Julia F. Item-Glatthorn was born in Chur, Switzerland, in 1981. She studied Human Movement Sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and received her Master of Science in 2008. From 2008 until 2011 she was a Research Assistant at the Human Performance Lab at the Schulthess Clinic in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2011 Julia is a Senior Research Assistant and Laboratory Coordinator at the Human Performance Lab. Her research interests include the study of neuromuscular function and rehabilitation in orthopaedic patients.
Beside her work at the Human Performance Lab she was an instructor for the 11+ program (a complete warm-up program to prevent injuries) during several years.