John H. Challis

 John Challis

Professor of Kinesiology

Contact Information

29K Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802

814-863-3675

(fax) 814-863-4755

jhc10@psu.edu

sites.psu.edu/johnhenrychallis/

Education

Ph.D., 1991, Biomechanics, Loughborough University of Technology, UK

Research Interests

Measurement and simulation modeling of the human musculo-skeletal system, with the aim of examining the role, function, and coordination of muscle in vivo. Development of improved biomechanical measurement protocols. 

Specializations

  • Measurement and simulation modeling of the human musculo-skeletal system
  • Examination of human segmental inertial properties
  • Development of improved biomechanical measurement protocols

Selected Publications

Domire, Z. J., & Challis, J. H. (2015). Maximum height and minimum time vertical jumping. Journal of Biomechanics (in press)

Infantolino, B., & Challis, J. (2014). Measuring Subject Specific Muscle Model Parameters of the First Dorsal Interosseous In Vivo. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s10439-014-1002-z

Challis, J. H., Winter, S. L., & Kuperavage, A. J. (2012). Comparison of male and female lower limb segment inertial properties. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(15), 2690-2692.

Challis, J. H. (2011). An induced acceleration index for examining joint couplings. J Biomech, 44(12), 2320-2322.

Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior