- Currently published in 14 peer-reviewed journals and presented in 44 national/international conferences.
- Frequently attend invited community based presentations discussing health & wellness.
- Received several national and international research, travel and conference awards and funding.
- Partnered and managed several industry specific research programs.
- Mentored and demonstrated research leadership to over 40 graduate students and 175 undergraduates.
The application of anatomical (structural analysis) and electrophysiological (functional analysis) techniques to determine how segments of a single skeletal muscle are coordinated both within the muscle, and across a muscle group, to produce the desired direction of joint motion.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Lee CM and Gorelick M. Validity of the Smarthealth watch to measure heart rate during rest and exercise. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 2011.
Gubler D, Pulkovski N, Mannion, A, Schenk P, Gorelick M, Helbling, D. Can diagnostic ultrasound distinguish between the function of the trunk stabilising muscles of patients with chronic non-specific low back pain and healthy controls? Spine. 2010
Gorelick M, Bizzini M, Maffiuletti NA. Test-retest reliability of the IDEEA system in the quantification of step parameters during walking and stair climbing. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 29 (4); 2009.
Mannion A, Pulkovski, N, Gubler, D, Gorelick M, O’Riordan D, Loupas, T, Schenk P, Gerber H, Sprott H. Muscle thickness changes during abdominal hollowing: an assessment of between-day measurement error in controls and patients with chronic low back pain. European Spine Journal. 17; 2008.
Mannion A, Pulkovski N, Schenk P, Hodges PW, Gubler D, Loupas T, Gorelick M, Gerber H, Sprott H. A new method for the non-invasive determination of abdominal muscle feedforward activity based on tissue velocity information from tissue Doppler imaging. Journal of Applied Physiology. 101; 2008
Maffiuletti NA, Gorelick ML, Kramers-de Quervain IA, Bizzini M, Munzinger J, Tomasetti S, Stacoff A. Concurrent validity and intersession reliability of multiple accelerometers for the quantification of spatiotemporal gait parameters. Gait and Posture. 27; 2008.
Gorelick M, Brown JMM. Mechanomyographic assessment of contractile properties within seven segments of the human deltoid muscle. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 100; 2007.
Bizzini M, Gorelick M and Drobny T. Lateral meniscus repair in a professional ice hockey goaltender: a case report with a 5-year follow-up. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 36(2):89-100. 2006.
Bizzini M, Gorelick M and Munzinger U. Development of a German Version of the Knee Outcome Survey for Activities of Daily Living: Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 2006.
Bizzini M, Gorelick M, Munzinger U and Drobny T. Joint laxity and isokinetic thigh muscle strength characteristics after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: bone patellar tendon bone versus quadrupled hamstring autografts. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2006; 16(1):4-9.
McAndrew D, Gorelick M and Brown JMM. Muscles within muscles: A mechanomyographic analysis of muscle segment contractile properties within human gluteus maximus. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research. 2006
Gorelick M, Brown J and Groeller H. Whole Muscle Activation Indicates Eccentric Muscle Fatigue and Damage. Manual Therapy. 2005; 11(3):239.
Gorelick M, Brown JM and Groeller H. Short-duration fatigue alters neuromuscular coordination of trunk musculature: implications for injury. Applied Ergonomics. 2003; 34(4):317-325.