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Dr. Ross Anderson

Research Interests

  • Co-founder of the Biomechanics Research Unit (BRU) within UL - BRU has an excellent track record in research with €1.14 million of funding, 29 collaborators, 56 Journal Papers, 127 Conference Papers, 1 book, 13 current postgraduate students, 26 graduates at PG level, and 2125 delegate days of conferences.
  • Expertise in the area of movement variability in sport; specifically the technology and algorithms underpinning the measurement and application of results to the athlete/patient
  • Other areas of research include – biofeedback and its uses in sport, wireless technology and communications in sport and medicine, data-logging in sport, and more generally the application of engineering to sport and medicine

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2012 University of Ulster - External Examiner - Sport and Exercise Sciences BSc
  • 2002 University of Limerick - Lecturer
  • 1997 Grampian Healthcare, ARI, Aberdeen - Biomedical Engineer
  • 1997 University fo Limerick - Juniour Lecturer

Committee

  • 2010 Elected Board Member - International Society of Biomechanics in Sport,
  • 2010 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Nominations Committee 2010,
  • 2002 Physical Education Video Project – Steering Committee (Dept of Educ.),

Association

  • 2009 Member of the Board of Directors, International Society of Biomechanics in Sport
  • 2002 Member, International Society of Sports Engineering
  • 2000 Member, European College of Sport Sciences
  • 1991 Member, Institute of Physics

Education

  • 2002 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1997 University of Aberdeen - M.Sc.
  • 1995 The Robert Gordon University - B.Sc.

Publications

Book Chapter

2006

Kinematic Data Analysis of Rowing Strokes Utilising A Novel Technique
O'Halloran, J; Anderson, R
The Engineering of Sport 6

2004

Accelerometer Based Kinematic Biofeedback to Improve Athletic Performance
Anderson, R; Collins, DJ
The Engineering of Sport 5

Conference Publication

2010

Methods to measure functional changes in the trunk action in overarm throwing
Kearney, P; Smyth, PJ; Anderson, R
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

2008

Relationship between fundamental movement skill and sport skill level of young adults
Kearney, P; Smyth, PJ; Anderson, R
JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY

Other Publication

2005

A turn on the rudder
Anderson, R

2001

Peer Reviewed Journal

2008

Relationship between fundamental movement skill and sport skill level of young adults
Kearney, P; Smyth, P.J;Anderson, R
Journal Of Sport And Exercise Psychology

2006

Real-time gait event detection using wearable sensors
Hanlon, M; Anderson, R
Gait & Posture

2001

Data Logging Techniques in Ambulatory Medical Instrumentation - A Review
Anderson, R; Lyons, G
Physiological Measurement

1999

Data Logging Techniques in Human Ambulatory Measurement
Anderson, R; Lyons, GM; Grace, PA
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

1999

Biomechanical Assessment of Gait in Below Knee Walking Casts
White, R; Schuren, J; Wardlaw, D; Diamondopolous, Z; Anderson, R
Prosthetics And Orthotics International