Research Interests: Autistic movement patterns; Influence of running mechanics on
performance and injury; Computational prediction of running performance through improved
optimization algorithms 

B.S. 1998 College of William & Mary 

M.S. 2002 Pennsylvania State University - Kinesiology (conc. Biomechanics) 

Ph.D. 2005 Pennsylvania State University - Kinesiology (conc. Biomechanics) 

Articles (peer-reviewed)

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Effect of GPS Feedback on Lactate Threshold Pacing in Intercollegiate Distance Runners (with Jacob W. Smith and John T. Foley), International Journal of Exercise Science (2013)

International Journal of Exercise Science 6(1) : 74-80, 2013. In their roles as coaches, the...

 

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Effect of GPS feedback on Lactate Threshold Pacing in Intercollegiate Distance Runners (with Jacob W. Smith and John T. Foley), Faculty Publications (2013)

In their roles as coaches, the authors have observed that first-year collegiate distance runners often...

 
Gait analysis of teenagers and young adults diagnosed with autism & severe verbal communication disorders (with Michael J. Weiss, Mary E. Parker, and John T. Foley), Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience (2013)
 

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Two-legged hopping in autism spectrum disorders (with John T. Foley, Mary E. Parker, and Michael J. Weiss), Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience (2013)
 

Selected Presentations

Effect of Body Weight Support on Temperospatial Running Mechanics (with Brendan Rickert and Andrew Sullivan), 59th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (2012)
 
Kinematic Investigation of Throwing Patterns in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (with Mary E. Parker, John T. Foley, and Michael J. Weiss), 58th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (2011)
 
Two-legged hopping in Autism Spectrum Disorders (with Mary E. Parker, Michael J. Weiss, and John T. Foley), Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Conference (2011)
 
Computational Prediction of Running Performance Utilizing a Modified Training Impulse, 57th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (2010)