Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone: 678-839-6194 | Fax: 678-839-6195

Email:  jeffj@westga.edu

Office: Coliseum 2107




Biography

Dr. Johnson joined the University of West Georgia in summer 2004. Dr. Johnson has been an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) since 1992 and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) since 2004. Dr. Johnson has presented research at the annual conferences for each of these organizations and at regional and state conferences as well. Dr. Johnson’s research interests include sport performance enhancement, pathological gait, and strategies to decrease the obesity epidemic.

Education/Degrees

  • B.S., Health and Physical Education, Georgia State University, 1988
  • M.S., Sports Medicine (Biomechanics), Georgia State University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Sport Science (Biomechanics), Georgia State University, 2001

Courses Taught

  • Summer 2014
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N01
  • Spring 2014
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N01
    • PHED-2604 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) Section: 01
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N01
  • Fall 2013
    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-3625 (Motor Behavior) Section: 01
    • PHED-4605 (Applied Biomechanics) Section: 01
  • Summer 2013
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
  • Spring 2013
    • PHED-2604 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) Section: 01
    • PHED-4501 (Contemporary Health Issues) Section: 01

Selected Publications

  • Limroongreungrat, W., Wang, Y., Chang, L., Geil, M., & Johnson, J. (2009). Technical note: An instrumented wheel system for measuring 3-D pushrim kinetics during racing wheelchair propulsion. Research in Sports Medicine, 17, 182-194. The purpose of this s [ View Publication ]
  • Cobb, S. C., Tis, L. L., Johnson, J. T., Wang, Y. T., Geil, M. D., & McCarty, F. A. (2009). The effect of low-mobile foot posture on multi-segment medial foot model gait kinematics. Gait and Posture, 30, 334-339. [ View Publication ]
  • Johnson, J. (2007, June). Gait related ground reaction forces in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disorder: A family case study. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA - Refereed Oral Prese [ View Publication ]
  • Johnson, J., Johnson, B., Moore, G., Doyle, J., Higbie, E., Tis, L. (2006, February). The effect of biofeedback on trunk posture during the lowering phase of lifting. Presentation at the SEACSM Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC – Refereed Oral Presentation [ View Publication ]