Center for Human Performance
3020 Children's Way, MC 5054
San Diego, CA 92123

tel: (858) 966-5424
fax: (858) 966-7494
email: info@sdchp.com

 

OUR TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS

 
ARNEL AGUINALDO
Director
As founder and director of the CHP as well as a graduate degree holding biomechanical engineer and certifed athletic trainer, Arnel's unique background in the engineering and clinical aspects of motion analysis serves the CHP in running a number of orthopedic, sports biomechanics, and animation research and service-based programs. He has received numerous research grants from Major League Baseball, Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, and private industry to study pitching related injury mechanics, ACL recontruction techniques, footwear biomechanics, and clinical gait analysis while also serving as assistant professor of biomechanics at San Diego State University. See curriculum vitae

HENRY CHAMBERS, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Medical Director, CHAMPS (Children's Health, Athletic Medicine and Performance in Sports)
Dr. Hank Chambers is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery. A graduate of Tulane University, he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas and a fellowship at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. Dr. Chambers is recognized in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in the World, and Best Doctors in America. He has served as the Chairman of the Orthopedic Department and was the Chief of Staff at Rady Children's Hospital from 2004-2006. Dr. Chambers' clinical interests are in pediatric sports injuries, cerebral palsy, and pediatric trauma and has published numerous articles on pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine.  See curriculum vitae

 
CHRISTINE HERNANDEZ
Kinesiologist
Christine is currently a graduate student in biomechanics at San Diego State University. She holds a BS degree in Kinesiology and is currently studying the effects of ladies footwear on gait mechanics as part of her graduate research work. She is the go-to person in running the motion capture system and in processing the data for all clinical gait and sports biomechanical studies and has a firm understanding of the technical and sports applications of motion analysis.

 
HOLLY ELWELL
Physical Therapist
As a member of the Physical Therapy team at Rady Childrens Hospital San Diego, Holly serves multiple roles in pediatric orthopedic rehab and in clinical gait analysis. Holly completed the gait analysis course at the reknowned Connecticut Newington Childrens Medical Center under the tutelage of Dr. James Gage and director Sylvia Ounpuu. Holding
a master's degree in physical therapy in addition to having completed specialized coursework in biomechanics and athletic training makes Holly a valuable asset to the team at the CHP as it accomplishes its biomechanics in athletic performance and sports medicine goals.
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