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Dr. Eveline Graf

Dr. Eveline Graf

Dr. Eveline Graf

ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Physiotherapy
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 64 80

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer & Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Head of the Movement Laboratory
Head of Key Research Area "Development, implementation and evaluation of new technologies in physiotherapy"
Member of coreteam GEKONT
Lecturer for Biomechanics for BSc- and MSc-programme physiotherapy
Lecturer for Project Management for MSc-programme physiotherapy

Expertise and research interests

development, implementation and Evaluation of new Technologies in physiotherapy
pathological and normal human gait mechanics in children and adults
sports biomechanics
foot biomechanics
gait retraining

Educational background

2021 CAS "Usability and User Experience", University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
2016 CAS projectmanagement, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
2008 - 2012 PhD in Kinesiology (Biomechanics), University of Calgary (Canada) "Torsion of the Foot"
2005 - 2007 MSc in Human Movement Science(Biomechanics), ETH Zürich (Switzerland) "The potential of a newly developed DEXA device to replace conventional X-ray in long-term monitoring of joint replacement"
2002 - 2005 BSc in Human Movement Science, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Professional milestones

2021 UXQB / SAQ-Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience - Foundation Level (CPUX-F)
2012 - 2013 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Spaulding National Running Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA (USA)
2008 - 2012 Research Assistant, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary (Canada)
2007 Master Student, Department of Research and Development, Schulthess Clinic, Zürich (Switzerland)
2006 - 2007 Intern, Adidas Innovation Team, Adidas, Scheinfeld (Germany)
2006 Intern, Institute for Biomechanics, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Wannop, J.W.; Graf, Eveline; Stefanyshyn, D.J., 2014. The effect of lateral banking on the kinematics and kinetics of the lower extremity during lateral cutting movements. Human Movement Science. 33, S. 97-107. Verfügbar unter:

Graf, Eveline; Stefanyshyn, D.J., 2013. The effect of footwear torsional stiffness on lower extremity kinematics and kinetics during lateral cutting movements. Footwear Science. 5(2), S. 101-109. Verfügbar unter:

Graf, Eveline; Stefanyshyn, D.J, 2012. The effect of shoe torsional stiffness on lower extremity kinematics and biomechanical risk factors for patellofemoral pain syndrome during running. Footwear Science. 4(3), S. 199-206. Verfügbar unter:

Graf, Eveline; Stefanyshyn, D.J., 2012. Average torsion axis location of athletic movements : subject specific of movement specific?. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 29(3): S. 365-368. Verfügbar unter:

Graf, Eveline; Stefanyshyn, D. J., 2012. The shifting of the torsion axis of the foot during the stance phase of lateral cutting movements. Journal of Biomechanics. 45(15), S. 2680-2683. Verfügbar unter:

Graf, Eveline; Wright, I.C.; Stefanyshyn, D.J., 2012. Effect of relative marker movement on the calculation of the foot torsion axis using a combined Cardan angle and helical axis approach. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. Verfügbar unter:

Other publications

Graf, Eveline, 2022.

Graf, Eveline, 2022. Rehabilitation nach Sportverletzung: spielerische Übungen im ExerCube. MEDICA Magazin,,