Olivia is a Masters student under the supervision of Dr. Brent Edwards. Her research investigates the effects of footwear and surface modifications on tendon strain, which is a factor related to the development of patellar and Achilles tendinopathy, in basketball athletes. Being able to monitor and modify joint loading may aid injury prevention efforts.
Her research interests include:
Overuse injuries, tendon, bone, use of footwear and other equipment to improve performance or reduce injury risk