Stephen Ferris has returned to pitch-based running this week as he targets a return to playing action.
He has been undertaking a progressive running programme that was conducted by Alan McCaldin on a special treadmill.
The anti-gravity running machine controls the pressure exerted on the body, allowing Stephen to load his knee with up to 100 percent of his bodyweight.
National and provisional physio, as well as strength & conditioning units have agreed on a planned programme for Ferris - which was devised by Ulster strength & conditioning coach Jonny Davis.
The programme is based on a comprehensive analysis of GPS data to determine appropriate volume and intensity of sessions.
Ferris has not played since picking up a knee injury in Ulster’s final Heineken Cup pool game against Aironi in January.
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