Featured researcher: Mike Lewek

 

Faculty Investigators

Research Interests

Jennifer Cooke, PT, DPT
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Foot orthotics
Carol Giuliani, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Movement learning and control
  • Preventing falls in older adults
Deborah Givens, PT, PhD, DPT
  • Motor control and knee osteoarthritis
  • Low back pain prognostic factors, interventions, and motor control
Michael Gross, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Treatment of lower extremity injuries
  • Influence of foot orthoses on injury and balance
  • Prevention of paratrooper landing ankle injuries
Jyotsna J. Gupta, PT, PhD
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder joint pathology
  • Explore implicit biases in practicing physical therapists
Jon Hacke, PT, MA, DPT
  • Sports injury rehabilitation/prevention with emphasis on knees and ACL
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Manual therapy interventions
Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT
  • Evaluation of learning in clinical and professional education
Michael Lewek, PT, PhD
  • Rehabilitation of locomotor function with emphasis on biomechanics, energetics, motor learning/control, and neurophysiology
  • Enhancing gait for individuals with Parkinson’s disease
Dana McCarty, PT, DPT
  • Neonatal physical therapy
  • Pediatric physical therapy
Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD
  • Traumatic brain injury in military populations
  • Clinical measurement development and validation
Michael McMorris, PT, DPT
  • Musculoskeletal clinical cases
Vicki Stemmons Mercer, PT, PhD
  • Postural control with neurological or neuromuscular dysfunction
  • Falls prevention
  • Stroke rehabilitation
Prue Plummer, PhD, PT
  • Interactions between cognition and motor function
  • Gait rehabilitation in neurologically-impaired individuals
Laurie Ray, PT, MPT, PhD
  • Pediatrics
  • School-based PT
Debbie Thorpe PT, PhD
  • Interventions for adults with cerebral palsy
  • Health services research for adults with cerebral palsy
Bing Yu, PhD
  • Biomechanics of sports injury
  • Biomechanics of sports techniques
  • Musculoskeletal system modeling