The UNC Sports Medicine Institute’s clinical scientists are pioneering new treatments using our state-of-the-art research facilities. Our researchers collaborate from across many departments and centers at UNC, including Exercise and Sport Science (Motion Science Institute, Applied Physiology Lab, Psychology of Sports Injury Lab), Orthopaedics, the Injury Prevention Research Center, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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Here are some research highlights from the Exercise and Sport Science Motion Science Institute:
- “Stopping arthritis before it starts” with Dr. Brian Pietrosimone
- “Sprains and the brain” with Dr. Erik Wikstrom