Ben Waller is currently a researcher at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. By the end of this year, Ben will have completed his PhD, in which he has investigated the impact of aquatic resistance training on symptoms, function, body composition and cartilage in women with mild knee OA at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His current research interest has diversified to investigating the effects of immersion and aquatic exercise on the neuromuscular system, in both healthy and different patient populations.
Additionally, Ben has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals concerning aquatic therapy. He completed his BSc (Hons) degree in physiotherapy in 2001, graduating from the University of Brighton and graduated from University of Jyväskylä in 2010 with his MSc in Health Sciences. Additionally, Ben has a 15 year clinical background specializing in musculoskeletal, sports injuries and orthopedics and has experience working with a wide range of patient groups from people suffering from chronic pain to elite athletes. He is a qualified lecturer for different aquatic therapy methods teaching in many different countries across Europe.