jocelyn hafer


Jocelyn F. Hafer

Assistant Professor

Office Location:
338 Tower at STAR

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms responsible for the changes in gait that occur in response to aging, exercise, and pathology or injury
  • The role of muscle and gait adaptations in knee osteoarthritis risk
  • Understanding the impact of daily or long-term activity in chronic gait changes
  • Development of methods to quantify real-world activity and gait behavior using wearable sensors


  • B.S. Michigan State University, Physiology

  • M.A. Columbia University Teacher’s College, Applied Exercise Physiology

  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst, Kinesiology – Biomechanics

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Michigan, Kinesiology


  • KAAP 440-010: Gait Analysis Applications