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Janelle Cross, PhD

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Janelle Cross, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Sports Medicine Center
    8700 W. Watertown Plank Rd.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226

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General Interests

Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research, Sports Medicine Research


PhD, Movement Science, Barry University, Miami, FL, 2015


Janelle Cross received her doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University with a Rehabilitation Biomechanics specialization. Her dissertation work focused on developing a biplanar fluoroscopic system for analyzing in vivo and ankle kinematics during gait. As a graduate student, she also had been working with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Sports Medicine Department assisting with pitching analysis for the Brewers. Janelle is originally from Iowa, where she attended the University of Iowa for her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering. She then attended Barry University in Miami, FL for her Master’s in Movement Science, with a concentration in Sports Biomechanics. Her thesis focus was on female collegiate athletes and their risk of lower extremity injuries.