Katrine Okholm Kryger

Doctoral Researcher, Sports Technology Institute, Loughborough University

Katrine OkholmKatrine graduated from University of Hull in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Rehabilitation. During her studies she developed a strong interest in sports biomechanics and sports injuries, which lead her to undertake an MSc in biomedical engineering specialising in injury and impact biomechanics at the Arts et Métiers ParisTECH and Université Paris Descartes. As part of this degree she undertook: a biomechanics assistant internships at the University of Southern Denmark; and performed an epidemiology study on professional tennis at IRMES (Institute for Biomedical and Sports Epidemiology Research) at INSEP (the French Institute of Sport)

Katrine’s MSc thesis involved testing the prototype of the UMBRO Velocita football boot (released Jan 2015) at Loughborough University’s Sports Technology Institute. She is presently undertaking a PhD at Loughborough to explore optimal football boot design in collaboration with UMBRO.