of Calgary

BSc Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Specialization, University of Calgary

Project: Repetitive Loading and Cumulative Damage in the Human Patellar Tendon

Email: cfirming@ucalgary.ca

Micheal

Michael Baggaley | Kinesiology Graduate Program: PhD

MS Biomechanics, University of Kentucky

BS Athletic Training, Mercyhurst University

Project: Musculoskeletal Loading During Graded Running

Email: michael.baggaley1@ucalgary.ca

Olivia

Olivia Bruce | Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program: PhD

MSc student, Kinesiology, University of Calgary

BSc Kinesiology, Queen's University

Current Project: Towards Real-World Monitoring of Tibial Strain and Cumulative Damage

Email: olivia.bruce@ucalgary.ca

Stacey

Stacey Lobos BSc Kin

Research Assistant

BSc Kinesiology, University of Calgary smlobos@ucalgary.ca

Brent

W. Brent Edwards PhD | Associate Professor

Principal Investigator

PhD Biomechanics, Iowa State Uni. wbedward@ucalgary.ca

Ifaz

Ifaz Haider PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Mech. Engineering, Carleton Uni. ifaz.haider@ucalgary.ca

Additional Undergraduate Students


Mollee Ramsey

Honours Project 2017/18

“Biomechanical mechanisms of competitive jump rope athletes resulting in overuse injuries: a comparison to running”

Teague Foreman

Honours Project 2017/18

“The effects of surface stiffness and shoe cushioning on jump height performance in high school and varsity basketball players”

Genneva Kennedy

Honours Project 2017/18

“Effects of elastic kinesiology tape on ankle joint kinematics, moments and perceptions of performance in youth competitive jump rope athletes”

Lindon Fedorick

Honours Project 2017/18

“Determining the effects of obesity on mechanical properties of tendons”

Ian Matthews

Honours Project 2014/15

“Sample preparation and loading protocol development for uniaxial compression of synthetic and bovine cortical bone”

Summer 2015

“Examining the mechanical properties of a synthetic bone analog for use in orthopedic applications”

Anita Fung

Summer 2014

“Effect of teriparatide, vibration, and the combination on bone quality in chronic spinal cord injury”

Winter 2014

“An approach to examine the effect of implant geometry on periprosthetic bone remodeling from bone-anchored amputation prostheses”, 09/2014-12/2014

Lab Alumni

Aleena

Aleena Pangka MSc

MSc Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, University of Calgary

“Biomechanical measures of the muscle-bone unit in humans”

Year of Defense: 2016

Anita

Anita Fung MSc

MSc Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, University of Calgary

“Experimental validation of finite element predicted bone strain in human metatarsals”

Year of Defense: 2017