Dr. Braden Fleming's presentation is titled "Strategies for Minimizing Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis After Joint Injury".
Dr. Fleming joined the Department of Orthopaedics at Brown University in June 2003. He received his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont in 1996 and then served on the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont for seven years. He was promoted to full professor in 2008 and became the Lucy Lippitt Professor of Orthopaedicsin 2010. He is the Director of the Bioengineering Core of the COBRE for Skeletal Health and Repair at Rhode Island Hospital, and the Associate Editor of Biomechanics for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Fleming's primary research interests focus on the lower extremity with specific interests in ACL injuries, soft tissue biomechanics, osteoarthritis and imaging. He has authored 172 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Most of Dr. Fleming's work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.
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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
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