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Musculoskeletal Biomotion Laboratory



male research scientist director at Kessler Foundation

Peter Barrance, PhD
Laboratory Director

Our research team applies engineering practices to achieve discoveries and develop technologies that improve rehabilitation for disorders affecting mobility.


Areas of Focus

The Musculoskeletal Biomotion Research Laboratory conducts research within the Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. One focus area is in pediatric mobility; in this area the Laboratory team has developed several systems that use wearable sensors to provide movement biofeedback for gait training in children with brain injury. Lab researchers also focus on adult musculoskeletal pathologies, using advanced MRI and ultrasound imaging techniques to study joint changes and investigate the use of state-of-the-art robotic systems to decrease pain and improve mobility.


Current Funding Support

New Jersey Health Foundation