Gary Heise, Ph.D.

Gary Heise, Ph.D.Education

  • 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

Professional Experience

  • 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

Research

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

Smith, J. D., Villa, S., Heise, G.D. (in press). Changes in intersegmental dynamics over time due to increased leg inertia. Human Movement Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2013.07.012

Liu, K. and Heise, G.D. (in press, accepted, Oct, 2012). The effect of jump-landing directions on dynamic stability.  Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Sato, K., Fortenbaugh, D., Hydock, D.S. & Heise, G.D. (2013). Back squat comparison of barefoot and shoe conditions.  International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 8(3), 571-578.

Sato, K. & Heise, G.D. (2012).  Influence of weight distribution asymmetry on the biomechanics of a barbell back squat.  Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 26, 342–349.

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, 111, 1777-1785.

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.

Heise, G.D., Esselman, E., Silvernale, C., and Smith, J.D. Single-Leg Dynamic Stability in Fit, Young Adults: Lower Extremity Strength and Core Strength as Predictors. Presented at the 2013 ASB annual meeting, Omaha, NE, September, 2013.  Also presented by Esselman at the 2013 Rocky Mountain ASB Regional Meeting, Estes Park, CO, April, 2013.

Smith, J.D., Ferris, A.E., Heise, G.D., Hinrichs, R.N., and Martin, P.E. Direct Measures of Prosthesis Inertia Influence Joint Kinetics during Swing. Presented at the 2013 ASB annual meeting, Omaha, NE, September, 2013.

Heise G.D., Smith J.D., and Liu K.  Stabilogram Diffusions Analysis Applied to Dynamic Stability: One-Legged Landing From A Short Hop.  Presented at the 2012 ASB annual meeting, Gainesville, FL, August, 2012.  Also presented by Leich, A. at the 2012 Rocky Mountain ASB Regional Meeting, Boise, ID, April, 2012.

Carpenter A., Smith J.D., Christiansen C., and Heise G.D.  Weight Bearing Asymmetries And Changes In COP Trajectories: Unilateral ERTL Amputees Vs Non-Amputees.  Presented at the 2012 ASB annual meeting, Gainesville, FL, August, 2012.  Also presented by Carpenter, A. at the 2012 Rocky Mountain ASB Regional Meeting, Boise, ID, April, 2012.

Heise G.D., Smith J.D., Leich A., Kneisel K., and Hoke M.  Force Platform Center of Pressure Measures Used to Predict Nintendo Wii Fit Balance Scores During Yoga Poses.  Presented at the 2011 ASB annual meeting, Long Beach, CA, August, 2011.  Also presented by Leich, A. at the 2011 Rocky Mountain ASB Regional Meeting, Estes Park, CO, April, 2011.

Smith J.D., Carpenter A., Heise G.D., Repka C., and Challis J.  Relationships Between Quiet Standing and Limits of Stability Assessments in Cancer Survivors.  Presented at the 2011 ASB annual meeting, Long Beach, CA, August, 2011.

Smith, J.D., Carpenter, A.L., Heise, G.D., Repka, C.P., and Schneider, C.M.  Center of Pressure Frequency Measures for Assessing Postural Steadiness in Cancer Patients.  Presented at the 2011 ACSM annual meeting, Denver, CO, May-June, 2011.

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.

Allen, A., Heise, G.D., and Smith, J.D. Lower Extremity Mechanical Work 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.

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