Hyung Suk Yang

Assistant Professor

KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (KSM)

SCSC-A311F

Phone: (605) 658-5626

Email: HS.Yang@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Biomechanics, 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:

  • Adult CPR/AED, American Red Cross

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., Lee, L T., Sawyer, S F., Sizer, P S., Kumar, N A., and Kim, J. Effects of arm weight on gait performance in healthy subjects, 40-47. Vol. 60. Human Movement Science, 2018. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2018.05.003)
  • Atkins, L T., James, C R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, Jr, P S., Brismee, J M., Sawyer, S F., and Powers, C M.. Corrigendum to "Changes in patellofemoral pain resulting from repetitive impact landings are associated with the magnitude and rate of patellofemoral joint loading" [Clin. Biomech. 53 (2018) 31-36]., 151. Vol. 54. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon), 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.018)
  • Atkins, L T., James, C R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Sizer, Jr, P S., Brismee, J M., Sawyer, S F., and Powers, C 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 (Bristol, Avon), 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.02.006)
  • James, C R., Atkins, L T., Yang, Hyung Suk, Dufek, J S., and Bates, B T.. Prediction of calcaneal bone competence from biomechanical accommodation variables measured during weighted walking., 37-45. Vol. 56, Iss. Pt B. Human Movement Science, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2017.10.016)
  • Brady, H A., James, C R., Dendy, D W., Swiacki, C A., Irwin, T A., Thompson, L D., Camp, T M., Yang, Hyung Suk, and Cooper, K J.. Gait and gross motor improvements in a two-year-old child with arthrogryposis after hippotherapy intervention using a Norwegian Fjord, 56. Vol. 52. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2017.03.049)
  • Gonzales, J U., James, C R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Jensen, D, Atkins, L, Al-Khalil, K, and O'Boyle, M. 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)
  • Gonzales, J U., James, C R., Yang, Hyung Suk, Jensen, D, Atkins, L, Thompson, B J., Al-Khalil, K, and O'Boyle, M. Different cognitive functions discriminate gait performance in younger and older women: A pilot study., 89-95. Vol. 50. Gait & Posture, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.08.021)
  • Yang, Hyung Suk, Atkins, L 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)
  • James, C R., Atkins, L T., Yang, Hyung Suk, Dufek, J S., and Bates, B T.. Kinematic and ground reaction force accommodation during weighted walking., 327-37. Vol. 44. Human Movement Science, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2015.10.004)
  • Yang, Hyung Suk, Atkins, L T., Jensen, D B., and James, C R.. Effects of constrained arm swing on vertical center of mass displacement during walking., 430-4. Vol. 42, Iss. 4. Gait & Posture, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.07.010)
  • Scott, R, Yang, Hyung Suk, James, C R., Sawyer, S F., and Sizer, P S.. Volitional preemptive abdominal contraction effects upper extremity muscle latencies during D1 flexion and scaption shoulder exercises. Journal of Athletic Training (In Press).
  • Brady, H A., James, C R., Dendy, D W., Irwin, T A., Swiacki, C A., Thompson, L D., Camp, T M., Yang, Hyung Suk, and Cooper, K J.. Gait and gross motor improvements in a two-year-old child with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital after hippotherapy intervention. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science (In Press).

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Oral Presentation Award, South Central American Society of Biomechanics, 2014