William Elwood Garrett Jr.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Muscle forces not only provide propulsion to the body, they also provide protection for the tremendous loads across muscles and joints. Understanding muscle actions joint interaction is key to improving our ability to prevent injury and scientifically rehabilitate ligaments and joints. The laboratory employees EMG analysis of muscle function, high speed motion analysis, force plate, and goniometric data as well as standard exercise physiologic measurements of strength, aerobic and anaerobic power. Subjects will be athletes, normal subjects and subjects after injury usually of the foot or knee. Actions analyzed will include athletic maneuvers such as pivoting, stopping and fast direction changes. More complex motions such as kicking, tennis strokes and throwing will be added.

Office Hours

Assistant - Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Clinic Hours - Mondays and Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Surgery - Tuesdays and Thursdays
Fridays - VA and Research

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 3475 Erwin Road, Center for Living Campus - Wallace Bldg., Durham, NC 27705
  • Box 3338 Med Ctr, Duke University Medical Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

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