Toni Arndt

Toni Arndt

Professor, pro-vice-chancellor, head of subject in biomechanics


Phone: +46 8-120 53 739

Visiting address: Lidingövägen 1

Room: 1343

Belongs to: Department of Physiology, Nutrition and Biomechanics, Section for Laboratories


Read more about my interests in teaching and research.

Biomechanics, movement theory.

Exploration of non-uniform elongation and strain in the Achilles tendon and development of methods to measure this.

Muscle and tendon force transfer and its impact on sports injuries and performance.

The biomechanics of the foot, with a particular focus on internal movement between foot segments and how this is affected by shoes.

Muscle and tendon function in cycling.

Other information

Undergraduate studies in New Zealand. Defended his doctoral thesis at the Sporthochschule in Cologne, Germany with a thesis on asymmetric loading in the Achilles tendon. Was previously a research assistant at GIH in the research group Biomechanics and Motor Control.

President elect of the International Footwear Biomechanics Group affiliated to the International Society of Biomechanics External link. (ISB)

I am also employed as Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and Program Director at the Podiatry Program at Karolinska Institutet.

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Academic title

Professor in Sport Science