Walter Herzog, PhD

Ph.D. Biomechanics University of Iowa, USA
Diploma II Physical Education, Biomechanics Federal Technical Institute Zurich, Switzerland
Diploma I Physical Education Federal Technical Institute Zurich, Switzerland

Walter Herzog

Areas of Research

Neuro-Biomechanics, Biomechanics
My research is focused on the neuro-biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system with emphasis on mechanisms of muscle contraction focusing on the role of the structural protein titin, and the biomechanics of joints focusing on mechanisms of onset and progression of osteoarthritis. Expertise is in the area of growth, healing, and adaptation of soft (ligament, tendon, muscle, and articular cartilage) and hard (bone) tissues. Within this area we work experimentally and theoretically on the molecular/cellular, in vitro, in situ, and in vivo level. It also includes cell manipulation and mechanical testing and finite element modeling, continuum mechanics, simulations and theories of growth and adaptation.

Supervising degrees

Kinesiology Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Kinesiology Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Biomedical Engineering Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Biomedical Engineering Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Medical Science Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Neuroscience Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Neuroscience Masters: Accepting Inquiries

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