Thurmon E. Lockhart is an American biomedical engineer, researcher and educator. He is the Inaugural MORE Foundation Professor of Life in Motion at Arizona State University, a guest professor at Ghent University in Belgium and, serves as a research affiliate faculty at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He is an associate editor of ''Annals of Biomedical Engineering'' and academic and guest editor of the ''Sensors journal'' He has worked significantly to bring research to practice with various businesses to reduce falls.
Lockhart's work has been focused on the identification and quantification of sensorimotor deficits and movement disorders associated with aging and neurological disorders on fall accidents. He has worked on several projects concerning human locomotion, wearable sensors, gait and posture. He is the author of ''An Introductions to Statistics for Biomedical Engineering'', and has published over 100 papers in scientific journals related to fall prevention. Translating his research, he pioneered a training technique to reduce falls by using the 'Slip Simulator' technology. The system is currently used by various companies to reduce occupational falls.
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