Ultrasound based assessment of tissue biomechanics to enhance the clinical management of foot related pathologies

About this project

This project facilitates the knowledge exchange between clinicians, engineers and computer vision scientists to explore novel ways to utilise ultrasound imaging in the diagnosis and management of foot related pathologies.

Lead researcher

Dr Panagiotis Chatzistergos

Associate Professor

My current role is focused on applied research in the fields of musculoskeletal biomechanics and medical devices and among others involves identifying funding opportunities, preparing grant applications and participating in industry-led research…

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Associated researcher

Professor Nachiappan Chockalingam

Professor Of Clinical Biomechanics

As Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, I direct the Movement Analysis Laboratory and lead the biomechanics team and research at Staffordshire University. I am also an Affiliate Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta

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Collaborators and funding

In collaboration with SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India and AR Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032, India.

Funding support from UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI)

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021