Developing a mechanism to actively assist the knee joint during high-risk movements will reduce the risk of joint re-injury.
Sydney Schaefer is currently an assistant professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University.
Total projects: 6
Using a Wireless Electronic Platform as Part of a Smart Knee Brace to Aid Rehabilitation and Prevent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reinjury in Athletes
A new knee brace electronic platform will provide insights into an athlete’s performance and risk of re-injury after knee ligament surgery.
Researching ways to model anterior cruciate ligament tear risks and designing a smart knee brace device will help prevent ACL tears.
Developing a device with Phoenix Children’s Hospital to safely transport children with omphalocele birth defects will help families bring their children home.
Comparing Protocols for Extracting, Amplifying, and Imaging ApoE ε4 Allele: Preliminary work for understanding Alzheimer’s Disease in asymptomatic individuals
Finalizing a protocol to image the ApoE genotype will help determine a person’s risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.