BYU Biomechanics

Dr. Sarah Ridge
Dr. Ridge’s research focuses on the effect of repetitive impacts in sports. Currently, she is working on measuring the forces figure skaters experience each time they land a jump. Additionally, she is researching the effectiveness of minimalist shoes for runners.
Dr. Matt Seeley
Dr. Seeley’s research focuses on the neuromechanical effects of joint pain during human movement. Specifically, he is trying to better understand how knee joint pain might independently influence the progression of chronic knee joint disease such as medial compartment knee osteoarthritis.
Dr. Iain Hunter
Dr. Hunter's research focuses on track and field technique. Most of his projects have dealt with running economy and steeplechase racing. He works closely with USA Track and Field in helping elite athletes improve performance.