ITA

THOMAS
ROBERTS

My training is in biomechanics and comparative physiology. I received my B.A.
in Biology from the University of Chicago and my Ph.D. from the Organismic
and Evolutionary Biology Department at Harvard University. In my graduate
work I used a broad comparative approach to examine the link between
musculoskeletal morphology and the metabolic energy cost of running. As a
postdoctoral fellow at Northeastern I focused on the physiological and
mechanical behavior of skeletal muscle. My research program aims to
integrate our understanding of muscle physiology with modern approaches in
functional morphology and biomechanics.