Associate Professor

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, work-family conflict, 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
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: E01
    • PHED-2604 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) Section: E01
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
    • PHED-2604 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) Section: 91
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N91
    • PHED-4603 (Adv. Concpt Personal Training) Section: 01
    • PHED-4631 (Prev/Care of Fit. & Sport Inj.) Section: 01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • 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
    • PHED-3625 (Motor Behavior) Section: 01
    • PHED-4501 (Contemporary Health Issues) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N01
    • PHED-4603 (Adv. Concpt Personal Training) Section: 01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N91
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
    • 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
    • PHED-4603 (Adv. Concpt Personal Training) Section: 01
    • PHED-4631 (Prev/Care of Fit. & Sport Inj.) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N03
    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-4500 (Personal & Comm Health Issues) Section: 01
    • PHED-4605 (Applied Biomechanics) Section: 01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N01
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02
    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-3625 (Motor Behavior) Section: 01
    • PHED-4605 (Applied Biomechanics) Section: 01

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • 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 Sections

    • 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 Sections

    • PHED-2603 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) Section: 01
    • PHED-3625 (Motor Behavior) Section: 01
    • PHED-4605 (Applied Biomechanics) Section: 01

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N02

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • PHED-2604 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) Section: 01
    • PHED-4501 (Contemporary Health Issues) Section: 01
  • Publication List

    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

    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.

    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

    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