Research Associate Dr. Bernd Friesenbichler, PhD

Dr. Bernd Friesenbichler

Position and faculty

Research Associate Human Performance Lab

Curriculum

since 2016

Research Associate and Project Manager
Human Performance Lab, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
Research focus: Objective evaluation of surgical outcomes in orthopedic patients using motion capture and fluoroscopy

2014–2015

Research Assistant and Project Manager
Human Performance Lab, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
Research focus: Neuromuscular and functional recovery in patients after total hip arthroplasty

Education and training

2011–2013

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Kinesiology
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Specialization: Biomechanics
Supervisor: Dr. Benno. M. Nigg
Dissertation: The influence of externally applied vibration and compression on muscular performance and recovery

2009–2010

Master of Science (MSc) in Kinesiology
(Fast-track program)
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (with distinction)
University of Applied Sciences «Technikum», Vienna, Austria

Publications

(Selection)

Friesenbichler, B., Casartelli, N. C., Wellauer, V., Item-Glatthorn, J. F., Ferguson, S. J., Leunig, M., Maffiuletti, N. A. Explosive and maximal strength before and 6 months after total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 36, 425-431, 2018.

Friesenbichler, B., Item-Glatthorn, J. F., Wellauer, V., von Knoch, F., Casartelli, N. C., Maffiuletti, N.A. Short-term functional advantages after medial unicompartmental versus total knee arthroplasty. The Knee, 25, 638-643,  2018.

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