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Danny’s background is in physics and electronics. Danny has worked with a number of Allied Health Professional and clinical staff for many years developing instrumentation and measurement techniques. In addition to providing technical support in taking measurement Danny also play a role in data reduction and analysis contributing to the dissemination of results in grant reports and publication. He is the manager of the School of Health and Social Care’s Clinical Research Centre based at South Glasgow University Hospital. Danny has also held a commercialisation fellowship from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Danny’s current research lies in measuring functional movement including both biomechanical and physiological aspects. My main area of interest is in 3D Motion Analysis including the measurement of kinetics as well as kinematic data. The use of 3D motion analysis should not be restricted to the analysis of gait but in a wide variety of functional task as well as sporting activity. Danny is involved with a wide range of patient groups including patients with neurological impairments and the elderly. Danny is also keen where possible to explore commercialisation opportunities.
Rafferty D Ferrell WR Tennant N Sturrock R Ashton L Creed G Brydson G (2004) Amelioration of Symptoms by Enhancement of Proprioception in Patients With Joint Hypermobility Syndrome Arthritis & Rheumatism 50(10): 3323-3328
Rafferty D Paul L Platts M (2006) The physiological cost of over-ground gait in younger hemiplegic patients in comparison to healthy controls in press Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise
Rafferty D Thow MK and Armstrong G (2004) A United Kingdom survey of physiotherapists involvement in cardiac rehabilitation and their perceived skills and attributes Physiotherapy 90(2): 97-102.
Rafferty D Thow MK Armstrong G (2003) Non-cardiac conditions and physiotherapy in phase III cardiac rehabilitation exercise programmes Physiotherapy 89(4): 233-237
Rafferty D Thow MK McKay J (2006) National survey: nursing, perceived skills and attributes in cardiac rehabilitation Br J Cardiol 13(1): 53-55
Rafferty D Paul L Maclaren W Wood L (2006) Kinematic Assessment of Gait in Subjects with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome submitted to Gait and PostureRafferty D Kerr A Kerr KM Durward B (2006) Timing phases of the sit-to-walk movement: Validity of a clinical test submitted to Gait and Posture
Rafferty D Platts MM (2005) Functional and clinical implications of increased cost of overground gait in stroke survivors Gait & posture 21(1): S10
Rafferty D Paul L Wood L and Maclaren W (2005) Kinematic assessment of gait in subjects with chronic fatigue syndrome Gait & posture 21(1): S123
Rafferty D Thow MK Hinton S (2005) A UK survey of phase IV provision British Association of Cardiac rehabilitation
Rafferty D Proudfoot C Thow MK (2005) Phase I cardiac rehabilitation in the UK British Association of Cardiac rehabilitation