Arash Khassetarash

Arash Khassetarash, PhD


Postdoctoral Associate

Faculty of Kinesiology

Contact information

Phone number

Office: 403.923.6082


Office: KNB222

For media enquiries, contact

Leanne Yohemas - Director, Communications and Marketing, Faculty of Kinesiology. 



Educational Background

PhD Kinesiology (Biomechanics), University of Calgary,

MSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz,

BSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz,


Areas of Research

Lower extremity loading in running

Arash is interested in biomechanics of running and how it is related to performance and injury. In their research, Arash investigates mechanical loading within the lower body tissues related to different loading scenarios (e.g., running speed, grade, style, fatigue). 

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