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Peter Barrance

Senior Research Scientist
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Kessler Foundation
United States of America

Biography

Prof Dr. Peter Barrance, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Scientist in the Human Performance and Engineering Laboratory at Kessler Foundation Research Center, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Barrance's primary expertise is in the area of joint biomechanics and physiology, especially in the modeling and visualization of weight bearing joints using innovative imaging techniques. Dr. Barrance is leading a broad based development project to refine standing MRI imaging and modeling methods, with the goals of decreasing imaging time, increasing resolution, and increasing the precision of quantitative outcome measures.

Research Interest

Dr Peter Barrance research interest is on a project to quantify changes in muscle and bone after spinal cord injury, and how muscle and bone loss may be ameliorated by robotic exoskeleton activity-based therapy. Dr. Barrance joined Kessler Foundation in June, 2006.

Publications

  • Barrance, Peter, Venkata Gade, and Jerome Allen. "CARTILAGE CONTACT CENTERS CALCULATED USING PROXIMITY WEIGHTING ARE INSENSITIVE TO THRESHOLD DISTANCE USED TO DEFINE CONTACT REGION."

  • Barrance, P., Gade, V., & Allen, J. CARTILAGE CONTACT CENTERS CALCULATED USING PROXIMITY WEIGHTING ARE INSENSITIVE TO THRESHOLD DISTANCE USED TO DEFINE CONTACT REGION.

  • Barrance, Peter, Venkata Gade, and Jerome Allen. "CARTILAGE CONTACT CENTERS CALCULATED USING PROXIMITY WEIGHTING ARE INSENSITIVE TO THRESHOLD DISTANCE USED TO DEFINE CONTACT REGION."

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