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Dr Sook-Yee Chong

Biomechanics

University Hospital Tuebingen



Dr Sook-Yee Chong is currently the head of the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab in University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany, where she is investigating the biomechanical movements of artificial and healthy joints. She obtained her PhD in Biomechanics in 2012 at the University of Muenster, Germany, where she studied spinal cord pattern generators for use in activating rhythmic motor output during locomotion. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore; and her Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her research interests include human motor control, gait analysis, prosthetics and orthotics, electromyography, biosignal processing and rehabilitation.