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Claudiane Fukuchi



Postdoctoral Associate

Faculty of Kinesiology

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Office: KNB428


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Cognition Federal University of ABC, Brazil, 2019

Specialist in Orthopedic Physiotherapy Instituto Philippe Souchard, Brazil, 2005

Bachelor in Physical Therapy Anhanguera UNIDERP, Brazil, 2003


Claudiane completed a BSc in Physiotherapy and a PhD in Neuroscience and Cognition from the Federal University of ABC (Brazil) with an internship period at the University of Salford (UK). She worked as Physiotherapy Assistant at the Sports Medicine Center and Research Assistant at Sport Insight Inc., University of Calgary (Canada).  She is currently working in a variety of footwear industry-related projects and is interested to understanding how it is associated with performance enhancement and injury prevention contexts. She has experience in the field of sports biomechanics, rehabilitation, posture and gait using tridimensional movement analysis instrumentation. 


  • Best Paper Award, Clinical Movement Analysis Society (CMAS). 2017
  • Honorable mention - Best PhD thesis in Interdisciplinary sub-area, Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES/ Brazil). 2020
  • Academic Excellence Award, Federal University of ABC, Brazil. 2015
  • Student Travel Scholarship Program, Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS). 2016
  • Student International Travel Grant, International Society of Biomechanics (ISB). 2014