Francesco Ferraro joining the ORI team

Dr. Francesco Ferraro comes from a sports science background. In 2016 during his MSc (hons) he produced an award-winning thesis to look at the effects of single and dual tasks on balance with young adults.

In 2019 he completed a PhD in physiology and biomechanics that looked at the effect of inspiratory muscle training on balance and functional mobility with older adults

Recently he applied for a position as Research Assistant at Nuffield Hospital in Bournemouth. For more information, visit

He is currently collaborating with the Orthopaedic Research Institute to evaluate the health outcomes after a Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Hip replacement (HELLO Study Trial).

Francesco on joining the ORI team: “I am very excited to be part of the Orthopaedic Research Institute. The research team works tirelessly to achieve high-quality research standards and improve patients quality of life.  I am looking forward to increasing my orthopaedic knowledge and networking with the orthopaedic research team.”