Biomechanics Laboratory

2012 Alumni

Eduardo Beltran
Thesis Topic:
The effect of training on tibial properties in college-age males.

Scott Brown
Thesis Topic:
The relationship between leg dominance and knee mechanics during the cutting maneuver.
Post BSU: Scott moved to Auckland, New Zealand, where he is working on his PhD in Sport Performance at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). His dissertation focuses on biomechanical and neuromuscular differences between leg dominance as well as the creation and implementation of more effective injury prevention training protocols in elite athletes. He currently works at the AUT Millennium Institute of Sport and Health and is involved in the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) and High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ). Scott specializes in injury prevention and sport performance in elite athletes with emphases in sports including rugby, soccer, netball and golf.

Ryan Hubble
Thesis Topic:
Whole Body Vibration and Drop Jump Mechanics
Post BSU: Ryan moved to Brisbane in Queensland, Australia to work on his PhD of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University. He is working with Parkinson's Disease patients and studying how trunk motion correlates to a risk of falling during everyday activities. Lecturer in Charge for Advanced Motor Control, Lab Instructor for Human Biological Science.

Matthew McClain
Thesis Topic:
The effects of fatigue on the recovery from a postural perturbation.
Post BSU: Matt is a Physical Therapy student at Touro University in Henderson, Nevada.