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

Blokker, Alexandra & Getgood, Alan & Nguyen, David & Holdsworth, David & Burkhart, Timothy. (2020). Insertion of Small Diameter Radiopaque Tracking Beads into the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Results in Repeatable Strain Measurement Without Affecting the Material Properties. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 

Burkhart, Timothy & Baha, Pardis & Ayeni, Olufemi & Getgood, Alan & Degen, Ryan & Pasic, Nick. (2020). A Biomechanical Comparison of 2 Hip Capsular Reconstruction Techniques: Iliotibial Band Autograft Versus Achilles Tendon Allograft. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 48.

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. 

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; 28, 3393-3399.

MacDonald, R., Huebner. K., Farr, J., Getgood, A., Burkhart T. A., (2019) A synthetic bone insert may protect the lateral cortex and fixation plate following a high tibial osteotomy by reducing the tensile strains. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy; 28, 1814-1820.

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(6).

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 (10), 101006.

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.