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Roman Kuster

Roman Kuster
ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Biomechanical Engineering
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 65 22
roman.kuster@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate

https://www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/imes/

Expertise and research interests

Measurements and Evaluations of free-living Behavior with wearable monitors, with a particular focus on the sitting and standing workstation (static and dynamic) with respect to:
- Biomechanics
- Ergonomics
- Physiology
- Epidemiology
- Product & Method Development

Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy of the Spine and the Shoulder

Development and Testing of new Measurement Systems

Educational background

Short-term Research Visit at Karolinska Institutet (Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society) and Uppsala Universitet (Department of Psychology), 2016-2017
CTI-Medtech Award Presenter - 2nd Place (2014)
Good Clinical Practice Modul 1-3 (2014)
Master of Science in Human Movement Sciences and Sports, ETH Zurich, Major in Motor Learning and Control (2013)
CTI Entrepreneurship Business Creation (3 ECTS) - Winning the Granite Groupe Start Up Award (2013)
Skeletal repair: Practical Training Course at AO Foundation, Davos (2015)

Further University Education Outside Master of Science (2009 - present)
- Measuring Physical Activity with Focus in Wearable Monitors (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2017: 3 ECTS)
- Writing Science and Information Literacy (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2017: 3 ECTS)
- Human Physiology (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2017: 3 ECTS)
- Biostatistics (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2017: 3 ECTS)
- Medical Research Ethics (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2017: 1.5 ECTS)
- Medical Statistics (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2016: 3 ECTS)
- Write your Research Results and get them Published (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2016: 3 ECTS)
- Exploring Human Movement with Computerized Analysis Systems (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2016: 3 ECTS)
- Environmental Impacts, Threshold Levels and Health Effects (ETH Zurich, 2011: 3 ECTS)
- Human Nutrition II (ETH Zurich, 2011: 3 ECTS)
- Leadership I and II (ETH Zurich, 2011: 6 ECTS)
- Nutrition in Sports (ETH Zurich, 2010: 1 ECTS)
- Thermoregulation (ETH Zurich, 2010: 1 ECTS)
- Bone Biology and Consequences for Human Health (ETH Zurich, 2009: 2 ECTS)
- Bionics and Medical Implants (ETH Zurich, 2009: 3 ECTS)

Professional milestones

Employment as Brandcoach for adidas in the field of Biomechanical Motion Analysis (2009/02/07)
Employment as Teaching Assistant at ETH Zurich, Department of Health Sciences and Technology (2012/10/02)
Employment as Research Assistant at IMES Institute of Mechanical Systems at ZHAW in the field of Motion Analysis and Biomechanics (2013/08/01)
Promotion to Research Associate (2015/02/01)

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

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