Timothy Burkhart

Timothy Burkhart, Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Biomechanics

  • Assistant Professor

About Timothy

Academic Training

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University (2012-2014) 
PhD, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor (2012)
MHK, Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor (2007)
BHK, Department of Kinesiology, University of Windsor (2005)

Graduate Student Recruitment Status
Accepting PhD and MSc students
Research Interests

Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Injury Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation
Lower Extremity Biomechanics
Finite Element Modelling

Selected Publications

Abbott, M., Dentremont, A., Getgood A., Burkhart T.A. (2020) A Fluoroscopic Analysis of the Length Changes of the Capsulo-Osseous Layer of the Distal Iliotibial Band.  Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; 28, 715-724 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-019-05364-y 

Burkhart, T.A., Baha, P, Blokker, A., Petrov, I., Holdsworth, D. W., Dragnova, M., Getgood, A., Degen, R. M. (2020) Hip capsular strain varies between ligaments dependent on both hip position-and applied rotational force. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-020-06035-z

MacDonald, R., Huebner. K., Farr, J., Getgood, A., Burkhart T. A., (2019) The Effect of a Synthetic Bone Insert on the Strain Response of the Lateral Cortex and Fixation Plate Following a High Tibial Osteotomy. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy; 28, 1814-1820 doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05606 

Tomoyuki, S., Burkhart T. A., Dunning, C. E., Degen, R. M., Getgood, A. M. (2019) Lateral Compartment Contact Pressures Do Not Increase After Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis and Subsequent Subtotal Meniscectomy. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 7; doi: 

Blokker, A., Getgood A., Laing, J., Curiale, N., Nikolov, H., Holdsworth, D., Burkhart, TA. (2019). Development and Assessment of a Microcomputed Tomography Compatible Five Degrees-of-Freedom Knee Joint Motion Simulator  Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 141, 101006; doi:10.1115/1.4043755 10.1177/2325967119854657.

Caranza, V., Reeves, J., Getgood A., Burkhart, T. A. (2019) Development and Validation of a Finite Element Model to Simulate the Opening of a Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 22, 442-449