Dr. Songning Zhang is an associate professor of Biomechanics in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies and the director of Biomechanics and Sports Medicine Lab. He obtained a PhD degree in Biomechanics from the University of Oregon and a MA degree in Sport Training from the Shanghai University of Sports, China. His research interests focus on gait and cycling biomechanics and rehabilitation of people with knee osteoarthritis and total knee replacement, injury mechanisms and prevention of sports activities, biomechanical functions of footwear, and ankle sprain mechanisms.
Focus Areas: Biomechanics | Knee Osteoarthritis | Footwear | Total Knee Arthroplasty | Ankle Sprains and Instability | Medical Orthoses
Skills and Expertise: Gait Biomechanics | Cycling Biomechanics | 3D Kinematics of Human Movements | 3D Kinetics of Human Movements | Electromyography | Multi-segment Foot Models | Sports Performance | Visual 3D