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Ambreen Chohan

Research Fellow

School of Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB121

+44 (0) 1772 89 2793

achohan@uclan.ac.uk

Ambreen is research active within the area of biomechanics and rehabilitation and is a member of the Allied Health Professions Research Unit.

Qualifications

PhD in Motor Control:“Perception-Action coupling in goal directed behaviour of adults and children”.
Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 2008.

MPhil in Motor Control:“Perception-Action coupling in goal directed behaviour”
Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 2005.

BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering. University of Bradford, 2003.

Publications

Richards J., Chohan A., Erande, R., (2013) Biomechanics Chapter in: Tidy’s Physiotherapy 15th Edition, Ed: S.Porter.

Selfe J., Chohan A., Hill S., Richards J., (2012) A Clinical study of the biomechanics of step descent using 3 treatment modalities for patellofemoral pain. Journal of Orthopaedic and sports physical therapy, 42 (6), A38.

Starrs P., Chohan A., Fewtrell D., Richards J., Selfe J., (2012) Biomechanical differences between experienced and inexperienced wheelchair users during sport. Prosthetics and Orthotics International.

Chohan A., Erande R., Callaghan M., Richards J., Selfe J., (2012) An investigation into the relationship between vibratory sense and joint position sense at the knee. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 33, 29-35.

Chohan A., Verheul M.H.G. & Savelsbergh G.J.P. (2008) Children’s use of the bearing angle in interceptive actions. Journal of Motor Behavior, 18-28.

More publications

Projects

Investigation of the efficacy of Single Sided Braces in the Management of Medial Compartment OA.

Can poor proprioception be a diagnostic tool for in adults with Patellofemoral Pain.

Determining the clinical effectiveness of the Rophi Cushion in the management of simple mechanical lower back pain.

Biomechanics of step descent using three treatment modalities for patellofemoral pain.

Biomechanical differences between experienced and inexperienced wheelchair users during sport.

Biomechanical testing of a spinal alignment cushion (“Rophi” cushion) in adults with low back pain.

Uncovering the difference between methods of locating the hip joint centre in obese adults.

Do Orthotic walkers affect knee and hip function during gait?

Rider posture during straight trot and shoulder in.

Biomechanical testing of the pelvic seating wedge.

Effect of the Benefoot walker on plantar pressure during walking in apparently healthy people.

Relationship between vibratory sense and joint position sense at the knee.

External Activities

Journal Reviewer for: Gait and Posture, Manual Therapy, Journal of Motor Behavior and Physical Therapy in Sport.

Internal PhD Examiner (UCLan)

External PhD Examiner (LJMU)

Member of Association for Study of Obesity (ASO) (2010-)

Member of Society for Back Pain Research (SBPR) (2011-)

Member of Parkinson’s UK (2008-)

Member of the International Society of Biomechanics (2011-2012)

Junior Chair, Spinal Biomechanics Session, XXIIIrd ISB congress, Brussels BE.