Author Archives: Arkiev D'Souza

NeuRA attends the World Congress of Biomechanics 2018

By Arkiev┬áD’Souza The World Congress of Biomechanics is the largest global forum for research on the mechanics of biological systems and is the leading international event in the field of biomechanics. The conference covered everything from the cell & molecular level to tissue, organs and the whole body. The 2018 conference included over 4000 delegates from all corners of the […]

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Using DTI to understand muscle contracture in children with Cerebral Palsy

A new study by Prof Rob Herbert and his team is investigating muscle contracture in children with cerebral palsy. Contracture is a stiffening of muscles, even when the muscle is passive. It is not yet known whether contracture is a result of changes in the muscle, changes in the associated tendon, or a combination of both. Around 53 per cent […]

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