Carina Price has been a researcher within the School of Health Sciences since April 2009, working on a variety of footwear biomechanics projects utilising plantar pressure systems, 3D motion analysis and electromyography. The projects had a strong emphasis on industry collaboration and integration, working alongside footwear companies and technology centres. Carina completed her PhD via publication with seven papers focusing on the integration of footwear biomechanics into retail health footwear. She currently works on a 5 year collaborative research programme investigating children¿s foot health, specifically the changes in foot structure and function that occur during the development of independent walking.
Carina has taken on several roles within the department including being a member of the Research Ethics Committee and chairing the Early Career Research Group. Currently she is the higher education lead for the University for the Arthritis Research UK Internship programme. She regularly presents at international conferences relating to the foot and footwear.