Jonathan Dingwell

Jonathan Dingwell

Professor


Exercise Science

Email
jdingwell@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: BEL 536

Phone
512-232-1782

Fax
512-471-3845

Web
Nonlinear Biodynamics Lab

Courses of Instruction
KIN 326K:  “Biomechanical Analysis of Movement”
KIN 395 (Topic 59):  “Biomechanics in Clinical Settings”
KIN 395 (Topic 63): “Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics in Biological Systems”

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1415
UT Mail Code: D3700

Full Vita
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Profile

Dr. Dingwell researches the biomechanics, dynamics and neuromuscular control processes that govern complex adaptive human movements with a primary focus on improving human health. Current efforts focus mainly on improving walking stability and reducing falls in patients with lower extremity trauma (such as amputations) and in the elderly.

Dr. Dingwell's lab

ResearchGate Profile

Google Scholar Publications

Education

 

1998-2001: Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago & Northwestern University

1998: Ph.D., Kinesiology (Minor in Engineering Science & Mechanics), Pennsylvania State University

1994: M.S., Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University

1990: B.S., Physics, Miami University

 

Representative Publications

Dingwell, J.B., Smallwood, R.F., and Cusumano, J.P. (2013)  “Trial-to-Trial Dynamics and Learning in Generalized, Redundant Reaching Tasks” Journal of Neurophysiology, 109(1): 225-237.

Gates, D.H., Dingwell, J.B., Scott, S.J., Sinitski, E.H., and Wilken, J.M. (2012)  “Gait Characteristics of Individuals with Transtibial Amputations Walking on a Destabilizing Rock Surface”  Gait & Posture, 36(1):  33–39.

Roos, P.E., and Dingwell, J.B. (2011)  “Influence of Simulated Neuromuscular Noise on the Dynamic Stability and Fall Risk of a 3D Dynamic Walking Model,”  Journal of Biomechanics, 44(8):  1514–1520.

McAndrew, P.M., Wilken, J.M., and Dingwell, J.B. (2011)  “Dynamic Stability of Human Walking in Visually and Mechanically Destabilizing Environments,”  Journal of Biomechanics, 44(4):  644–649.

Dingwell, J.B., John, J., and Cusumano, J.P. (2010)  “Do Humans Optimally Exploit Redundancy to Control Step Variability in Walking?” PLoS Computational Biology, 6(7): e1000856.

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Recent Awards

Current Research Projects and Grants

 

2011 – 2016:  “Improving Step-To-Step Control of Walking in Traumatic Amputees”, US Department of Defense

2010 – 2015:  “Improving Dynamic Walking Stability in Traumatic Amputees”, National Institutes of Health

Boards, Committees and Associations

  • Invited Grant Proposal Reviewer for The National Institutes of Health (NIH), The National Science foundation (NSF), and the Department of Defense (DOD)