Peer-Reviewed Publications

Schroeder, C., Zavala, L., Opstdal, L., and Becker, J. (2020). Recovery of Lower Extremity Function During the Initial Year Following Periacetabular Osteotomy: A Single Subject Analysis. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. In Press. DOI: 10.1080/09593985.2020.1833388.

Zavala, L., Flores, V., Cotter, J., and Becker, J. (2020). Patellofemoral Joint Loading in Females when Using Different Depths and Loads During the Barbell Back Squat. European Journal of Sports Science. In Press. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2020.1806935.

Schreiber, C., and Becker, J. (2020). Relationship Between Performance on the Single Limb Step Down and Running Mechanics. Journal of Athletic Training. Vol. 55(12), pp. 1277-1284. DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-533-19.

Flores, V., Becker, J., Burkhardt, E., and Cotter, J. (2020).  Knee Kinetics During Squats of Varying Loads and Depths in Recreationally Trained Females.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Vol. 34(7), pp. 1945-1952. DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002509.

Borgia, B., Freedman-Silvernail, J., and Becker, J. (2020).  Joint Coordination When Running in Minimalist, Neutral, and Ultra-Cushioning Shoes. Journal of Sports Sciences. Vol. 38(8), pp. 855-862DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1736245.

Becker, J., and Borgia, B. (2020). Kinematics and Muscle Activity While Running in Partial Minimalist, Traditional, and Maximal Cushioning Shoes. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. Vol. 50(2), pp. 102379. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2019.102379.

Kerr, S., Nakajima, M., Becker, J., and Vargas, T. (2020).  Examining Youth Football Coaches’ Knowledge of and Attitudes Towards Sport Concussions.  International Sport Coaching Journal. Vol. 7(1), pp. 31-38. DOI: 10.1123/iscj.2018-0030.

Miko SC, Simon JE, Monfort SM, Yom JP, Ulloa S, Grooms DR. (2020) Postural stability during visual-based cognitive and motor dual-tasks after ACLR. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

Reed CA, Chaudhari AMW, Worthen-Chaudhari LC, Bigelow KE, Monfort SM (2020) A new perspective on transient characteristics of quiet stance postural control. PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237246. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237246

Borgia, B., Becker, J. (2019). Lower Extremity Stiffness When Running in Minimalist, Traditional, and Ultra-Cushioning Shoes. Footwear Science. 11(1), pp. 45-54. DOI: 10.1080/19424280.2018.1555860.

Monfort SM, Pradarelli JJ, Grooms DR, Hutchison KA, Onate JA, Chaudhari AM. (2019). Visual-Spatial Memory Deficits Are Related to Increased Knee Valgus Angle During a Sport-Specific Sidestep Cut. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019 Apr 15:0363546519834544.

Monfort SM, Pan X, Loprinzi CL, Lustberg MB, Chaudhari AM (2019). Exploring the Roles of Central and Peripheral Nervous System Function in Gait Stability: Preliminary Insights from Cancer Survivors. Gait & Posture. 73:62-68.

Monfort SM, Pan X, Loprinzi CL, Lustberg MB, Chaudhari AMW (2019). Impaired Postural Control and Altered Sensory Organization During Quiet Stance Following Neurotoxic Chemotherapy: A Preliminary Study. Integrative Cancer Therapies. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735419828823

Worthen-Chaudhari, LC, Monfort, SM, Bland C, Pan X, & Chaudhari AM (2018). Characterizing within-subject variability in quantified measures of balance control: a cohort study. Gait & posture.

Becker J, Nakajima M, and Wu W. (2018). Factors Associated with Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome in Runners: A Prospective Study.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.In press. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001674

Becker J. (2018). New Hypotheses and Unanswered Questions in Running Injury Research.  Comment on Nigg et al. Current Issues in Sports Science.  Vol. 3, pp 1-4. DOI: 10.15203/CISS_2018.

Becker J, James S, Osternig L, and Chou LS. (2018). Altered Foot Kinematics in Runners with a History of Navicular Stress Fracture.  The Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 6(4), pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1177/2325967118767363

Vidal A, Nakajima M, Wu W, and Becker J. (2018). Movement Screens: Are We Measuring Movement Dysfunction or Movement Skill? International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. In press.  DOI: 10.1177/1747954118760225

Up Coming Conference Presentations

Previous Conference Presentations

Presentations at 2019 ISB/ASB Meeting in Calgary, Canada

Becker, J. (2019). Intrinsic Foot Muscle Strengthening Improves Kinematics and Plantar Fascial Strain During Walking and Running.  2019 Meeting of the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and American Society of Biomechanics

Monfort SM,Fischer PD, Hutchison KA. (2019) Multitasking Strategy Associates with Knee Abduction Angle during Cognitively-Challenging Jump Landing. 2019 Meeting of the International Society of Biomechanics and American Society of Biomechanics

Upcoming Presentations at NATA 70th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Lax Vegas, NV

Fischer PD, Hutchison KA, Becker JN,Monfort SM. (2019) Cognitive Effects of Varying Types of Distractions on Athletic Performance and their Associations with Cognitive Abilities. 70th National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia & AT Expo.

Simon JE, Miko SC, Grooms DR, Monfort SM. (2019) Relationship Between Patient-Reported Outcome Measures and Sample Entropy during Dual-Task Balance following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. 70th National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

Upcoming Presentations at ACSM Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL

Monfort SM, Miko SC, Simon JE, Grooms DR. (2019) Altered Center of Pressure Dispersion and Regularity during Dual-Task Balance following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. 2019 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine.

ASB 2018 - Rochester, MN

Fischer PD, Monfort SM, Lustberg MB, Chaudhari AM. An Initial Look at Gait Stability during Over-Ground Walking in Cancer Patients. Rochester, MN: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.

Monfort SM, Worthen-Chaudhari LC, Bigelow KE, Chaudhari AM. Time-Varying Nature of Postural Control during Eyes Closed Quiet Stance. Rochester, MN: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.

Monfort SM, Pan X, Loprinzi CL, Lustberg MB, Chaudhari AM. Orbital Stability during Dual-Task Treadmill Walking in Cancer Patients. Rochester, MN: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.

Becker H and Becker J. (August, 2018). Guided Pre-Class Assignments Enhance Student Learning and Interest in Undergraduate Biomechanics. Podium presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Rochester, MN.

Schroeder C, and Becker J. (August, 2018).  Critical Performance Factors in the Collegiate Weight Throw.  Poster presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Rochester, MN.

Casillas C, Zavala L, Danzer, H, and Becker J. (August, 2018).  Relationship Between First Ray Mobility and Mediolongitudinal Arch Deformation During Walking.  Poster presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Rochester, MN.

WCB 2018 - Dublin, Ireland

Monfort SM, Rausch M, Simon J, Grooms D. Low-cost virtual reality alters linear and nonlinear measures of postural control. Dublin: World Congress of Biomechanics.

Zavala L, Flores V, Cotter J, Becker JPatellofemoral Joint Stress in Female Weightlifters at Different Squat Depths and Loads. Dublin: World Congress of Biomechanics.

ACSM 2018 - Minneapolis, MN

Becker J and Borgia, B. (May, 2018).  Kinematics and Muscle Activity While Running in Minimalist, Neutral, and Ultra-Cushioning Shoes.  Podium presentation at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

Casillas C,Zavala L, Danzer H., and Becker J. (May, 2018).  Relationship Between First Metatarsal Motion and Metatarsal Loading During Walking.  Thematic poster presentation at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

Wilson S, Goodman W, Casillas C, Zavala L, and Becker J. (May, 2018).  Improving Posterior-Chain Engagement and Forward Lean During the Front Squat. Poster presentation at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

Schroeder C, Bessert S, Seifert J, and Becker J. (May, 2018).  Differences in Ground Reaction Forces When Collegiate Quarterbacks Throw Using Different Drop Patterns. Poster presentation at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

Snyder C, Becker J, and Seifert J. (May, 2018).  Influence of Directional Compression Tights on Muscle Activity and Performance in Recreational Alpine Skiers.  Poster presentation at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Congress 2018 - New York, NY

Becker J and Casillas C. (April 2018).  Metatarsal Loading in Runners Who Habitually Use Rearfoot or Mid/Forefoot Strikes.  Podium presentation at the 5th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Society, New York, NY.

Casillas C and Becker J. (April 2018).  Relationship Between Arch Height and Metatarsal Loading in Runners.  Podium presentation at the 5th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Society, New York, NY.