Martin Twiste

Dr Martin Twiste

Senior Lecturer

  • Brian Blatchford PO53
  • T: 0161 295 7029
  • E: m.twiste@salford.ac.uk
  • SEEK: Research profile

Teaching

BSc (Hons) Prosthetics & Orthotics Programme

Postgraduate Research Supervision

Research Interests

Motion analysis of prosthetic gait

Engineering of prosthetic components

Design of rehabilitation aids

 

Qualifications and Memberships

BSc (Hons) - 1st class - Prosthetics & Orthotics (from University of Salford).

PgCert Higher Education Practice and Research (from University of Salford).

MSc by Research (from University of Salford).

PhD by Research (from University of Salford).

Publications

Major, M & Howard, D & Jones, R & Twiste, M 2012, 'The effect of changes in toe out angle on the roll-over shapes of prosthetic feet', British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists Magazine (BAPAmag), p.23.

Major, M & Howard, D & Jones, R & Twiste, M & Twiste, M 2012, 'The effects of transverse rotation angle on compression and effective lever arm of prosthetic feet during simulated stance', Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 36(2), pp.231-235.

Major, M & Kenney, L & Twiste, M & Howard, D 2012, 'The mechanical characterisation of trans-tibial prostheses distal to the socket: a literature review', J Rehab Res Dev, p.(in press).

Major, M & Twiste, M & Kenney, L & Howard, D 2011, 'Amputee independent prosthesis properties - a new model for description and measurement', J Biomech, 44, pp.2572-2575.

Twiste, M & Rithalia, S 2008, ' Measurement system for the evaluation of alternating pressure redistribution mattresses using pressure relief index and tissue perfusion - a preliminary study.', Wound Practice and Research, 16(4), pp.192-198.