FH St. Pölten / David Artner

Biomechanical setup development in progress

The development of the biomechanical setup to investigate kinetics, kinematics and spatiotemporal parameters of obese children during walking and stair climbing is moving forward. Dr. Brian Horsak, David Artner MSc and Barbara Pobatschnig BSc spent two days on the build up and testing of a first preliminary setup. The working progress resulted in a first […]

Susanne Greber- Platzer

is a Pediatrician and the deputy head of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Div. of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Vienna. She has done profound research work on different genetic diseases in childhood. Since 10/2011 she is head of the outpatient clinic for adipositas and fatty acid disorders. Children and […]

Stefan Nehrer

is head of the department for Health Sciences and Biomedicine, head of the Center for Medical Specialisation and dean of the faculty Health and Medicine at the Danube University Krems. Dr. Nehrer is a clinical expert in the field of regenerative medicine and orthopedics and already published 16 funded research projects on international and national […]

Arnold Baca

is head of the Department of Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Applied Computer Science and head of the Institute of Sport Science at the University of Vienna. He received the engineering diploma in Computer Science in 1984 and the doctor’s degree (Thesis: “Variance-reducing techniques for simulation methods in system reliability analysis”) in 1986 from the Technical University […]

Barbara Wondrasch

is lecturer and researcher at the University of Applied Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and the Institute for Sciences and Services in Health. She is responsible for the smooth cooperation between the Medical University of Vienna, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, and for the development, implementation and monitoring of the exercise programme. Her clinical experience […]

FH-Prof. Dr. Brian Horsak

Brian Horsak

Brian Horsak is lecturer and senior researcher at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences in the Departments of Physiotherapy and Digital Healthcare. He is especially interested in clinical and sports biomechanics as well as in interdisciplinary approaches between therapy and technology. In particular, his research is dedicated to musculoskeletal loading of the lower extremities […]

Dissemination Road Map

First Year Dissemination Activities setting up the project website open access publication of a trial protocol to attract the attention of the scientific community evaluating further dissemination activities Second Year Dissemination Activities extending the project website promoting the project on conferences and events submitting papers to academic journals and presenting them on national and international […]

FH St. Pölten / David Artner

Project Kick Off on 26th March 2015

The official Kick Off Meeting for the project „CHILDREN’S KNEES – Training induced reduction of lower- limb joint loads during locomotion in obese children” will be held on 26th March 2015 at the main building of the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten. The project partner of the UAS St. Pölten, the University of Vienna, […]