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University of Bath

Dr Polly McGuigan Head of the Department for Health

Polly McGuigan is responsible for the research, teaching and strategic planning in the Department for Health.


Dr Polly McGuigan is the Head of the Department for Health.


Polly's research focuses on how the neuromuscular system powers and controls locomotion in humans and animals, how it changes with age and injury, and ways in which its performance can be enhanced through training and technology. Polly's research is multidisciplinary in nature and has applications in many spheres of medicine, physiotherapy, veterinary, sports science and engineering.


View a list of books and publications by Polly McGuigan