Timothy Hewett, Ph.D., studies human health, fitness and performance with a long-term perspective. Dr. Hewett's diverse research interests allow him to organize, execute and oversee large-scale investigations of in vivo, in vitro and in silico kinetics and kinematics.
- Molecular dynamics
- Specialized knee injury prevention
- Sports performance optimization
Significance to patient care
Dr. Hewett's research aims to understand the mechanisms of injury in order to identify at-risk individuals and create injury prevention interventions. His research has been clinically translated into impactful advancements in the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of athletic knee injuries, with particular regard to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).