You are here

Walter Herzog

Walter Herzog is a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and the Schulich School of Engineering's Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. He is also an adjunct professor in Cumming School of Medicine's Department of Surgery and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and a director of the Human Performance Lab.

Walter's research is focused on the neuro-biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. His expertise is in the areas of muscle contraction mechanisms, mechanical properties of muscles, growth, healing, and adaptation of soft (ligament, tendon, muscle, and articular cartilage) and hard (bone) tissues. 

Select publications


Get research-based insights from our growing collection of resources, including videos, ebooks, podcasts, webinars and more. 



Join our scholars as they share their perspectives, insights and research on the issues that affect us all every day. 

View Events