Monthly Archives: October 2014


Interview with Professor Stephen Lord

Professor Lord’s research aims to enhance understanding of human balance and involves investigations of sensory and motor contributions, behavioural influences, environmental factors, as well as clinical populations and settings. Current studies are designed to investigate the physiology and biomechanics of standing, walking and stepping reactions. Fall risk factors and strategies […]


Ultrasound imaging of tongue muscle movement

The human upper airway has many important physiological functions including speech, swallowing and breathing. ¬†The human tongue forms an important part of the upper airway. It is made up of different muscles with origins both within and external to the tongue. ¬†Among these, the genioglossus (GG) is the largest dilator […]