Dr. Stefania Fatone is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where she conducts research and contributes to the Masters of Prosthetics and Orthotics. She is an internationally recognized researcher with over 60 publications and is frequently invited to speak throughout the USA and internationally about her research and to conduct specialty courses. Her research examines the effects of prostheses and orthoses on human motion in order to increase understanding, establish efficacy, and improve effectiveness of prosthetic and orthotic interventions for people with disability.
The presenter, Stefania Fatone, Ph.D., and planning committee, Nick Stergiou, Ph.D., Jeffrey Kaipust, M.S., Angela Collins, B.S., and Jackie Farley, CPP have no financial conflict of interest to disclose.
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OVERALL COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Describe and explain the need for clinical translational research in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Comprehend the research outcomes being performed in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Recognize and develop future research methods for motor related disorders and variability studies.