Prof. Kristin Briem is a physical therapist, with a MHSc in orthopaedic physical therapy. She has a PhD in Biomechanics and movement science from the University of Delaware. Prof. Briem is a professor at the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, at the University of Iceland, and has chaired the department from 2016.
Her research includes investigation of biomechanical risk factors of ACL injury and the short-/long-term consequences of ACL injury/reconstruction. Collaborations also include work in the area of Achilles tendon rupture and prosthetics/robotics relating to development of assistive devices for enabling/improving lower limb function. She has served on KSSTA’s Editorial Board since 2013 and reviewed for this and other journals for 15 years, and served as an expert for the Icelandic and European Research Councils.
Has no industry connection nor conflict of interest to disclose