CPR Spine is housed within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences . Thanks to a £16.4 million investment, the School boasts the largest custom built Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences facility in the UK. This includes teaching and research laboratories for physiology, biochemistry, psychophysiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, motor skills, immunology, muscle mechanics and the neurophysiology of movement.
Ninety percent of the School’s work was ranked as world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The University of Birmingham is Number 1 in UK Universities for Physiotherapy - The Complete University Guide 2018 . The School has a vibrant research community with >100 Doctoral Researchers engaged on multidisciplinary projects.
CPR Spine Facilities
MCU Multi-Cervical Unit - BTE
High-density (400 channel ) EMG (surface/intramuscular) EEG and ECG amplifier (OT Bioelettronica
3D Motion Capture/IMU and Wireless Ultium® EMG (Noraxon, USA)
8 Optoelectronic Infrared cameras for 3D kinematic reconstruction (BTS Bioengineering
Advanced dynamometric system - Biodex System 3 ( Biodex
[Photo courtesy of Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.]
LOGIQ E9 Shear Wave Elastography (GE
Quantitative Sensory Testing equipment (Somedic
, Sweden) - algometer, vibrameter, aesthesiometer, thermotest
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Matstim)