Educational Background

  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S., Virginia Tech
  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Research Interests

  • Fall prevention in older adults
  • Motor learning
  • Postural control
  • Gait biomechanics

Selected Publications

Bieryla KA, Anderson DA, Madigan ML. Estimations of relative effort during sit-to-stand increase when accounting for variations in maximum voluntary torque with joint angle and angular velocity. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 2009;19:139-144.

Bieryla KA, Madigan ML, Nussbaum MA. Practicing recovery from a simulated trip improves recovery kinematics after an actual trip. Gait Posture 2007;26(2):208-213.


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