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Hyung Suk Yang

Hyung Suk Yang

Assistant Professor

KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (KSM)

SCSC-A311F

Phone: (605) 658-5626

Email: HS.Yang@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Exercise Physiology, Research Method, Laboratory Techniques


Research Interests:

Investigating factors that alter or impede various aspects of gait such as walking, running, and landing, especially as related to clinical applications and health disparities


Education:

  • Ph D, Rehabilitation Sciences-Clinical Biomechanics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2017
  • MS, Kinesiology-Biomechanics, Texas Tech University, 2012
  • BPE, Sports Science, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, 2009

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Yang, Hyung Suk, James, C. R., Atkins, Lee T., Sawyer, Steven F., Sizer, Phillip S., Jr., Kumar, Neeraj A., and Kim, Jongyeol. Effects Of Arm Weight On Gait Performance In Hemiparetic Stroke And Healthy Subjects, 705-705. Vol. 51, Iss. 6. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 2019.
  • Atkins, Lee T., James, C. R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, Phillip S., Jr., Brismee, Jean-Michel, Sawyer, Steven F., and Powers, Christopher M.. Changes in patellofemoral pain resulting from repetitive impact landings are associated with the magnitude and rate of patellofemoral joint loading, 31-36. Vol. 53. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.02.006)
  • Atkins, Lee T., James, C. R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, Phillip S., Jr., Brismee, Jean-Michel, Sawyer, Steven F., and Powers, Christopher M.. Changes in patellofemoral pain resulting from repetitive impact landings are associated with the magnitude and rate of patellofemoral joint loading (vol 53, pg 31, 2018), 151-151. Vol. 54. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.018)
  • Yang, Hyung Suk, James, C. R., Atkins, Lee T., Sawyer, Steven F., Sizer, Phillip S., Jr., Kumar, Neeraj A., and Kim, Jongyeol. Effects of arm weight on gait performance in healthy subjects, 40-47. Vol. 60. HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2018.05.003)
  • Brady, Heidi A., James, C. R., Dendy, Doug W., Irwin, Tangi A., Swiacki, Colleen A., Thompson, Leslie D., Camp, Tammy M., Yang, Hyung Suk, and Cooper, Kinyata J.. Gait and Gross Motor Improvements in a Two-Year-Old Child With Arthrogryposis After Hippotherapy Intervention Using a Norwegian Fjord, 15-18. Vol. 67. JOURNAL OF EQUINE VETERINARY SCIENCE, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2018.02.003)
  • Scott, Ramonica, Yang, Hyung Suk, James, C. R., Sawyer, Steven F., and Sizer Jr, Phillip S.. Volitional Preemptive Abdominal Contraction and Upper Extremity Muscle Latencies During D1 Flexion and Scaption Shoulder Exercises, 1181-1189. Vol. 53, Iss. 12. JOURNAL OF ATHLETIC TRAINING, 2018. (DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-255-17)
  • Gonzales, Joaquin U., James, C. R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Jensen, Daniel, Atkins, Lee, Al-Khalil, Kareem, and O'Boyle, Michael. Carotid flow pulsatility is higher in women with greater decrement in gait speed during multi-tasking, 271-276. Vol. 54. GAIT & POSTURE, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.03.024)
  • Gonzales, Joaquin U., Kim, Youngdeok, Yang, Hyung Suk, Jensen, Daniel, Atkins, Lee, and James, C. R.. Lap Time Variation Predicts Task Error During Dual-Task Walking In Cognitively Healthy Women, 173-173. Vol. 49, Iss. 5. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 2017. (DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000517304.47571.38)
  • James, C. R., Atkins, Lee T., Yang, Hyung Suk, Dufek, Janet S., and Bates, Barry T.. Prediction of calcaneal bone competence from biomechanical accommodation variables measured during weighted walking, 37-45. Vol. 56. HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2017.10.016)
  • Yang, Hyung Suk, Atkins, Lee T., and James, C. R.. Examination of stride-to-stride independence of selected lower extremity kinematic and temporal variables during treadmill walking, 212-216. Vol. 50. GAIT & POSTURE, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.09.010)
  • Yang, Hyung Suk, Atkins, Lee T., Jensen, Daniel B., and James, C. R.. Effects of constrained arm swing on vertical center of mass displacement during walking, 430-434. Vol. 42, Iss. 4. GAIT & POSTURE, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.07.010)
  • James, C. R., Atkins, Lee T., Yang, Hyung Suk, Dufek, Janet S., and Bates, Barry T.. Kinematic and ground reaction force accommodation during weighted walking, 327-337. Vol. 44. HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2015.10.004)
  • Gonzales, Joaquin U., Kim, Youngdeok, Yang, Hyung Suk, Jensen, Daniel, Atkins, Lee, and James, C. R.. Lap Time Variation Predicts Task Error During Dual-Task Walking In Cognitively Healthy Women, 173-173. Vol. 47, Iss. 5. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 2015.

Awards and Honors:

  • Faculty Excellence Award Nomination, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 2020
  • Faculty Excellence Award Nomination, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 2019

Presentations:

  • Natesan, K, Drusch, A S., Garcia, L, Hooper, T, Kublawi, M, Brismee, J, Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, P S.. Effect of volitional preemptive abdominal contraction on superficial multifidus response during a unipodal lower extremity reach task in healthy subjects. Presented at the Student Research Week, Lubbock, TX. (March 2020)
  • Cooper, K J., Garcia, L, Kunkel, B, Drusch, A S., Hooper, T, Kublawi, M, Brismee, J, Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, P S.. Effect of executive cognitive distraction on sustaining a volitional preemptive abdominal contraction during a unipodal functional movement in healthy subjects. Presented at the Endowed Lecture Series Symposium, Lubbock, TX. (October 2019)
  • Drusch, A S., Garcia, L, Cooper, K J., Hooper, T, Kublawi, M, Brismee, J, Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, P S.. Effect of volitional preemptive abdominal contraction on superficial multifidus response during a unipodal lower extremity reach task in healthy subjects. Presented at the Endowed Lecture Series Symposium, Lubbock, TX. (October 2019)