Robert is a PhD student in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan. He is originally from Cape Town South Africa and relocated to the United States in 2014 to pursue an academic career. He received his Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology and Applied Psychology from the University of Cape Town, in South Africa. After arriving in the United States in 2014, he began his Master of Science in Sports Biomechanics at Barry University, in Miami, Florida, completing it in 2016. His thesis was entitled, "Planned and Unplanned Change of Direction Maneuvers: A Study of Ground Reaction Forces and Lower Limb Kinematic and Kinetic Properties."
Robert's research interests include the application of motor learning paradigms to facilitate in stroke rehabilitation, as well as 3-D kinematic and kinetic analysis of human movement.
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