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Robert Catena

Robert Catena is an Assistant Professor at Washington State University. He’s doctoral degree was in biomechanics. His primary position is with the Kinesiology program, and has affiliate positions in Mechanical Engineering and Neuroscience. He is interested in researching human balance control. He researches ways to quantify balance, intrinsic and extrinsic causes of falls, and ways to reduce fall risk in special populations. His current research lines include determining gait mechanisms that result in slips and trips, creation of an anthropometric model of the pregnant body, and reducing fall risks during pregnancy.

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