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Msc. Human Physiology, Pre PhD

Merete holds a master’s degree in human physiology specialized in biomechanics of human movement and motor skill development. She has more than seven years of experience working with interdisciplinary clinical research at Hvidovre Hospital, evaluating surgical and non-surgical treatment of various orthopedic and neurological movement disorders using 3D biomechanical motion analyses at the Human Movement Analysis Lab. 

Parallel to her research she has conducted clinical gait analyses as part of diagnostics and evaluation in paediatric and neurologic orthopaedic patients at Hvidovre Hospital. 

Merete has been associated with SORC-C as pre-PhD since 2019 planning and securing funds for a large RCT in collaboration with the department of physiotherapy at University College Copenhagen on surgical reconstruction of ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligament.  

Expertises

3D motion capture

Biomanical analysis of movement

Interdisciplinary clinical research

Neuromuscular control

Main research areas

Biomechanics of movement, sports-related injuries, translational research, surgical and non-surgical intervention in orthopedic and neurologic movement disorders. Reconstruction of

 

Affiliations

Sports Orthopedic Research Center – Copenhagen (SORC-C), Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark.

Human Movement Analysis Lab., Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark.

Current research

Gait stability of children with developmental coordination disorder;

Gait and psycho social characteristics of children diagnosed with idiopathic toe walking;  

Effect of dictus brace on drop foot patients;

Potential conflicts of interest

None.

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