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James G. Richards

James G. Richards

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
234 Hullihen Hall
302-831-7029
jimr@udel.edu

 

 

 


Professional Experience

  • 2003-present, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    Distinguished Professor, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
  • 2008-209, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
    Deputy Dean, College of Health Sciences.
  • 2005-2008, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
    Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences.
  • 1996-present, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
    Professor, Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences
  • 1994-1999, University of Delaware, Newark,
    Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomechanics and Movement Sciences.
  • 1985-1996, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
    Associate Professor, Director of Biomechanics Laboratory,
    College of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation.
  • 1980-1985, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
    Assistant Professor, College of Physical Education, Athletics,
    and Recreation.
  • 1979-1980, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
    Research Assistant, School of HPERD.
  • 1976-1978, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    Teaching Assistant, Department of Physical Education.

Links to Presentations

Courses

Recent Publications

  • Breuning, D., Cooney, K., Beczek, F., and J. Richards. “Measured and Estimated Ground Reaction Forces for Multisegment Foot Models”, Journal of Biomechanics, In Press.

  • Morrison, K., Hudson, D., Davis, I., Richards, J., Royer, T., Dierks, T., and T. Kaminski, "Plantar Pressure Distributions During a Running Gait in Subjects with Chronic Ankle Instability", Foot & Ankle International, In Press.

  • Ugyur, M., Richards, J., Jaric, S., de Freitas, P., and D. Barlow, "Kinematics and kinetics of unanticipated misstep conditions: Femoral fracture implications in the elderly", Journal of Biomechanics, 42(9), 2009, pp 1241-1245.
  • Niiler, T., Miller, F., and J. Richards, "Concurrent surgeries are a factor in predicting success of rectus transfer outcomes", Gait and Posture, 26(1), 2008, pp 76-81.
  • Schell, K., Farquhar, W., and J. Richards, "The Effects Of Anatomical Structures On Adult Forearm And Upper Arm Non-Invasive Blood Pressures", Blood Pressure Monitoring, 12(1), 2007, pp17-22.
  • Carter, A., Kaminski, T., Douex, A., Knight, C., and J. Richards, “Effects of High Volume Upper Extremity Plyometric Training on Throwing Velocity and Functional Strength Ratios of the Shoulder Rotators in Collegiate Baseball Players”, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 21(1), 2007, pp208-215.
  • Crenshaw, S. and J Richards, "A method for analyzing joint symmetry and normalcy, with an application to analyzing gait", Gait and Posture, 24, 2006, pp515-521.
  • Bruening, D. and J. Richards, "The Effects of Articulated Figure Skates On Jump Landing Forces", Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 22(4), 2006, pp285-295.
  • Crenshaw, S., Royer, T., Richards, J., and D. Hudson, "Gait variability in people with Multiple Sclerosis", Multiple Sclerosis, 12, 2006, pp613-619.
  • Hudson, D., Richards, J. and T. Royer, "Ultrasound measurements of torsion in the tibia and femur", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 88, Jan 2006, pp138-143.
  • Hicks, J. and J. Richards, "Clinical applicability of using spherical fitting to find hip joint centers", Gait and Posture, 22(2), 138-145, 2005.
  • Bruening, D. and J. Richards, "Optimal ankle axis for articulated boots". Sports Biomechanics, 4(2), 215-225, 2005.
  • Manal, K., McClay, I., Richards, J., Galinat, B., and S. Stanhope, "Knee moment profiles during walking: errors due to soft tissue movement of the shank and the influence of the reference coordinate system", Gait and Posture, 15, 2002, pp10-17.
  • Waninger, K., Richards, J., Pan, W., Shay, A., and M. Shindle, "An Evaluation of Head Mocement in Backboard-Immobilized Helmeted Football, Lacrosse, and Ice Hockey Players", Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 11(2):82-86, 2001.
  • Niiler, T., Richards, J., Miller, F., and Royer, T., "Determining the Limitations in Neural Network Gait Predictions Using a Web Based Clinical Survey", Gait and Posture, 13(3):278-279, 2001.
  • Manal, K., McClay, I., Stanhope, S., Richards, J., and Galiant, B., "Comparison of Surface Mounted Markers and Attachment Methods in Estimating Tibial Rotations During Walking: an in vivo Study",Gait and Posture,11 (2000), 38-45.
  • Schuyler, J., Miller, F.,Herzog, R., Castagno, P.,Lennon, N., and Richards, J.,"Predicting Changes in Kinematics of Gait Relating to Age and Velocity", Proceddings,5th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Rochester, MN, March, 2000.
  • Lennon, N.,Castagno, P.,Schuyler,J., Herzog,R., Richards,J., and Miller, F.,"Identifying Trends in Lower Extremity PROM and Relationships between Static Measures and Gait Patterns in Typically Developing Children", Proceedings, 5th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Rochester, MN, March, 2000.
  • Niiler,T., Miller,F., Castagno,P., Herzog,R., Schuyler,J., Richards,J., and Lennon, N.,"Predicting Variations in Kinetics and Kinematics of Normal Gait",Proceedings,5th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Rochester, MN, March, 2000.
  • Richards, J.,"The Measurement of Human Motion: A Comparison of Commercially Available Systems", Human Movement Sciences, vol 18,1999.

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