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Irene S. Davis , PhD, PT

Professor Emeritus
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Delaware

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Delaware Physical Therapist #J1-0000718


EDUCATION
University of Massachusetts
University of Florida
University of Virginia
Pennsylvania State University
BS
BS
MEd
PhD
1977
1978
1984
1990
Exercise Science
Physical Therapy
Biomechanics
Biomechanics

CURRENT APPOINTMENT(top)

Sep89-present

 





Sep04-present

University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Professor Sep04-present
Associate Professor May97-Aug04
Assistant Professor Sep89-May97

Department of Physical Therapy

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomechanics & Movement Science

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
Director of Research: Dissemination of research aimed at advancing the science of sportsmedicine and improving prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries.

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
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Jun97-Aug04 Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, Director of Research
Development of research within the Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute aimed at advancing the science of sportmedicine and improving prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related injuries.
Aug85-Jun89 Pennsylvania State University, Center for Locomotion Studies, Research Assistant
Responsible for the development and coordination of the Running Injury Clinic and Orthopedic Clinic. Research activities in locomotor biomechanics. Consultant to the Distance Runner's Camp at US Olympic Training Center.
Aug82-Aug85 University of Virginia, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Research and Teaching Assistant
Research activities in wheelchair ergonomics. Instructor of graduate courses in biomechanics and human dissection. Co-coordinator of the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference held annually at the University of Virginia (Jun84 & Jun85)
Jan83-Jul85 Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Associates, Charlottesville, VA, Physical Therapist
Part time home health and private practice physical therapy.
Feb79-Jul85 Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville, VA, Physical Therapist
Patient treatment, supervision of physical therapy students, inservice training and Coordinator of Amputee Clinic. Instructor in continuing education course in Management of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient

HONORS/AWARDS

  • University of Florida Department of Physical Therapy 2009 Outstanding Alumnus Awardee, 2009
  • Clinical Biomechanics Award, 2006
  • Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine, 2001
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, The Penn State University, 1990
  • Physical Therapy Foundation Scholar, 1988
  • Recipient of Zipser Scholarship, The Penn State University, 1988
  • Outstanding Masters Student Award, University of Virginia, 1984
  • Nominee for Mary McMillan Scholarship Award, APTA, 1978
  • Magna Cum Laude Graduate, University of Florida, 1978
  • Magna Cum Laude Graduate, University of Massachusetts, 1977

STUDENT AWARDS/GRANTS

  • Rebecca Fellin, Biomechanics Interest Group of ACSM Research Award, 2009
  • Richard Willy, American Physical therapy PODS I Award, 2009
  • Rebecca Fellin, Biomechanics Interest Group of ACSM Travel, 2008
  • Brian Noehren, Biomechanics Interest Group of ACSM Research Award, 2008
  • Joaquin Barrios, American Society of Biomechanics Research Grant, 2008
  • Brian Noehren, American College of Sports Medicine Research Grant, 2008
  • Brian Noehren, American Physical Therapy PODS II Award, 2008
  • Richard Willy, American Physical therapy PODS I Award, 2008
  • Brian Noehren, American Physical Therapy PODS I Award, 2007
  • Joaquin Barrios, American Physical Therapy PODS I Award, 2007
  • Brian Noehren, American Physical Therapy PODS I Award, 2006
  • Joaquin Barrios, American Physical Therapy PODS IAward, 2006
  • John Willson, American Physical Therapy PODS I Award, 2006
  • Rebecca Zifchock, University of Delaware Competitive Fellowship Award, 2006
  • Rebecca Zifchock, American Society of Biomechanics Research Grant, 2006
  • Rebecca Zifchock, International Society of Biomechanics Research Grant, 2006
  • John Willson, American Physical Therapy PODS IAward, 2005
  • Robert Butler, Finalist for Nike Award for Athletic Footwear Research, 2005
  • John Willson, American Physical Therapy PODS I Award, 2004
  • Robert Butler, University of Delaware Alumni Award, 2004
  • Robert Butler, International Society of Biomechanics Travel Award, 2003
  • Rober Butler, American College of Sports Medicine Research Grant, 2003

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/SOCIETIES (top)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Biomechanical analysis of running injuries, relationships between lower extremity structure, mechanics, and injury.

RESEARCH PROJECTS & GRANTS (top)

ACTIVE

  • X81XWH-07-1-0395 Department of Defense 06/2007-05/2009 (currently in period of 1 yr NCE), $200,000
    The Effect of Reduced Loading during Running on Tibial Strain: A Modelling Study
  • 1R01HD050679-01A2 National Institutes of Health 06/2007-05/2010, $879,616
    Gait Retraining to Reduce Loading in Runners

PENDING

  • National Institutes of Health 04/2010-03/2014, $1,070,999
    Improving Gait Mechanics in Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • 1R13HD063283-01 National Institutes of Health 12/2009-11/2010 $30,000 (awaiting funding decision)
    Biomechanics in movement science: Building transdomain bridges

COMPLETED

  • DOD W911NF-05-1-0097 Army Research Office 04/2005-03/2006, $230,000
    The Use of an Instrumented Treadmill to Alter Locomotor Patterns
  • Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, 1997-2004
    100% Salary Support
  • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, 2004-2007, $60,000
    3 Doctoral Scholarships
  • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, 2004-2007
    100% Salary Support
  • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, 2004-2007, $36,000
    2 Doctoral Scholarships
  • National Institutes of Health (COBRE Grant) 02/2002-01/2007, $931,815
    The Effect of Wedged Foot Orthoses on Lower Extremity Mechanics and Function in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
  • The Pauline Marshall Research and Education Foundation, 02/2004-01/2005, $22,000
    A Comparison of Custom and Semicustom Foot Orthotic Devices on Lower Extremity Mechanics and Comfort in High and Low Arched Runners
  • The Pauline Marshall Research and Education Foundation 09/2001-08/2002, $15,000
    A Comparison of Custom and Semicustom Foot Orthotic Devices on Lower Extremity Mechanics and Comfort
  • DOD DAMD17-00-1-0515 The Department of the Army, 07/2000-06/2005, $1.05 million
    Biomechanical Factors Associated with the Etiology of Stress Fractures in Runners
  • Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, 1998-2001, $20,000; 2002-2003, $36,000
    2 Doctoral Scholarships
  • Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, 1997-2001, $4,000
    Undergraduate Summer Scholarship
  • Foot Management, Inc., 1998-1999, $3,250
    A comparison of Four Methods to Obtain a Negative Impression of the Foot
  • Foot Management, Inc., 1999-2000, $3,500
    The Effect of Different Orthotic Devices on Lower Extremity Mechanics of Rearfoot and Forefoot Strikers
  • Inverse Technoloogy, 1998-1999, $18,000
    The Effect of the Protonics System on Patellar Alignment and Gait in Patients with Patellofemoral Joint Pain
  • Inverse Technology, 1998-1999, $3,000
    Clinical Efficacy of the Protonics System in Patients with Patellofemoral Joint Pain
  • Physical Therapy Foundation, 1993-1995, $60,000
    A Comparison of Strengthening vs. Orthotics on Pronation and Pronation Velocity
  • The Whitaker Foundation, 1993-1996, $180,000
    Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury
  • Biomedical Research Support Grant, 1992, $2,550
    The Relationship between Subtalar Joint Axis Orientation, Joint MOtion, and Injuries in Runners
  • University of Delaware Research Foundation, 1990, $16,000
    The Relationship Between Subtalar Joint and Knee Motion in Runners
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy, 1988, $8,500
    Doctoral Dissertation: A Comparison of Patellofemoral 3-D Kinematics in Runners with and without Patellofemoral Pain.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (top)

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Lieberman, DE, Dauoud, AI, Werbel, WA, Venkadesan, M, D'Andrea, S, Davis, IS, Mang'Eni, RO, Pitsiladis, Y (2010). Foot Strike Patterns Imapct Transient Forces in Habitually Barefoot versus Shod Runners. Nature, 463:531-535.
  2. Crowell, HP, Hamill, J, Milner, CE, Davis, IS. (2010). Reducing impact loading during running with the use of real-time visual feedback. (in press) Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
  3. Noehren, BM, Scholz, JP, Davis, IS. (2010). The effect of real-time gait retraining on hip kinematics, pain and function in subjects with patellofemoral pain syndrom (in press) British Journal of Sports Medicine.
  4. Ferber, R, Hoehren, B, Hamill, J, Davis, IS. (2010). Competitive female runners with a history of iliotibial band syndrome demonstrate atypical hip and knee kinematics. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy,40(2):52-58.
  5. Milner, CE, Hamill, J, Davis, IS (2010). Disctinct hip and rearfoot kinematics in female runners with a history of tibial stress fracture. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 40(2)59-66.
  6. Davis, IS, Powers, CM (2010). Patellofemoral pain syndrome: Local, distal and proximal factors: Consensus statement from the 2009 international research retreat. (in press) Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
  7. Barrios, JA, Royer, T, Higginson, J, Davis, IS (2009). Static and dynamic correlates of the knee adduction moment in healthy knees ranging from normal to varus-aligned. Clinical Biomechanics, 24:850-854.
  8. Pohl, MB, Hamill, J, Davis, IS (2009). biomechanical and anatomical factors associated with a history of plantar fasciitis in female runners. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 19(5):372-376.
  9. MacClean, CL, Davis, IS, Hamill, J (2009). Infuence of running shoe midsole composition and custom foot orthotic intervention on lower extremity dynamics during running. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 25(1):54-63.
  10. Barrios, JA, Davis, IS, Higginson, JS, Royer, TD (2009). Lower extremity walking mechanics of young individuals with asymptomatic varus knee alignment. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 27(11):1414-1419.
  11. Butler, RJ, Royer, TD, Barrios, JA, Davis, IS (2009). Effect of laterally wedged foot orthoses on rearfoot and hip mechanics in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis. Prosthetics and Orthotics, International, 33(2):107-116.
  12. Barrios JA, Crenshaw, JR, Royer, TD, Davis, IS (2009). Walking shoes and laterally wedged orthoses in the clinical management of medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis. A one-year prospective controlled trial. The Knee, 16:136-142.
  13. Bulter, RJ, Royer, TD, Barrios, JA, and Davis, IS (2008). Effect of laterally wedged foot orthoses on rearfoot and hip mechanics in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis. (in press) Prosthetics and Orthotics, International
  14. Willson, JD and Davis, IS (2009). Core strength measurements and lower extremity jumping mechanics in females with and without patellofemoral pain. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 18:76-90
  15. Barrios JA, Crenshaw JR, Royer TD, Davis IS (2008). Walking shoes and laterally wedged orthoses in the clinical management of medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis: A one-year prospective controlled trial. (in press), The Knee
  16. Zifchock, RA and Davis I (2008). A comparison of custom and semicustom foot orthotics in high and low arched runners. Clinical Biomechanics, 23:1287-1293.
  17. Willson, JD and Davis, IS (2008). Utility of the frontal plane projection angle in females with patellofemoral pain. JOSPT, 38(10):606-615.
  18. Hamill, J, Miller, R, Noehren, B and Davis, I (2008). Prospective study of Iliotibial Band strain in runners. Clinical Biomechanics, 23(8):1018-1025.
  19. Willson, JD, Binder-Macleod, S, and Davis, IS (2008). Lower extremity jumping mechanics of females with and without patellofemoral pain before and after exertion. Am J Sports Med, 36: 1587-1596.
  20. Zifchock, RA, Royer, T, Higginson, J & Davis, IS (2008). Side-to-Side Differences in Overuse Running Injury Susceptibility: A Retrospective Study. Human Movement Science 27:888-902.
  21. Dierks, TA, Davis, IS, Hamill, J and Manal, K. (2008). Proximal and Distal Influences on Hip and Knee Kinematics in Runners with Patellofemoral Joint Pain. JOSPT 38(8)453-456.
  22. Pohl, M, Mullineaux, D, Milner, C, Hamill, J and Davis, I (2008). Biomechanical predictors of retrospective tibial stress fractures in runners. Journal of Biomechanics 41:1160-1165.
  23. Davis, I, Zifchock, R and Deleo, A (2008) A comparison of semi-custom and custom orthoses on rearfoot control and comfort. JAPMA 98(5):1-10
  24. Willson, JD and Davis, IS (2008). Lower extremity mechanics of females with and without patellofemoral pain across activities with progressively greater task demands. Clinical Biomechanics 23:203-211.
  25. Zifchock, RA and Davis, IS (2008) The symmetry angle: A novel, robust method of quantifying asymmetry. Gait and Posture 27:622-627
  26. MacLean, C, Davis, I and Hamill, J (2008). Short and longterm influences of a custom foot orthotic intervention on lower extremity dynamics. Clinical J Sports Med 18:3
  27. Butler, R.J., H.Hillstom, J. Song, C.J. Richards & I.S. Davis. (2008) The arch height index measurement system: Establishment of reliability and normative values. J Am Pod Assoc, 98(2):102-106
  28. Zifchock, RA and Davis, IS (2008). Non-consecutive versus consecutive footstrikes as an equivalent method of assessing gait asymmetry. Journal of Biomechanics 41(1), 226-230.
  29. Noehren, B, Davis, I, and Hamill, J (2007) A prospective study of the biomechanical factors associated with iliotibial band syndrome. Clinical Biomechanics Award Winner 2006. Clinical Biomechanics 22:951-956
  30. Zifchock, RA and Davis, IS (2007) The symmetry angle: A novel, robust method of quantifying asymmetry (in press). Gait and Posture
  31. Milner, C, Davis I (2007). Are knee mechanics during early stance related to tibial stress fractures in runners? Clin Biom 22(6):697-703.
  32. Butler, R.J., Royer, T. & I.S. Davis (2007) The effect of a subject specific amount of lateral wedge on knee mechanics in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis. J. Ortho. Res 25(9):1121-1127
  33. Dierks, T and Davis, I (2007). Discrete and continuous joint coupling measures in uninjured recreational runners. Clinical Biomechanics 22(5):581-591.
  34. Butler, R.J., J. Hamill & I.S. Davis. (2007) Effect of footwear on high and low arched runners’ mechanics during a prolonged run. Gait and Posture 26(2):219-225.
  35. Davis, IS, Ireland, ML and Hanaki, S. (2007). ACL Injuries: The Gender Bias. Research Retreat III. JOSPT, 37(2):A1-A32.
  36. McCrory JL, Quick NE, Shapiro R, Ballantyne BT, and Davis IM (2007). The effect of a single treatment of the Protonics system on lower extremity kinematics during gait and the lateral step up exercise. Gait and Posture, 25(4):544-548.
  37. Butler, R.J., J. Hamill & Davis, IS. (2006) Interaction of arch type and footwear on running mechanics. Am. J. Sports Med. 34(12):1998-2005.
  38. Willson, J, Ireland, ML, and Davis, IS (2006). Core strength and lower extremity alignment during single leg squats. Med Sci Sport and Exercise 38(5):945-952.
  39. Zifchock, RA, Davis, IS. & Hamill, J. (2006) Kinetic asymmetry in female runners with and without tibial stress fractures (in press) Journal of Biomechanics, 39(15):2792-2797.
  40. Milner, CE, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. (2006) Relationship between free moment and tibial stress fractures. Journal of Biomechanics. 39(15):2819-2825
  41. Zifchock, RA, Davis, IS, Hillstrom, H, & Song,, Jinsup (2006). The effect of age, gender and lateral dominance on arch height and stiffness. Foot and Ankle, Intl 27(5), 367-372.
  42. MacLean, C., McClay-Davis, I., Hamill, J (2006). Influence of a custom foot orthotic intervention on lower extremity dynamics in healthy runners. Clinical Biomechanics 21(6):623-630.
  43. Mullineaux, DR, Milner, CE, Davis, IS, and Hamill, J (2006) Normalization of ground reaction forces. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 22:229-231.
  44. Milner, CE, Davis, IS, Ferber, R, Pollard, CD & Hamill, J (2006). Biomechanical factors associated with tibial stress fractures in female runners. Med Sci Sport and Ex. 38, 323-328
  45. Davis, IS (2005). How to Succeed in Graduate School. In ACSM Fellows Offer Advice, Susan Hall (ed), publisher:American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 48-62.
  46. Davis, IS (2005). Evaluation of the Injured Runner. In Touch , Journal of the Organization of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice Winter (113):4-9.
  47. Davis, IS (2005). Gait Retraining in Runners. Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice 17(2)8-13.
  48. Buchanan, K and McClay Davis, I. (2005). The Relationship between Forefoot Alignment and Rearfoot and Midfoot Compensation. J. Orth. Sports PT 35(9):559-566.
  49. Denton, J, Willson, J, Ballantyne, B and McClay Davis, I (2005). Addition of the Protonics brace system to a rehabilitation protocol to address patellofemoral pain syndrome. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 35(4):210-219.
  50. Willson, J, Dougherty, C, Ireland, ML, and McClay Davis, I (2005). Core Stability: and its relationship to lower extremity function and injury. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 13:316-326
  51. Ferber, R, and McClay Davis, I (2005). The effect of orthotics on lower extremity joint coupling. Journal of Biomechanics 38:477-483.
  52. Davis, I (2004). How do we accurately measure foot motion? Guest Editorial, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 34(9):503-504.
  53. Davis, I (2004) Measuring Foot Motion: Forward and Inverse Dynamic Models: Foot and Ankle Research Retreat Introduction and Consensus Statement. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 34(9):A1-A4.
  54. Pollard, C, McClay Davis, I, and Hamill, J. (2004) Influences of gender on hip and knee mechanics during an unanticipated cutting maneuver. Clin Biomechanics 19(10):1022-1031
  55. Deleo, A, Dierks, T, Ferber, R, and McClay Davis, I (2004) Joint coupling during running: An update. Clinical Biomechanics 19(10):983-991.
  56. Leetun, D, Willson, J, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, B and McClay Davis, I (2004). Core strength and lower extremity injuries in athletes. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.36(6):926-934.
  57. Hurd, W, Chiemelewski, T, Axe, M, McClay Davis, I, Snyder-Mackler, L (2004) “Gender Differences in Lower Extremity Mechanics in Normal and Perturbed Walking”. Clinical Biomechanics 19(5):465-472
  58. McCrory, J, Quick, N, Shapiro, R, Ballantyne, B and McClay Davis, I. (2004) The effect of a single treatment of the Protonics system on biceps femoris and gluteus medius activation during gait and the lateral step up exercise. Gait and Posture. 19(2):148-153.
  59. Williams, DS, McClay, IS, Scholz, JP, Hamill, J, Buchanan, TS (2004). High-arched runners exhibit increased leg stiffness compared to low-arched runners. Gait and Posture (19):263-269.
  60. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS, Hamill, J and Richards, J (2004). The Effect of Orthotic Intervention and Strike Pattern on Rearfoot Motion in Runners. Clinical Biomechanics 19(1):64-70
  61. Williams, DS, McClay Davis, I and Baitch, S (2003).Effect of inverted orthoses on lower extremity mechanics. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 35(12):2060-2068.
  62. Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, B, Willson, J and McClay Davis, I (2003) The relationship between hip strength and patellofemoral joint pain. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.33(11):671-676
  63. McClay Davis, I, and Irelend, ML (2003). ACL Research Retreat II: The Gender Bias. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.35(8):A1-A30
  64. McClay Davis, I (2003) Research retreats: In search of more focus. Guest Editorial. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.35(8):2-3.
  65. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS, Hamill, J and Richards, J (2003). The Effect of Orthotic Intervention and Strike Pattern on Tibial Shock in Runners. Journal of Applied B iomechanics, 19:153-168
  66. Butler, R, McClay Davis, I, Laughton, C and Hughes, M (2003). Can a dual function orthosis control rearfoot motion and attenuate shock? Foot and Ankle 24(5):410-414
  67. Butler, R, Crowell, HP, McClay Davis, I (2003). Lower extremity stiffness: Implications for performance and injury Clinical Biomechanics 8(6), 511-517.
  68. Ferber, R., McClay Davis, I, and Williams, D. (2003) Gender differences in lower extremity mechanics during running. Clinical Biomechanics 18(4), 350-357
  69. Ott, S, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, BT and McClay, IS (2003). Functional Outcome Measures following ACL Reconstruction: A Gender Comparison. Knee surgery, sports traumatology and arthroscopy 11:75-80.
  70. Manal, KT & McClay, IS (2003) The accuracy of estimating proximal tibial translation during natural cadence walking: bone vs. skin mounted targets. Clinical Biomechanics 18(2):126-131.
  71. Ferber, R, McClay Davis, I, & Williams, D (2002). Within and between day reliability of discrete lower extremity kinematic and kinetic variables during running. Journal of Orthopedic Research 20:1139-1145.
  72. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS & Williams, DS (2002) Comparison of Four Methods of Obtaining a Negative Impression of the Foot. Journal of the American Podiatric Society 92(5):261-268
  73. Sahte, V, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne BT, Quick, NE and McClay, IS (2002). Acute Effect of the Protonics System on Patellofemoral Alignment: an MRI study. Knee surgery, sports traumatology and arthroscopy 10(2002):44-48
  74. Manal, KT, McClay, IS, Stanhope, SJ, and Richards, J (2002) Knee Moment Profiles during Walking: Errors due to Soft Tissue Movement and the Influence of the Reference Coordinate System. Gait and Posture 15(1)10-17.
  75. McClay Davis, I & Lloyd Ireland, M (2001). The Gender Bias in ACL Injuries: A Research Retreat. Clinical Biomechanics 16(2001):937-939.
  76. Williams, DS, McClay, IS, Hamill, J, Buchanan, TS (2001). Lower Extremity Kinematic and Kinetic Differences in Runners with High and Low Arches. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 17:153-163.
  77. Williams, DS, McClay, IS, Hamill, J, (2001). Arch Structure and Injury Patterns in Runners Clinical Biomechanics (16)5:341-347.
  78. McClay, IS (2001). Proceedings of the Foot Classification Conference. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 31(3):154-160.
  79. Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, BT, Little, K, McClay, IS. (2001) A Radiographic Analysis of the Relationship between the Size and Shape of the Intercondylar Notch and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Knee surgery, sports traumatology and arthroscopy.9:200-205
  80. Williams, DS & McClay, IS (2000). Measurements Used to Characterize the Foot and the Medial Longitudinal Arch:Reliability and Validity. Physical Ther. 80(9):864-871.
  81. Williams, DS, McClay, IS, & Manal, KT. (2000) Mechanics of Runners with a Converted Forefoot Strike Pattern. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 16(2)210-218.
  82. Manal, KT, McClay, IS, Stanhope, S, & Richards, J (2000). Comparison of Surface Mounted Markers and Attachment Methods in Estimating Tibial Rotations During Walking. Gait and Posture 11: 38-45
  83. McClay, IS (2000) The Evolution of the Study of Running Mechanics: Relationships to Injury. Journal of the American Podiatric Society 90(3)133-148.
  84. McClay, IS & Manal, KT (1999). Three-Dimensional Kinetic Analysis of Running: Significance of Secondary Planes of Motion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 31(11)1629-1637
  85. McClay, IS & Manal, KT (1998). A Comparison of Three-dimensional Lower Extremity Kinematics during Running between Pronators and Normals. Clinical Biomechanics 13(3):195-203.
  86. McClay, IS & Manal, KT (1998). The Relationship between Angle of Gait and Differences between Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Rearfoot Motion. Foot and Ankle 19(1):26-31.
  87. McClay, IS & Bray, J (1996). The Subtalar Angle - a potential measure of rearfoot structure. Foot and Ankle, 17(8):1-4
  88. McClay, IS (1996). Statistically Significant, but Clinically Irrelevant. Guest Editorial, Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 23(12).
  89. McClay, IS & Manal, KT (1996). Coupling Parameters in Runners who Pronate and Normals. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 13(1):109-124.
  90. McClay, IS (1995): "The Use of Gait Analysis to Enhance the Understanding of Running Injuries" in Gait Analysis: Theory and Application. ed. RL Craik & CA Oatis, Human Kinetics, Champaign, Ill .
  91. McClay, IS (1995): "A Case Report: Biomechanical Perspective" in Gait Analysis: Theory and Application. ed. RL Craik & CA Oatis, Human Kinetics, Champaign, Ill.
  92. McClay, IS & Cavanagh, PR (1994): "Mediolateral Force Patterns in Distance Running". Clinical Biomechanics 9:117-123.
  93. McClay, IS, Robinson, JR, et al (1994). "A Kinematic Profile of Skills in Professional Basketball Players." Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 10(3):205-221, 1994.
  94. McClay, IS, Robinson, JR, et al. (1994) "A Profile of Ground Reaction Forces in Professional Basketball Players." Journal of Applied Biom, 10(3):222-236, 1994.
  95. McClay, IS, Lake, MJ, & Cavanagh, PR (1990): "Muscle Activity in Running" in The Biomechanics of Distance Running. ed. PR Cavanagh, Human Kinetics, Champaign, Ill.

In Review

  1. Lloyd, C, Davis, IS, Royer, TD (2009). Muscle strength and gaity asymmetry in unilateral, trans-tibial amputees. (in review) Gait and Posture.
  2. Crowell, HP, Davis, IS (2009). Gait retraining to reduce lower extremify loading in runners. (in review) Clinical Biomechanics.
  3. Barrios, JA, CRossley, K, Davis, IS (2009). Gait retraining to reduce knee adduction moment through real-time visual feedback of dynamic knee alignment. (in review) Journal of Biomechanics.
  4. Noehren, BM, Manal, K, Davis, IS (2009). The effectiveness of a marker placement device in improving between-day kinematic reliability in running. (in review) Journal of Orthopedic Research.
  5. Morrison, K, Hudson, D, Davis, IS, Richards, J, Royer, T, Dierks, T, Kaminski, T (2009). Plantar pressure distributions during a running gait in subjects with chronic ankle instability. (in review) Foot and Ankle International.
  6. Barrios, JA, Lloyd, C, Royer, T, Davis, IS (2009). Long-term effectiveness of lateral wedging on the adduction moment in individuals with medial knee osteoarthritis.(in review) Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.
  7. Fellin, RA, Manal, K, Davis, IS (2009). Comparison of lower extremity kinematics during overground and treadmill running. (in review) Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
  8. Fellin, RA, Rose, WC, Royer, TD, Davis, IS (2009). Comparison of methods for kinematic identification of footstrike and toe-off during overground and treadmill running. (in review) Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport.
  9. Willy, R, Pohl, MB, Davis, IS (2009). Calculation of vertical load rates in the absence of vertical impact peaks in runners. (in review) Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Scientific Symposia

  1. Davis, IS. "The Role of the Hip in Iliotibial Band (ITB) injuries in the Female Athlete". Presented in the Symposium "Lower Extremity Injuries in the Female Athlete", Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, San Diego, CA, February, 2010.
  2. Davis, IS. "The Incidience and Impact of Knee Osteoarthritis on the Active Adult: A Biomechanical Approach for the Development and Implementation of Interventions". Presented in the Symposium "A Biomechanical Approach to Restoring Function in Knee Osteoarthritis: Incorporating Evidence into Clinical Practice", Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, San Diego, CA, February, 2010.
  3. Davis, IS. "A Biomechanical Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Tibial Stress Fractures". Presented in the Symposium "Evidence-based Prevention and Treatment of Lower Extremity Stress Fractures", Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, Nashville, TN, February, 2008.
  4. Davis, IS. "Gait Retraining through the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2008.
  5. Davis, IS. "Realtime Feedback: Intervention for Gait Retraining". Presented in Symposium "Motion Analysis: From Research Laboratory to Clinical Practice, Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, nashville, TN, February, 2008.
  6. Davis, IS. "The Use of Realtime Feedback for Gait Retraining in Runners." Presented at the Symposium on "Biomechanics in Rehabilitation", World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, August, 2006.
  7. Davis, IS. "Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point". Presented at the Symposium on "Stress on Fractures", American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  8. Davis, IS. "The Role of Hip Contorl in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury". Presented at the "Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Injuries", American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  9. Davis, IS. "Influence of Foot Biomechanics on Overuse Injuries of the Knee". Presented in the "mechanisms of Knee Injuries: Implications for Prevention and Rehabilition" Symposium. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Nashville, TN, Feburary 2004.
  10. McClay, IS. "Selected Case Studies in Running Injuries". Presented in the "Running Injuries" Symposium at the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, San Antonio, TX, February, 2001.
  11. McClay, IS. "Risk Factors in Anerior Cruciate Ligament Injruies". Clinical Colloquium presented at the National ACSM Mtg, in Seattle, WA, June, 1999.
  12. McClay, IS. "Problem Solving the Injuried Runner". Clinical Colloquium presented at the national ACSM Mtg, in Seattle, WA, June, 1999.

ABSTRACTS

  1. Willy, R, Davis, IS. The effects of a hip stretngthening program on running and squatting kinematics in females with abnormal hip mechanics. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA, Feburary, 2010.
  2. Orlin, MN, Laibsirinon, S, Davis, IS. Ground reaction forces and kinetics of running in children with cerebral palsy compared to children with typical development. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA, Feburary, 2010.
  3. Noehren, BM, Davis, IS. Running mechanics, pain, and function in runners with patellofemoral pain syndrome following gait retraining and at one-month follow-up. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA, February, 2010.
  4. Barrios, JA, Davis, IS. The influence of lateral wedging over time in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis: an analysis of frontal plane knee mechanics and clinical outcomes. Presented at the Combined Section Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, CA, February, 2010.
  5. Davis, IS, Crowell, HP, Fellin, RE, Altman, AR. Reduced impact loading following gait retraining over a 6 month period. Presented at the Societa Italiana di Analisis del Movimento in Clinica, Alghero, Sardegna, Italy, October, 2009.
  6. Barrios, JA, Davis, IS. Gait retraining to reduce the knee adduction moment through realtime feedback of dynamic knee alignment. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, State College, PA, August 2009.
  7. Fellin, RE, Davis, IS. Comparison of warm-up periods for treadmill running. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, State College, PA, August, 2009.
  8. Willy, R, Davis, IS. The effect of hip strengthening on running and squatting mechanics in female runners. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, State College, PA, August, 2009.
  9. Altman, AR, Davis, IS. Is midfood striking during runnin gadvantageous over rearfoot striking? Presented at the American Soceity of Biomechanics Meeting, State College, PA, August, 2009.
  10. Davis, IS, Crowell, HP, Fellin, RE, Altman, AR. Reduced impact loading following gait retraining over a 6 month period. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, State College, PA, August, 2009.
  11. Altman, AR, Davis, IS. Muscle Onset Timing in Subjects Trained to Reduce Tibial Shock. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
  12. Dierks, TA, Holder, MD, Davis, IS. The influence of running with pain on lower extremity kinemantics in runners with patellofemoral pain. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
  13. Fellin, RE, Davis, IS. Free moment changes following gait retraining protocall to reduce tibial shock. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
  14. Noerhen, BM, Davis, IS. Can gait retraining change hip kinematics and reduce symptoms in runners with patellofemoral pain syndrome? Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
  15. Willy, R, Davis, IS. A comparison of treadmill running in minimal footwear compared to standard running shoes. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2009.
  16. Noehren, BM, Pohl, M, Barrance, P, Davis, IS. Tibiofemoral and patellofemoral alignment during a single-leg squat: An MRI study. Presented at the International Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Research Retreat, Baltimore, MD, April 2009.
  17. Noehren, BM, Davis, IS. The Effect of Gait Retraining on Hip Mechanics, Pain, and Function in Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Presented at the International Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Research Retreat, Baltimore, MD, April 2009.
  18. Dierks, TA, Davis, IS. Rearfoot and Knee Coupling over a Prolonged Run in Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Presented at the International Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Research Retreat, Baltimore, MD, April 2009.
  19. Barrios, JA, Davis, IS. The influence of knee varus alignment on knee varus torques and rearfoot eversion in young individuals with healthy, varus knees. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN, Feburary, 2009.
  20. Noehren, BM, Barrance, P, Davis, IS. Tibiofemoral and patellofemoral alignment during a single leg squat: An MRI study. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN, February, 2009.
  21. Davis, IS and Dierks, TA. Rearfoot and knee coupling during a prolonged run in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Presented at the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Meeting in Bologna, Italy, September, 2008.
  22. Altman, A, Pohl, M, Barrios, J and Davis, I. A 3D kinematic comparison between single-belt and split-belt treadmill walking. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
  23. Barrios, JA and Davis, IS. The relationship between hip and knee kinematics to the knee adduction moment in asymnptomatic individuals with genu varum. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008 \
  24. Dierks. TA and Davis, IS. Joint coupling of the rearfoot and knee in runners with patellofemoral pain syndrome during a prolonged run. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
  25. Fellin, RE and Davis, IS. Comparison of variability between overground and treadmill running. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
  26. Noehren, B and Davis, I. Can between-day kinematic reliability be improved? Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
  27. Willy, R, Pohl, MB and Davis, IS. Calculation of vertical load rates in the absence of vertical impact peaks. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
  28. Altman, A, Pohl, M and Davis, IS. A comparison of split belt and single belt treadmill walking over time. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  29. Barrios, JA and Davis, I. The effect of gait retraining on medial knee loading. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  30. Dierks, TA and Davis, IS. Relationship between static alignment and knee valgus in runners with patellofemoral pain. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  31. Fellin, RE and Davis, IS. Pattern comparison of 3D lower limb kinematics during overground and treadmill running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  32. Noehren, B, Pohl, M Barrance, P and Davis, I. Relationship between tibiofemoral and patellofemoral alignment during a single leg squat: A preliminary MRI study. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  33. Pohl, MB and Davis, IS. What strategies do runners utilize to reduce tibial shock following a gait retraining protocol? Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  34. Willy, R, and Davis, I. Instrumented comparison of overground and treadmill running in healthy adults. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  35. Barrios, JA, Davis, IS, Lloyd, CH and Royer, T. Progression of dynamic knee loading at one year in medial knee osteoarthritis: The influence of baseline load. Presented at the Combined Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN, February, 2008
  36. Barrios, J and Davis, I. A gait modification to reduce the external adduction moment at the knee: A case study. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  37. Pohl, M, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Prospective study of kinetic factors associated with tibial stress fractures in runners. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  38. Fellin, R and Davis, I. Comparison of methods for determining footstrike and toe-off during overground running. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  39. Dierks, T, Davis, I, Scholz, J, and Hamill, J. Variability of joint coupling within the lower extremity in runners with patellofemoral pain during a prolonged run. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  40. Noehren, B and Davis, I. Prospective study of the biomechanical factors associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  41. Barrance, P, Pohl, M, Noehren, B, Barrios, J and Davis I. Bone surface tracking for standing knee MRI: A validadation study. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2007.
  42. Hamill, J, Miller, R, Noehren, B and Davis, I. A strain model of the Iliotibial Band. Presented at the International Society for Sport Biomechanics, Brazil, August, 2007.
  43. Barrios, J, Davis, I, Lloyd, C. and Royer, T. Differences in frontal plane mechanics between asymptomatic controls and patients with medial or lateral compartment tibiofemoral osteoarthritis. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  44. Butler, R and Davis, I. The effect of footwear on hip and knee mechanics in low arched runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  45. Fellin, R, Barrios, J and Davis, I. 3D kinematic hip, knee and rearfoot comparison of overground and treadmill running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  46. Lloyd, C, Royer, T, Barrios, J and Davis, I. Medially wedged insoles reduce knee pain during functional activities in subjects with lateral knee osteoarthritis. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  47. Noehren, B and Davis, I. Frontal and transverse plane rearfoot, hip and knee patterns in female runners with a history of patellofemoral pain. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  48. Pohl, M and Davis, I. Predicting retrospective tibial stress fractures in female runners using kinematic and kinetic variables. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  49. Willson, J and Davis, I. Mechanics of single leg jumps during exertion in females with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  50. Zifchock, R and Davis, I. Consecutive footstrikes may not be necessary to quantify gait symmetry during running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, June, 2007.
  51. Willson, J and Davis, I. Frontal plane projection angles of the knee during single leg squats among females with and without patellofemoral pain. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, MA, February, 2007.
  52. Barrios, J, and Davis, I. Acute effects of laterally wedged orthoses on walking and stair negotiation in subjects with medial compartment tibiofemoral osteoarthritis. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, MA, February, 2007.
  53. Noehren, B, Willson, J and Davis, I. Realtime feedback to improve gait kinematics in runners with patellofemoral pain: A case series. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, MA, February, 2007.
  54. Barrios, J, Royer, T, Crenshaw, J and Davis, I. Frontal plane mechanics during walking in patients with lateral compartment tibiofemoral osteoarthritis with and without a medially wedged orthosis. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  55. Crowell, H and Davis, I. Reducing lower extremity loads through gait retraining using real-time feedback methods. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  56. Dierks, T, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Continuous relative phase within the lower extremity in runners with patellofemoral pain during a prolonged run. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  57. Noehren, B, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Prospective Study of the Biomechanical Factors Associated with Iliotibial Band Syndrome. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  58. Willson, J and Davis, I. Hip strength and running mechanics in females with and without patellofemoral pain. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  59. Zifchock, R and Davis, I. A novel, more robust method to quantify symmetry. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting in Blacksburg, VA, Sept 2006.
  60. Crowell, H, and Davis, I. Between Day Reliability of Accelerometry. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  61. McCoy, K, Zifchock, R and Davis, I. The Effect of Custom and Semi-Custom Orthotic Devices on Rearfoot Control and Comfort in High and Low-Arched Runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  62. Milner, C, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Are initial contact conditions related to tibial stress fracture in distance runners? Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006
  63. Crenshaw, J, Royer, R, Barrios, J and Davis, I. Long-Term Effects of Wedged Orthoses on Function and WOMAC Scores in Subjects with Knee Osteoarthritis. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  64. Chang, R, Davis, I, and Hamill, J. Are Rearfoot Parameters Normally Distributed? Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  65. Dierks, T, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Lower Extremity Joint Timing During Prolonged Treadmill Running In Runners With Patellofemoral Joint Pain. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  66. Noehren, B, Davis, I, Hamill, J and Ferber R. Secondary Plane Biomechanics of Iliotibial Band Syndrome in Competitive Female Runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  67. Willson, J and Davis, I. Association between the single leg squat test and the energetics of single leg landings. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  68. Royer, T, Crenshaw, J, Barrios, J and Davis, I. Wedged Shoe Orthoses Reduce Peak Medial Ground Reaction Force. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  69. Zifchock, R, Davis, I and Hamill, J. Hip, Knee, and Ankle Velocities May Predict Injury Risk in Female Distance Runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  70. Barrios, J, Davis, I, Crenshaw, J and Royer, T. Effect of laterally wedged orthoses on frontal plane knee mechanics in subjects with medial compartment tibiofemoral osteoarthritis . Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Denver, CO, June, 2006.
  71. Willson, J and Davis, I. Utility of the frontal plane projection angle of the knee during single leg squats. Presented at the ACL Research Retreat III: The Gender Bias. Lexington, KY, April, 2006.
  72. Mullineaux, D, Dierks, T and Davis, I. Variability in coordination of leg kinematics in males and females during treadmill running. Presented at the ACL Research Retreat III: The Gender Bias. Lexington, KY, April, 2006.
  73. Butler, RJ, Davis, IS, Hamill, J and Knight, C. Does Footwear affect Lower Extremity Variability in High and Low Arched Runners. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  74. Butler, RJ, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. The Effect of Motion Control and Cushioning Shoes on High and Low Arched Runners. Presented at the Footwear Symposium, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  75. Dierks, TA, Davis, IS, Manal, KT, and Hamill, J. Kinematics of Runners with and without Patellofemoral Pain during Prolonged Treadmill Running. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  76. Hamill, J, Haddad, JM. Milner, CE and Davis, IS. Intralimb Coordination in Female Runners with Tibial Stress Fractures. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  77. Milner, CE, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. Does Free Moment Predict the Incidence of Tibial Stress Fractures? Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  78. Seay, J, Haddad, JM. Milner, CE, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. Dynamic Symmetry in Female Runners with a History of Tibial Stress Fractures. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  79. Willson, JD and Davis, IS. Utility of the Frontal Plane Projection Angle of the Knee During Single Leg Squats. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  80. Zifchock, RA, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. Kinetic Asymmetry in Left and Right Dominant Female Runners: Implications for Injury. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Cleveland, OH, August, 2005.
  81. Buchanan, KR and Davis, IS. The Relationship between Forefoot Structure and Rearfoot and Midfoort Mechanics. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  82. Butler, RJ, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. Interaction of Shoe and Arch Height on Running Mechanics. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  83. Crowell, HP, Milner, CE, Hamill, J and Davis, IS. Short-term Retention of Gait Changes after Realtime Feedback to Reduce Shock. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  84. Dierks, TA and Davis, IS. Hip Strength and Hip Kinematics during Prolonged Running in Runners with Patellofemoral Joint Pain. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  85. Milner, CE, Davis, IS and Hamill, J. Is Dynamic Hip and Knee Malalignment associated with Tibial Stress Fractures in Female Distance Runners? Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  86. Willson, JD and Davis, IS. Gait Retraining Using Real-Time Kinematic Biofeedback to decrease Torsional Loads. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  87. Zifchock, RA and Davis, IS. Kinetic Asymmetry in Female Runners with and without Retrospective Tibial Stress Fractures. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
  88. Davis, IS, Milner, CE and Hamill, J . Prospective Study of Rearfoot Mechanics in Runners who Develop Plantar Fasciitis. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  89. Willson, JD and Davis, IS. Clinical quantification of frontal plane knee angle: Correlation of 2D and 3D motion analysis. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  90. Dierks, TA, Davis, IS, and Hamill, J. Lower Extremity Joint Coupling in Runners who Develop Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Presented at the American American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  91. Milner, CE, Davis, IS And Hamill, J. Does Sustaining a Lower Extremity Stress Fracture alter Lower Extemity Mechanics in Runners? Presented at the American American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  92. Butler, RJ, Davis, IS, Royer, T, Crenshaw, S and Mika, ES. Differences in Frontal Plane Mechanics during Walking between Patients with Medial and Lateral Knee Presented at the American American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  93. Zifchock, RA, Davis, IS and Hillstom, H. Age and Gender Differences in Arch Height and Arch Stiffness. Presented at the American American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Portland, OR, September 2004.
  94. Davis, I, Milner, C and Hamill, J (2004). “Does increased loading during running lead to tibial stress fractures: A prospective study”. Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  95. Milner, C, Davis, I and Hamill, J (2004). “Is free moment related to tibial stress fractures in runners?”. Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  96. Pollard, C, Heiderscheidt, B, Davis, I and Hamill, J. “Influence of Gender on Lower Extremity Segment and Joint Coordination During an Unanticipated Cutting Maneuver .” Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  97. Willson, J. Ireland, ML, and Davis, I (2004). “The influence of lumbopelvic strength on lower extremity performance.” Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004
  98. Zifchock, R, Butler, R and Davis, I (2004). “Measured differences in arch height as a function of gender.” Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  99. Butler, R, Davis, I, Royer, T and Crenshaw, S (2004). “The effect of wedged orthotics on hip and ankle mechanics.” Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  100. Dierks, T. and Davis, I (2004). “Lower extremity joint coupling and patellofemoral pain during running.” Presented at the American College of Sportsmedicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IA, June, 2004.
  101. Crenshaw, S, Royer, T, Butler, R, and Davis, I “Laterally wedged insoles reduce knee pain during functional activities in subjects with medial knee osteoarthritis. Presented at the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Lexington, KY, April, 2004.
  102. Zifchock, RA, Davis, IS & Butler, RJ. Arch Height Differences between Genders and across Decades. Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  103. Milner, CE, Davis, IS And Hamill, J. Does Sustaining a Lower Extremity Stress Fracture alter Lower Extemity Mechanics in Runners? Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  104. Dierks, TA & Davis, IS. "Lower Extremity Joint Coupling and Patellofemoral Joint Pain in Runners" Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  105. Butler, R, Davis, I, Royer, T and Crenshaw, S. “The effect of wedged orthotics on hip and ankle mechanics.” Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  106. Willson, J. Ireland, ML, and Davis, I “The influence of lumbopelvic strength on lower extremity performance.” Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  107. Cashen, C, Mika, ES, Butler, RJ, Royer, T, & Davis, IS. "The Effect of the Laterally Wedgrd Orthosis on Knee Kinematics and Kinetics in Patients with Medial Knee OA" Presented at the annual CBER Research Day, University of Del., May, 2004.
  108. McClay Davis, I, Dierks, TA, and Ferber, R. Lower extremity mechanics in patients with patellofemoral joint pain: A prospective study. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  109. Gupta, R and McClay Davis, I. Lower extremity mechanics behind successful orthotic intervention in patients with anterior knee pain. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  110. Dierks, TA and McClay Davis, I. Discrete and continuous joint coupling during running. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  111. Butler, RJ, McClay Davis, I, Royer, T, Crenshaw, S and Mika, E. Toe-out effects frontal plane knee moments and angles in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  112. Crenshaw, S, Royer, T, McClay Davis, I, Mika, E and Butler, R. The effect of laterally wedged insoles on standing alignment. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  113. Richards, CJ, Card, K, Song, J, Hillstrom, H, Butler, R and McClay Davis, I. A novel arch height index measurement system (AHIMS): Intra- and inter-rater reliability. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Toledo, OH, September, 2003.
  114. McClay Davis, I, Ferber, R, Hamill, J and Pollard, CD. Rearfoot mechanics in competitive runners who had experienced plantar fasciitis. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg in Dunedin, New Zealand in July, 2003.
  115. Butler, RJ, McClay Davis, I, Royer, T, Crenshaw, S and Mika, ES. Acute effects of wedged orthoses on knee mechanics in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics mtg in Dunedin, New Zealand in July, 2003.
  116. Ferber, R, McClay Davis, I, Hamill, J and Pollard, CD. Prospective biomechanical investigation of Iliotibial band syndrome in competitive female runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003
  117. Willson, JD, McClay Davis, I and Ireland, ML. Relationship between hip strength and tbiofemoral valgus angle during single leg squats. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  118. Dierks, TA, McClay Davis, I, and Ferber, R. Gender differences in discrete joint coupling variables during running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  119. DeLeo, AT, Ferber, R, Mika, ES and McClay Davis, I. Comparison of rearfoot motion and comfort between custom and semi-custom oerthotics based on arch height. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  120. Butler, RJ, Ferber, R and McClay Davis, I. Gender differences in lower extremity stiffness during running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  121. Pollard, CD, Maclean, C, McClay Davis, I and Hamill, J. Knee joint kinematics during a single limb squat: Gender based differences in the collegiate soccer player. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  122. McClay Davis, I, Dierks, TA and Ferber, R. Gender differences in continuous joint coupling variables during running. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.
  123. Ferber, R, McClay Davis, I, Hamill, J. The effect of orthotics on lower extremity joint coupling. Variables associated with the incidence of lower extremity stress fractures. Presented at the World Congress of Biomechanics Mtg, Calgary, Canada, August, 2002.
  124. DeLeo, A, McClay Davis, I and Ferber, R. Custom and Semi-custom orthotic devices: A comparison of motion control and comfort. Presented at the World Congress of Biomechanics Mtg, Calgary, Canada, August, 2002.
  125. McClay Davis, I, Ferber, R, Dierks, T, Butler, R, and Hamill, J. Variables associated with the incidence of lower extremity stress fractures. Presented at the World Congress of Biomechanics Mtg, Calgary, Canada, August, 2002.
  126. Pollard CD, McClay IS, Hamill J. Multiple Lower Extremity Stress Fractures in a Female Division I Cross-Country Runner: A Case Study. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Boston, MA, February 2002.
  127. McCrory, JL, Quick , NE, Ballantyne, BT, and McClay Davis, I. Effects of a Dynamic Knee Othosis on Subject Kinematics during the Lateral Step-Up Exercise. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting in St. Louis, MO, June, 2002.
  128. Ferber, R, McClay Davis, I, Hamill, J,, Pollard, CD, and McKeown, KA. Kinetic Variables in Subjects with Previous Lower Extremity Stress Fractures.Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting in St. Louis, MO, June, 2002.
  129. Pollard, CD, McKeown, KA, Ferber, R, McClay Davis, I and Hamill, J. Selected Structural Characteristics of Female Runners with and without Lower Extremity Stress Fractures. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting in St. Louis, MO, June, 2002.
  130. Leetun, DT, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, BT and McClay, IS. Differences in Core Stability between Male and Female Collegiate Basketball Athletes as Measured by Trunk and Hip Performance. Presented at the ACL Research Retreat, Lexington, KY, April, 2001.
  131. Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, BT, Little, K and McClay, IS. A Radiographic Analysis of the Relationship between the Size and Shape of the Intercondylar Notch and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Presented at the ACL Research Retreat, Lexington, KY, April, 2001.
  132. Shapiro, R, Yates, J, McClay, I, and Ireland, ML. Male-Female Biomechanical Differences in Selected Landing Maneuvers. Presented at the ACL Research Retreat, Lexington, KY, April, 2001.
  133. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS, Hamill, J Effect of Orthotic Intervention and Strike Pattern on Tibial Shock in Runners. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics, Zurich, Switzerland, July, 2001.
  134. McClay, IS, Hughes, MA, Laughton, CA, Gupta, R. Effect of Soft Orthotics on Tibial Shock and Rearfoot Motion. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Baltimore, June, 2001.
  135. Manal, KT & McClay, IS. Errors in Estimating Tibial Translation during Natural Cadence Walking: Bone vs. Skin Mounted Tracking Markers. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Baltimore, June, 2001.
  136. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS, & J. Hamill. Effect of Foot Orthoses and Strike Pattern on Rearfoot Motion. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Baltimore, June, 2001.
  137. Ballantyne, BT, Leetun, D, Ireland, ML, & McClay, IS. Gender differences in core stability as measured by trunk and hip performance Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Baltimore, June, 2001.
  138. McCrory, JL, Quick, NE, Ballantyne, BT & McClay, IS. Effect of a Resistive Dynamic Knee Orthosis on Muscle Activations During the Lateral Step Up. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg, Baltimore, June, 2001.
  139. Laughton, CA and McClay, IS. Relationship between Loading Rates and Tibial Accelerometry in Forefoot Strike Runners. Presented at the Annual American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Chicago, IL, July, 2000.
  140. Williams, DS and McClay, IS. Lower Extremity Stiffness in Runners with High and Low Arches. Presented at the Annual American Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Chicago, IL, July, 2000.
  141. Manal, KT, McClay, IS, Richards, J and Stanhope, SJ. Effect of Marker Placement on Knee Joint Moments. Presented at the Canadian Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Montreal, July, 2000.
  142. Hamill, J, Heidersheidt, B, McClay, IS, Li, L. Influence of Strike Pattern on Lower Extremity Stiffness in Runners. Presented at the Canadian Society of Biomechanics Mtg, Montreal, July, 2000.
  143. Williams, DS and McClay, IS. Injury Patterns in Runners with Pes Cavus andPes Planus. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Indianapolis, IN, June, 2000.
  144. Sahte, V, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne BT and McClay, IS. Acute Effect of the Protonics System on Patellofemoral Alignment. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Indianapolis, IN, June, 2000.
  145. Ott, S, Ireland, ML, Ballantyne, BT and McClay, IS. Gender Differences in Functional Outcomes following ACL Reconstruction. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Indianapolis, IN, June, 2000.
  146. Williams, DS, McClay, IS & Laughton, CA. A Comparison of between day Reliability of Different Types of Lower Extremity Kinematic Variables in Runners. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics, October, 1999, Pittsburgh, PA.
  147. McClay, IS, Williams, DS & Laughton, CA. Can Gait be Retrained to Prevent Injury in Runners? Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics, October, 1999, Pittsburgh, PA.
  148. McClay, IS, Williams, DS and Baitch, S. The Effect of the Inverted Orthotic on Lower Extremity Mechanics. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics Mtg, August, 1999, Calgary, Canada.
  149. McClay, IS, & Williams, DS. Structure and Mechanics of Injured Twin Runners. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Seattle, WA, June, 1999.
  150. Wills, J & McClay, IS. Epidemiology of Extreme Sports. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Seattle, WA, June, 1999.
  151. Crook, S, Ballantyne, BT & McClay, IS. Reliability of a Functional Assessment Tool. Presented at the ACSM National Mtg in Seattle, WA, June, 1999.
  152. Laughton, CA, McClay, IS and Williams, DS. A Comparison of Methods of Obtaining a Negative Impression of the Foot. Presented at the National APTA Conference, Washington, DC, June, 1999.
  153. DS, McClay, IS. Reliability and Validity of Arch Characterizing Measurements. Presented at the Combined Sections Mtg of the APTA, Seattle, WA, February, 1999.
  154. McClay, IS, Williams, DS, and Manal, KT. Lower Extremity Mechanics of Runners with a Converted Forefoot Strike Pattern. NACOB, Chicago, IL, 1998.
  155. Manal, KT, McClay, IS et al. A Comparison of Surface Mounted Markers and Attachment Methods in estimating Tibial Rotations during Walking. Am. Soc. Biom. Mtg,,Clemson, SC, Oct, 1997.
  156. McClay, IS. The Relationship between Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury in Runners to be presented at the Whitaker Conference, Utah, August, 1996.
  157. McClay, IS & Manal, KT. A Comparison of Rearfoot and Knee Kinematics during Running between Excessive Pronators and Normals. Presented at the Canadian Orthopedic Research Society Meeting, Quebec City, May, 1996.
  158. McClay, IS & Manal, KT. Lower Extremity Kinematic Comparisons between Forefoot and Rearfoot Strikers. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Stanford, CA August, 1995.
  159. McClay, IS & Manal, KT Lower Extremity Kinetic Comparisons between Forefoot and Rearfoot Strikers. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Stanford, CA August, 1995.
  160. McClay, IS & Manal, KT Coupling Parameters in Runners who Pronate and Normals. Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, November, 1994.
  161. McClay, IS & Manal, KT (1995). A Comparison of Two- and Three-dimensional Lower Extremity Kinematics during Running between Pronators and Normals. (Presented at the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, November, 1994.
  162. McClay, IS, Cavanagh, PR, Sommer, HJ, & Kalenak, A: "Three-Dimensional Kinematics of the Patellofemoral Joint during Running". Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, October, 1991,Tempe, AZ.
  163. McClay, IS, Cavanagh, PR, Sommer, HJ, & Kalenak, A: "The Effect of Orthotic Treatment on Tibiofemoral and Patellofemoral Joint Kinematics". Physical Therapy, 71(6):S46-7, 1991.
  164. McClay, IS, Cavanagh, PR, Sommer, HJ, Woltring, HJ, & Kalenak, A: "Three-Dimensional Angular Kinematics of the Tibiofemoral Joint During Running". Proceedings of the International Symposium on 3-D Analysis of Human Movement, Montreal, July, 1991.
  165. Cavanagh, PR, Robinson, JR & McClay, IS: "Biomechanical Perspective of Stress Fractures in Professional Basketball Players". Med Sci Sport and Exercise 22:(2) S104, April, 1990.
  166. Woltring, HJ, McClay, IS, & Cavanagh, PR: "3-D Photogrammetric Camera Calibration without a Calibration Object." Abstract published in the Proceedings of the International Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, June, 1989.
  167. McClay, IS, Cavanagh, PR, & Kalenak, A: "Biomechanical Evaluation of the Injured Runner" Abstract published in the Proceedings of the East Coast Gait Conference, November, 1987.
  168. Brubaker, CE, McClay, IS, & McLaurin, CA: "Effect of Seat Position of Propulsion Efficiency." Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rehabilitation Engineering, 1984, pp. 134-138.
  169. Brubaker, CE, McClay, IS, & McLaurin, CA: "The Effect of Mechanical Advantage on Lever Propulsion Efficiency". Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Technology, 1983, pp. 122-124.

CONTINUING EDUCATION PRESENTATIONS (top)

  1. Evaluation and Treatment of the Inured Runner: 2 day course sponsored by Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA, March, 2008.
  2. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Runner: 2 day course sponsored by Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, Hummelstown, PA, February, 2008.
  3. Evaluation of the Injured Runner: 1 day course sponsored by the Maryland Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, Baltimore, MD, April, 2007.
  4. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, Hummelstown, PA, January, 2007.
  5. Biomechanics of Patellofemoral Disorders: 4 hour course sponsored by the Maryland Chapter of the APTA Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February, 2006.
  6. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, Hummelstown, PA, February, 2004.
  7. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by NovaCare Physical Therapy, Chicago, IL, January, 2004.
  8. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by NovaCare Physical Therapy, Raleigh, NC, September, 2003.
  9. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by NovaCare Physical Therapy, Alexandria, VA November, 2003.
  10. Biomechanic and Orthotic Treatment of the Foot and Ankle: 2 day course sponsored by Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, Harrisburg, PA, March, 2001.
  11. Foot and Ankle Biomechanics and Orthotic Therapy: 2 day course sponsored by NovaCare Physical Therapy, Philadelphia, March, 2000.
  12. Course on Orthotics: 2 day course presented to Foot Management, Inc, Ocean City, MD October, 2002
  13. The Lower Kinetic Chain: 2 day course sponsored by Foot Management, Inc, Ocean City, MD October, 1998.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (top)

  1. Davis, IS. "A Novel Approach to Evaluating and Treating the Runner with Patellofemoral Pain" Presented at the Invernational Olympic Committee and Advanced Team Physicaian Course, Stanford, CA, June, 2009.
  2. Davis, IS. "Video Gait Analysis: What can be Learned?" Presented at the Inernational Olympic Committee and Advanced Team Physician Course, Standford, CA, June, 2009.
  3. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining through the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Biomechanics Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, October, 2008.
  4. Davis, IS, Fellin, RA and Willy, R "Is Treadmill Running a Good Representation of Overground Running." Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Biomechanics Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, October, 2008.
  5. Davis, IS and Buchanaan, K "Relationship between Forefoot Position and Static Midfoot and Rearfoot Position: Testing Root Theory." Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Biomechanics Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, October, 2008.
  6. Davis, IS and Buchanaan, K "Relationship between Forefoot Position and Dynamic Midfoot and Rearfoot Position: Testing Root Theory." Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Biomechanics Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, October, 2008.
  7. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining through the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  8. Davis, IS "Comprehensive Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  9. Davis, IS "Abnormal Running Mechanics and Injury." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  10. Davis, IS "Pathomechanics of the Foot and Ankle." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  11. Davis, IS "Evaluation of the Injured Runner." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  12. Davis, IS "The Lower Quarter Exam." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, October, 2008.
  13. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining through the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute 25th Annual Symposium, Manchester, NH, Septmeber, 2008.
  14. Davis, IS "Relationship between Core Stability and Lower Extremity Function and Injury." Presented at the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute 25th Annual Symposium, Manchester, NH, Septmeber, 2008.
  15. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining though the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the Instituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy, June, 2008.
  16. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining though the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the Instituto Universitario di Scienze Motorie, Rome, Italy, June, 2008.
  17. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining though the use of Realtime Feedback: Altering the Fingerprint of Gait." Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
  18. Davis, IS "Realtime Feedback: Intervention for Gait Retraining". Presented in the Symposium "Motion Analysis: From Research Laboratory to Clinical Practice, Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, Nashville, TN, February, 2008.
  19. Davis, IS "A Biomechanical Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Tibial Stress Fractures." Presented at the Army Stress Fracture Reserch Meeting, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, February, 2008.
  20. Davis, IS "A Biomechanical Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Tibial Stress Fractures." Presented at the Symposium "Evidence-based Prevention and Treatment of Lower Extremity Stress Fracture," Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, Nashville, TN, february, 2008.
  21. Davis, IS "Evidenced-based Prevention and Treatment of Lower Extremity Stress Fractures", Combined Section Meeting of the APTA, Nashville, TN, February, 2008.
  22. Davis, IS "Relationship between Abnormal Running Mechanics and Injury." Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy institute National Sports Medicine Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, October, 2007.
  23. Davis, IS. "An Evidence-Based Lower Quarter Exam" Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy institute National Sports Medicine Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, October, 2007.
  24. Davis, IS. "Assessment of the Injured Runner". Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy institute National Sports Medicine Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, October, 2007.
  25. Davis, IS "Effect of Wedged Orthoses in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis. To be presented at the Pedorthic Association Mtg in San Antonio, Texas, November, 2007
  26. Davis, IS “Assessment of the Lower Quarter in Injured Runners” Presented at the Milwaukee School of Medicine Sports Medicine Meeting, Milwaukee, IL, March, 2007.
  27. Davis, IS “Visual Gait Analysis for the Injured Runner” Presented at the Milwaukee School of Medicine Sports Medicine Meeting, Milwaukee, IL, March, 2007.
  28. Davis, IS “The Use of Realtime Feedback for Gait Retraining in Runners” Presented at the University of Washington Medical School Running Medicine Meeting, Milwaukee, IL, March, 2007.
  29. Davis, IS “Running Right: Relationships between Injury and Mechanics” Presented at the University of Washington Medical School Running Medicine Meeting, Milwaukee, IL, March, 2007.
  30. Davis, IS “The Use of Realtime Feedback for Gait Retraining in Runners” Presented at the Hospital for Special Surgery, February, 2007.
  31. Davis, IS "Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Local, Distal and Proximal Factors" Presented at the Hospital for Special Surgery, February, 2007.
  32. Davis, IS, "Effect of Wedged Orthoses in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: An Update" Presented at the Hospital for Special Surgery, February, 2007.
  33. Davis, IS "Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Local, Distal and Proximal Factors" Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Mtg, Chicago, IL, December, 2006.
  34. Davis, IS, Barrios, J, Royer, Lloyd, C and Royer, T. "Effect of Wedged Orthoses in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: An Update" Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Mtg, Chicago, IL, December, 2006.
  35. Davis, IS "Evaluation of the Injured Runner" Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, October,, 2006
  36. Davis, IS " The Role of Core Stability in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury". Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, October, 2006
  37. Davis, IS ""Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point" Presented at the Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, October, 2006
  38. Davis, IS "Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point" Presented at the Natick Army Labs, Natick, MA, October, 2006.
  39. Davis, IS "The Use of Realtime Feedback for Gait Retraining in Runners." Grand Rounds, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, October, 2006
  40. Davis, IS "The Use of Realtime Feedback for Gait Retraining in Runners." Presented at the Symposium on Biomechanics in Rehabilitation, World Congress of Biomechancis, Munich, Germany, August, 2006.
  41. Davis, IS "Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point" Presented at the Symposium on Stress Fractures, American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Denver, CO, June, 2006
  42. Davis, IS "Gait Retraining in Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome" Presented at the International Patellofemoral Study Group Meeting, Boston, MA, May, 2006.
  43. Davis, IS "Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point" Presented at the University of Ohio, Department of Exercise Science, Toledo, OH, April, 2006.
  44. Davis, IS "Addressing the Hip in Patellofemoral Disorders". Presented at the Symposium on Patellofemoral Disorders, Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, San Diego, CA, February, 2006
  45. Davis, IS "Stress Fractures and Loading: The Tipping Point" Presented at the Virginia Tech University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, January, 2006.
  46. Davis, IS "The Role of Core Stability in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury". Presented at the FORUM Meeting, Las, Vegas, NV, January, 2006
  47. Davis, IS “The Dreaded Stress Fracture: Relationship to Mechanics”. Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Labs Association Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, November 2005
  48. Davis, IS “The Effect of Wedged Orthoses on Lower Extremity Mechanics and Function in Patients with Knee OA” Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Labs Association Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, November 2005
  49. Davis, IS “The Dreaded Stress Fracture: Relationship to Mechanics”. Keynote presented at the MidAtlantic ACSM Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, October, 2005.
  50. Davis, IS “Running Right: Relationships between Mechanics and Injury” Keynote presented at the Sports Medicine Australia Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, October, 2005
  51. Davis, IS “The Relationship between Core Stability and Lower Extremity Function and Injury. Presented at the Sports Medicine Australia Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, October, 2005
  52. Davis, IS “The Role of Hip Control in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury” Presented at the National Athletic Training Association Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 2005
  53. Davis, IS “The Role of Hip Control in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury” Presented at the American Orthopedic Association Meeting, Huntington Beach, CA, June 2005
  54. Davis, IS “The Role of Hip Control in Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury” Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Nashville, TN, May, 2005
  55. Davis, IS. "Is there a Right Way to Run: Relationships between Mechanics and Injury" Keynote presentation at the UK Sports Medicine Meeting, Nottingham, England, April 2005
  56. Davis, IS. “Case Studies in the Injured Runner” Keynote presentation at the UK Sports Medicine Meeting, Nottingham, England, April 2005
  57. Davis, IS “Observational Gait Analysis” Presentation at the Running Medicine Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, March, 2005
  58. Davis, IS "Is there a Right Way to Run: Relationships between Mechanics and Injury" Keynote presentation at the Running Medicine Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, March, 2005
  59. Davis, IS. “Stress Fractures: Study of Relationship between Mechanics and Injury” Presentation given at the Australian Institute for Sport, Canberra, Australia, February 2005.
  60. Davis, IS. “Foot Structure, Mechanics and Injury Risk” Keynote Presentation at the 2 nd International Foot and Ankle Symposium, Newark, DE, October 2004.
  61. Davis, IS. “The Effect of Laterally Wedged Foot Orthoses on Lower Extremity Mechanics of Patients with Medial Knee OA”. Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory of America (PFOLA) Mtg, Boston, MA, October, 2004.
  62. Davis, IS. “Is there a right way to run? Relationships between mechanics and injury” Presented at the and Science of Sports Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, June, 2004.
  63. Ireland, ML, Davis, IS, and Willson, J “The influence of lumbopelvic strength on lower extremity performance.” Presented at the International ACL Study Group Mtg, Sardinia, Italy, June, 2004
  64. Davis, IS. “Relationships between structure and mechanics” Presented at the and Science of Sports Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, June, 2004.
  65. Davis, IS & Hamill, J. "The Biomechanical Etiology of Stress Fractures in Female Runners. Presented at the United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine", May, 2004.
  66. Davis, IS. "Influence of Foot Biomechanics on Overuse Injuries of the Knee" Presented in the "Mechanisms of Knee Injuries: Implications for Prevention and Rehabilitation" Symposium. Combined Sections Mtg of the APTA, Nashville, TN, February, 2004
  67. Davis, IS. “Is there a right way to run? Relationships between mechanics and injury” Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Penn State University, January, 2004
  68. Davis, IS “A Research Update on Orthotic Intervention” Presented at the Research Symposium at the Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine, December, 2003
  69. Davis, IS “Foot and ankle case studies in runners” Presented at the Research Symposium at the Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine, December, 2003
  70. Davis, IS “Is there a right way to run? Relationships between mechanics and injury” Presented at the National Congress of Sports Medicine in Stavanger, Norway, November, 2003.
  71. Davis, IS “The Role of Core Stability in Lower Extremity Injuries” Presented at the University of MA seminar series, Amherst, MA, November, 2003.
  72. Davis, IS “Comparison of Comfort and Rearfoot Control between a Semicustom and Custom Foot Orthoses” Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory of America (PFOLA) Mtg, Las Vegas, NV, December 2003.
  73. Davis, IS “Biomechanical Considerations for Various Types of Foot Orthoses” Presented in the minisymposium titled “Clinical and Biomechanical Efficacy of Foot Orthoses” at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg in San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
  74. Davis, IS “Influence of Foot and Ankle Mechanics of Patellofemoral Joint Dysfunction: A Ground Up Biomechanical Perspective. Presented in the minisymposium titled “The Influence of Lower Quarter Mechanics on Patellofemoral Joint Dysfunction” at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg in San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
  75. Davis, IS “Case Studies in the Injured Runner” Presented at the Medical Aspects of Sports Medicine Mtg, University of Delaware, March, 2003.
  76. Davis, IS “Evidence for the Effect of Foot Orthoses on Lower Extremity Mechanics” Presented at Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine. February, 2003
  77. Davis, IS “The Relationship between Structure and Function in the Foot and Ankle”. Presented at the Foot Management Inc. Mtg, Ocean City, MD, October 2002
  78. Davis, IS “Normal and Abnormal Gait” Presented at the Foot Management Inc. Mtg, Ocean City, MD, October 2002
  79. Davis, IS “The Effect of the Inverted Orthotic on Lower Extremity Mechanics in Patients with Patellofemoral Joint Pain. Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory of America (PFOLA) Mtg, Montreal, Canada, October 2002.
  80. Davis, IS “Structural Deformities of the Foot: Assessment and Clinical Implications” Presented at the National Athletic Trainers Association Mtg, Dallas, TX, June,2002
  81. Davis, IS “Running Mechanics and Injury” Presented at the National Athletic Trainers Association Mtg, Dallas, TX, June,2002
  82. Davis, IS The Role of Core Instability in Lower Extremity Injuries” Symposium: ACL Injuries and the Gender Bias. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg in St. Louis, May, 2002.
  83. Davis, IS “Biomechanical Case Studies in Running Injuries” Symposium: Evidence for injury mechanisms in runners. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Mtg in St. Louis, May, 2002.
  84. Davis, IS "The Application of Biomechanics to Sports Medicine: Focus on Running Injuries" Keynote lecture at the Midwest Student Biomechanics Symposium, Normal, IL, March, 2002.
  85. Davis, IS "Core Instability and Lower Extremity Mechanics: Implications for Injury." Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Boston, MA, February, 2002.
  86. Davis, IS "An Update on the Mechanics behind the Success of Orthotic Intervention" Presented at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine research seminar series, Philadelphia, PA, February 2002.
  87. Davis, IS “An Update on Orthotic Research: What do Orthotics do?” Presented at the Biokinesiology Graduate Research Seminar Series at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Novemeber, 2001.
  88. Davis, IS "The Effect of the Inverted Orthotic on Lower Extremity Mechanics: An Update" Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, November, 2001
  89. Davis, IS "How Do Foot Orthotic Devices Influence Lower Extremity Mechanics. Presented at the Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, November, 2001
  90. McClay, IS "Selected Case Studies in Running Injuries" Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, San Antonio, TX, Feb, 2001.
  91. McClay, IS “Developing Standards in Epidemiological Research” Presented at the National ACSM Mtg in Indianapolis, June, 2000
  92. McClay, IS “Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury Patterns in High and Low Arch Runners”. Keynote lecture presented at the Foot and Ankle Research Retreat, Annapolis, MD, May,2000
  93. McClay, IS “Effect of the Inverted Orthotic on Rearfoot and Knee Mechanics” Presented at the 4th Annual John Weed Seminar, Palm Springs, CA, March, 2000 and the PFOLA meeting in Vancouver, BC, November 2000
  94. McClay, IS “Influence of foot, knee and hip coupling on patellofemoral mechanics” Symposium at the Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, New Orleans, LA, February, 2000 and at the National ACSM Mtg in Indianapolis, June, 2000, and the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, June, 2000.
  95. McClay, IS "Visual Gait Analysis in Runners" Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, June, 2000.
  96. McClay, IS “Injury Mechanisms in Runners” Keynote speaker at the Fifth IOC Congress on Sport Sciences, Sydney, Australia, November, 1999
  97. McClay, IS “Clinical Gait Analysis” Keynote speaker at the Fifth IOC Congress on Sport Sciences, Sydney, Australia, November, 1999.
  98. McClay, IS “Risk Factors in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries” Clinical Colloqium presented at the National ACSM Mtg, in Seattle, WA, June, 1999
  99. McClay, IS “Problem Solving the Injured Runner” Clinical Colloqium presented at the National ACSM Mtg, in Seattle, WA, June, 1999
  100. McClay, IS “Coupling between the Foot and the Knee in Runners” Presented at Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, October, 1999
  101. McClay, IS “Biomechanics of the Knee” Presented at Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, October, 1999
  102. McClay, IS “Physical Therapist to Marathoner - A Classical Tale of Overuse.” Presented at the Case Conference Seminar at the Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, Minneapolis, MN, June, 1998
  103. McClay, IS Eugene Michels Research Forum - “Instrumented versus Visual Gait Analysis in Clinical Assessments” Presented at the Combined Sections Mtg in Dallas, TX, Feb., 1997
  104. McClay, IS “Biomechanical Differences between Forefoot and Rearfoot Strikers” presented at the Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Nov. 1996.
  105. McClay, IS “Plantar Fasciitis:A Case Study” Presented at the Case Conference Seminar at the Annual Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association, Minneapolis, MN, June, 1996.
  106. McClay, IS "The Use of Motion Analysis in Physical Therapy". University of PA, Philadelphia, October, 1995.
  107. McClay, IS "The Patellofemoral Joint - Implications of the study of three-dimensional kinematics". Grand Rounds, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Hershey Medical Center, January, 1995.
  108. McClay, IS "What is Clinical Research". Keynote Address at Research Symposium, Shenandoah University, April, 1994.
  109. McClay, IS "Research in Foot and Ankle Biomechanics". Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, February, 1994
  110. McClay, IS "Biomechanical Assessment of Gait" Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1993
  111. McClay, IS "Closed Kinetic Chain Activities for the Foot and Ankle" Presented at the Foot and Ankle Seminar for HealthSouth in Orlando, FL, February, 1993, Phoenix, AZ, March, 1993, St. Louis, MO, April, 1993 and for Foot Mgt, Inc in Ocean City, MD in October, 1994 and April, 1996.
  112. McClay, IS "Normal Structure and Gait". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1992, and at the Symposium on the Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity, NATA, Denver, CO, February, 1992.
  113. McClay, IS "Abnormal Structure and Gait". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1992, and at the Symposium on the Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity, NATA, Denver, CO, February, 1992 and for Foot Mgt, Inc in Ocean City, MD in October, 1994 and April, 1996.
  114. McClay, IS "The Biomechanical Evaluation of the Injured Runner". Presented at the Medical Symposium of the Penn Relays, April, 1992, The Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1998 and the East Coast Gait Conference, Bethesda, Md, November, 1997
  115. McClay, IS "Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1991
  116. McClay, IS "Relationship between Mechanics and Running Injuries". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1991.
  117. McClay, IS "Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Patellofemoral Joint". Presented at the Sports Physical Therapy Meeting, Orlando, Fla. December, 1990
  118. McClay, IS "Relationship between Structure and Function in Patellofemoral Disorders". Presented at the Sports Physical Therapy Meeting, Orlando, Fla. December, 1990
  119. McClay, IS "Normal and Abnormal Running Mechanics". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va. June, 1990
  120. McClay, IS "Biomechanical Perspective of Stress Fractures in Professional Basketball Players". Presented at the Annual Meeting of the NBA Physicians, West Palm Beach, Fl, November, 1988.
  121. McClay, IS "The Biomechanics of Patellofemoral Disorders". Presented at the Arts and Science of Sports Medicine Conference, Charlottesville, Va., June, 1988.
  122. McClay, IS "Biomechanical Profile of Elite Woman Distance Runners". Presented at the Dogwood Festival Pre-race Conference, Atlanta, GA, July, 1988.

SERVICE (top)

  • Societies
    • American Society of Biomechanics
      • Past-President, 2009-2010
      • President, 2008-2009
      • President-Elect, 2007-2008
      • Program Chair, 2005-2006
      • Abstract Reviewer, Annual ASB Mtg, Chicago, IL, July 2000
      • Membership Committee, 1997-2001
      • Scientific Committee for the Third International Symposium on 3-D Analysis of Human Movement, Stockholm, Sweeden, 1994
      • Member, 1984-Present
    • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
      • Orthopedic, Research and Sports Sections Member
      • Chairperson of Research Committee of the Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group, 1997-present
    • American College of Sports Medicine, Fellow
      • Chair of Biomechanics Interest Group of the American College of Sports Medicine, 2008-2009
      • Co-chair of Biomechanics Interest Group of the American College of Sports Medicine, 2005-2009
      • Abstract Reviewer, 2009-present
      • Fellow, 2001-present
      • Member, 1992-present
    • International Society of Biomechanics
      • Member, 1992-present
      • Scientific Committee for the Third International Symposium on 3-D Analysis of Human Movement, Stockholm, Sweden, 1994
  • Advisory
    • Director of Research, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute 2004-present
    • Director of Research, Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute, 1997-2004
    • Medical Consultant for Runner's World, 1995-present
  • International PhD Examiner
    • Natalie Collins - "Foot Orthoses in Anterior Knee Pain". University of Queensland, Australia, 2009.
    • Regan Emile Arendse - "The Application of Clinical Gait Analysis to Running Injuries" University of Cape Town, 2005
    • Jacquline Alderman " Development of a numerically based lower limb model: Its use in the assessment of patellofemoral pain in female runners" University of Western Australia, 2005
  • Editorial Board
    • Clinical Biomechanics, 1999-present
    • Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 1996-1997
    • Journal of Applied Biomechanics 1997-1999
  • Reviewer
    • Journal of Biomechanics
    • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
    • Foot and Ankle, International
    • Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
    • Journal of Applied Biomechanics
    • British Journal of Sports Medicine
    • Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy
  • Review Panels
    • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Science (MRS) Study Section Member, NIH, February, 2010.
    • Grant Review Committee, Orthopedic Section, APTA Research February, 2009.
    • Review panel: Grants for Injury Control Research Centers (ICRC). Center for Disease Controls, Chaired by Keith Kaufman, Atlanta, GA, November, 2009.
  • NIH Panels
    • Invited Participant to the "Working Conference on Gait Analysis in Rehabilitation Medicine" National Institutes for Health, September, 1996
    • NIH study section on Musculoskeletal Modeling, Chaired by Peter Cavanagh, November, 2003
  • Other
    • Organizing Chair of the "Delaware Priorities Conference: Building Transdomain Bridges to Translational Research in Biomechanics. To be held at the University of Delaware, June, 2010.
    • Organizing Chair of the "Patellofemoral Joint Research Retreat: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Local, Proximal and Distal Factors". To be held in Baltimore, MD, April, 2009.
    • Organizing Committee, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute National Sports Medicine Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, October 2006, 2007
    • Organizing Chair for Research Retreat - Measurement of Foot Motion: Forward and Inverse Dynamic Models, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, April, 2004
    • Organizing Chair for Research Retreat - ACL Injuries: The Gender Bias. Lexington, KY, April 2001, 2003, 2006
    • Organizing Chair for Research Retreat - Static and Dynamic Classification of the Foot. Annapolis, MD, May, 2000
    • Organizing Committee, Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute National Sportsmedicine Conference, Hilton Head, SC, 1996-1999
    • Doctoral Research Advisory Committee (grant reviews), American Physical Therapy Association, 1995-1997

STUDENTS & TRAINEES (top)

Advisor

(Current) Becky Fellin

PhD

Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Comparison of lower extremity kinematics between overground and treadmill running

(Current) Rich Willy

PhD

Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Comparison of ground reaction forces between overground and treadmill running

(Current) Allison Altman

PhD

Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Comparison of lower extremity kinematics between single belt and split-belt treadmill walking

2009 Brian Noehren PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Gait retraining in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome
2009 Joaquin Barrios PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Gait retraining in individuals with genu varus and at risk for medial knee OA
2008 Philip Crowell PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Comparison of lower extremity kinematics between single belt and split-belt treadmill walking
2007 Becky Avrin Zifchock PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: Assessment of reduction in tibial loads as a result of gait retraining in individuals at risk for tibial stress fracturesnics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Research Focus: The effects of antrhopometric, strength, kinetic, and kinematic asymmetry on injury patterns; the difference in rearfoot motion of runners when they wear custom orthotic, semi-custom orthotics, and no orthotics.
2007 John Willson PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Analysis of the relationship between core stability and lower extremity injury in athletes, hip strength in females with and without patellofemoral pain, and comparison of outcomes between males and females following ACL reconstruction.
2005 Tracy Dierks PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Dissertation: Kinematics and joint coupling in runners with patellofemoral pain during a prolonged run
Current Appointment: Assistant Professor at Indiana University in the Department of Physical Therapy
2005 Rob Butler PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Dissertation: Interaction of arch type and footwear on running mechanics
Current Appointment: Dr. Butler is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.
2005 Clare Milner PhD Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Delaware
Primarily responsible for the coordination of the dual-site prospective research project investigating running injuries in competitive female runners.
Current Appointment: Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in the Department of Sport, Exercise, and Leisure Studies.
2003 Rachna Gupta MS, PT Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Thesis: Lower extremity mechanics behind successful orthotic intervention in patients with anterior knee pain
Current Appointment: Rachna is currently practicing Physical Therapy at a clinic in Michigan.
2003 Reed Ferber PhD, CAT (C), ATC Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Delaware
Primarily responsible for the coordination of the dual-site prospective research project investigating running injuries in competitive female runners.
Current Appointment: University of Calgary Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Human Performance Laboratory. Dr. Ferber also owns and operates the Running Injury Clinic in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This clinical service is designed to help prevent lower extremity injuries in walkers and runners and to also understand the cause and optimize the treatment of injuries.
2003 Allison DeLeo MPT Physical Therapy, University of Delaware
Thesis: A comparison of rearfoot motion control and comfort in custom and semi-custom orthotic devices
Current Appointment: Ali is currently working in a physical therapy clinic in Delaware.
2001 Carrie Laughton MS Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware
Thesis: Orthotic Intervention: Rearfoot motion and lower extremity shock in rearfoot and forefoot strike patterns
Current Appointment: Motion Analysis Laboratory at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. Her work involves researching gait and postural control in children with cerebral palsy and the effects of gait training using functional electrical stimulation on gait mechanics. Some of her time is also spent testing and interpreting gait data for children with orthopedic problems.
2000 Blaise Williams PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences, University of Delaware Dissertation: Lower Extremity Mechanics and Injury Patterns in Runners with Pes Cavus and Pes Planus
Current Appointment: Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at East Caroline University
1996 Kurt Manal PhD Biomechanics and Movement Sciences , University of Delaware
Dissertation: Comparison of surface mounted markers and attachment methods in estimating tibial rotations during walking
Current Appointment: Director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and faculty member in Biomechanics and Movement Science; active in Dr. Davis' lab by developing software for data processing.

COURSES TAUGHT (top)

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