Motion Analysis Research Center - Grants and Contracts

Current Projects

The effects of changes in treadmill gait speed and incline on dynamic stability in healthy, young subjects
Principal Investigators: Drew Smith, PhD (MARC) & Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC)

An investigation of a technique of summed normalized EMG amplitudes as a novel measure of external workload during treadmill running
Principal Investigators: Drew Smith, PhD (MARC) & Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC)

Biomechanical and EMG analysis of runners with Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Principal Investigators: Robert L. Baker, PhD, PT and Drew Smith, PhD (MARC)
Co-Investigators: Rich Souza, PhD, MPT (UCSF) and Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC)

A study of the effect of custom-made foot orthotics on anterior cruciate ligament of the knee
Co-investigators: Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC) and Tim Dutra, DPM (CSPM)
Funding: SMU Seed Grant

The impact of maximalist running shoes on lower extremity kinematics and kinetics during walking and running compared to neutral running shoe
Principal Investigator:  Cherri S. Choate DPM (CSPM)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)
Funding: SMU Seed Grant

The effects of trunk position on hamstring muscle length and contraction velocity during landing and cutting maneuvers
Principal Investigators: Gerwyn Hughes, PhD (USF), Drew Smith, PhD, and Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC)

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Completed Projects

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Foot Type and Static Pedobarography in Adolescent Female Gymnasts
Ashmi Patel, Lena Sun (3rd year DPM students)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)

Concurrent validity and reliability of 2D motion analysis for running gait measures using 3D systems
Derek Yang (Masters student), Vanessa Yingling, PhD,  (CSU East Bay)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)

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Grants

Year Awarded Title Amount ($) Investigators
2015 The efficacy of custom foot orthoses in the protection from non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injuries at the knee 4,970 Hill, Razzante, West, Curry & Tran

 

 

 

 

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Contracts

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