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Recent Ph.D. Graduates

Kunak Singhal

Kunal Singhal, PT, Ph.D. (2013)
Dissertation: Gender difference in movement strategies during stair walking in healthy elderly

Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Doctoral) (2010)
Outstanding Kinesiology Doctoral Student Award (2010)

Kirsten Tulchin

Kirsten Tulchin-Francis, Ph.D. (2012)
Dissertation: Multi-segment coordination within the foot in healthy children and patients previously treated for congenital clubfoot during walking, toe raises and single limb hopping

TWU Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (2012)
Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Doctoral) (2011)

Gary Christopher, Ph.D. (2009)
Dissertation: The effects of ankle bracing on lower extremity kinematics and kinetics during deep squats and jump landings in females

Sukhoon Yoon, Ph.D. (2007)
Dissertation: Biomechanical analysis of obstacle avoidance in walking with telescope-style walking poles in the elderly

Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Doctoral) (2006)

Wendy Miletello, Ph.D. (2004)
Dissertation: A kinematic and kinetic analysis of punching during martial arts-inspired exercise 

Gretchen D. Oliver, Ph.D. (2003)
Dissertation: The kinematics of the windmill softball pitch

Recent MS Graduates

Qiu Wang, MS (2013)
Thesis: Biomechanical effects of therapeutic shoes
Ketki Rana Ketki Rana, MS (2013)
Professional Paper: Analysis of sagittal joint kinetics in two different approaches of stair descent: walk and stand
Kanika Kakkar Kanika Kakkar, MS (2013)
Professional Paper: A literature review on biomechanics of high-heel walking
Sneha Kale, MS (2013)
KiHoon Han

Ki Hoon Han, MS (2012)
Professional Paper: Analysis of the trunk/shoulder complex motion during the golf drives using a 5-segment trunk/shoulder model

Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Masters) (2012)

Carolyn N. Carr, MS (2012)
Professional Paper: Balance strategies used by skilled and novice ballet dancers during the penché movement 
Rajeshwari Ahirao Rajeshwari Ahirao, MS (2011)
Professional Paper: A literature review on pathological and sports-related knee joint injuries in females in terms of development of knee joint, related risk factors, and effect of maturity
Udiksha Saini Udiksha Saini, MS (2010) 
Aarti Deshpande Aarti Deshpande, MS (2010)
Garima Kalra Garima Kalra, MS (2010)
Sree Sushma Yenuga

Sree Sushma Yenuga, MS (2010)
Professional Paper: Effects of regular walking with telescope-style walking poles (T-poles) on somatomotor, temporal, and spatial characteristics of balance in mildly frail elderly

Amit Gupta Amit Gupta, MS (2009)
Professional Paper: Effects of bi-directional hip machine on gluteus maximus activity
Jaewoong Kim

Jaewoong Kim, MS (2009)
Professional Paper: The effect of target distance on the trunk, pelvis, and thigh kinematics during a round house kick

Sung-Hoon Shin Sung-Hoon Shin, MS (2007)
Professional Paper: A kinematic comparison of different golf swing styles: swing plane analysis
Joong-Hyun Ryu

Joong-Hyun Ryu, MS (2007)
Professional Paper: Kinematic and kinetic comparison of lower extremity biomechanics during anticipated and unanticipated running and cutting maneuver

Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Masters) (2007)
Outstanding Kinesiology Masters Student Award (2007)

Recent Undergraduate Honors Capstone Projects

Bailey Vrazel

Bailey Vrazel (2014)
Title: Effect of ground reaction force and the contribution of the upper body segment on the velocity of a pitched ball in softball

TWU Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award (2014)
Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Undergraduate) (2013)
Outstanding Kinesiology Undergraduate Student Award (2013)

 

Marie Askew (2012)
Title: Investigation of muscle activation in different depths of squat movements

Amy Menge

Amy Menge (2012)
Title: Comparison of running kinematics and kinetics of five-toe vibram shoes with tennis shoe and barefoot

Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award (Undergraduate) (2012)

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