Grants and Contracts

Current Projects

A study of the effects of three falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older adults
Principal Investigator: Drew Smith, PhD
Co-Investigators: Stephen Hill, PhD (MARC), Rolando Lazaro, PhD, PT (PT), Gail Widener, PhD, PT
Ciara Cox, PhD (OT), Kate Hayner, PhD (OT), David Chang, MD (ABSMC), Sue Elderkin PT (ABSMC)
Mary Cafarella-Ake (ABSMC)

A study of the effect of custom-made foot orthotics on anterior cruciate ligament of the knee
Co-investigators: Stephen Hill, PhD and Mark Razzante, DPM
Departments: MARC, California School of Podiatric Medicine (CSPM)
Students: Christian Curry and Yen Tran, (2nd year DPM students)
Funding: SMU Seed Grant

 The impact of maximalist running shoes on lower extremity kinematics and kinetics during walking and running compared to neutral running shoe
Principal Investigator:  Cherri S. Choate DPM (CSPM)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)
Funding: SMU Seed Grant

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Foot Type and Static Pedobarography in Adolescent Female Gymnasts
Ashmi Patel, Lena Sun (3rd year DPM students)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)

An investigation comparing upright quiet standing and handstand activities using electromyography and 3D motion capture analysis 
Jaimie Harrow, 3rd year Doctor of Physical Therapy Student
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)

Concurrent validity and reliability of 2D motion analysis for running gait measures using 3D systems
Derek Yang (Masters student), Vanessa Yingling, PhD,  (CSU East Bay)
Drew Smith, PhD and Stephen Hill, PhD  (MARC)

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Grants

Year AwardedTitleAmount ($)Investigators
2015A study of the effects of three falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older adults44,893Smith, Hill, Widener, Lazaro, Hayner, Cox, Chang, Elderkin & Cafarella-Ake
2015The efficacy of custom foot orthoses in the protection from non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injuries at the knee4,970Hill, Razzante, West, Curry & Tran

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contracts

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