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Dr. Eveline Graf

Dr. Eveline Graf

Dr. Eveline Graf
ZHAW School of Health Professions
Institute of Physiotherapy

+41 (0) 58 934 64 80
eveline.graf@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

www.zhaw.ch/gesundheit/bewegungsanalyse

Expertise and research interests

pathological and normal human gait mechanics in children and adults
sports biomechanics
foot biomechanics
gait retraining
projectmanagement

Educational background

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

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

Projects

Publications and conference contributions

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Wannop, J.W., Graf, E.S., 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, 97-107.

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

Graf, E.S., 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), 199-206.

Graf, E.S., Stefanyshyn, D.J. (2012): Average torsion axis location of athletic movements: subject specific of movement specific? Journal of Applied Biomechanics, Aug 22.

Graf, E. S., 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), 2680-2683.

Graf, E.S., 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, doi:10.1155/2012/368050.