- 1992 Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
- 1989 M.S., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
- 1982 B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
- 1992 - 1995 Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
- 1995 - Present Assistant, Associate, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado , Greeley , CO
Collaborative efforts which examine: the inter-individual variability in running economy from a neuromechanical perspective; the role of mechanical stability in different athletic populations (with athletic training faculty); the biomechanical adaptations of amputee gait (with Jeremy Smith).
Recent Presentations & Publications
Heise, G.D., Smith, J.D. and Martin, P.E. (2011). Lower extremity mechanical work during stance phase of running partially explains interindividual variability of metabolic power. European Journal of Applied Physiology, doi 10.1007/s00421-010-1793-z.
Heise, G.D., Shinohara, M. and Binks, L. (2008). Biarticular leg muscles and links to running economy. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29, 688-691.
Bressel, E. and Heise, G.D. (2004). Effect of arm cranking direction on EMG, kinematic, and oxygen consumption characteristics. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 20, 129-143.
Bressel, M.E., Bressel, E., and Heise, G.D. (2001). Lower trapezius activity during supported and unsupported scapular retraction exercise. Physical Therapy in Sport, 2, 178-185.
Cornwell, A., Nelson, A.G., Heise, G.D., and Sidaway, B. (2001). Acute effects of passive muscle stretching on vertical jump performance. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 40, 307-324.
Bressel, E., Bressel, M., Marquez, M., and Heise, G.D. (2001). The effect of handgrip position on the neuromuscular response to arm cranking exercise. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 11, 291-298.
Heise, G.D. and Martin, P.E. (2001). Are variations in running economy associated with ground reaction force characteristics? European Journal of Applied Physiology, 84, 438-442.
Heise, G.D., Allen, A., Hoke, M., and Smith, J.D. Ground Reaction Force Characteristics of Different Prosthetic Feet: An Immediate Response Case Study. Presented at the 2010 ASB annual meeting, Providence, RI, August, 2010.
Heise, G.D., Liu, K., Smith, J., Allen, A., Hoke, M. Dynamic Stability Assessed with Frequency Analysis compared to Spatiotemporal Analysis. Presented at the 2009 ASB annual meeting, State College, PA, August, 2009.
Sato, K., Heise, G.D., and Liu, K. Dynamic Stabilization in Collegiate Female Volleyball Players: Effects of Leg Dominance and Off-Season. Presented at the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) meeting, Limerick, Ireland, August, 2009.
Christiansen, C. and Heise, G.D. Examination of Joint Work During Walking in Older Adults. Presented at NACOB, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2008.
Heise, G.D., Mack, K. and Shinohara, M. The Effect of Compression Pants on Postural Steadiness Before and After Tiring Exercise. Presented at the 2007 ASB annual meeting, Stanford, CA, August, 2007.
Heise, G.D., Rapacki, L., Dunlavy, J., White, G., Dounglomehunt, P., Binks, L., Poston, B., and Shinohara, M. Relation Between Running Economy and Continuous Jumping Mechanical Power Measures. Presented at the 2006 ACSM annual meeting, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
Christiansen, C.L. and Heise, G.D. The Acute Effects of Static Stretching on Human Hopping Performance. Presented at the 2006 ACSM annual meeting, Denver, CO, May, 2006.