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Steven Morrison, PhD

Endowed Professor of Physical Therapy
Director of Research
3118 Health Sciences Bldg
Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA 23529-0266
Office Phone: (757) 683-6757

Fax: (757) 683-4410
E-mail: smorriso@odu.edu

Education

Bachelors in Science in Physiology
Otago University, New Zealand

Bachelors in Physical Education
Emphasis areas: Motor Control, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology
Otago University, New Zealand

Masters in Physical Education
Emphasis areas: Motor Control, Biomechanics
Otago University, New Zealand

Doctor of Philosophy in Motor Control
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Motor control and biomechanics of posture
Factors contributing to falls risk
Tremor and postural instability in Parkinson's disease
Objective measurements of gait and motor control

Teaching Responsibilities

Clinical Sciences III
Biomechanics/Kinesiology II
Topics in Clinical/Population/Community-based Research

Professional Memberships and Community Service

National Health and Medical Research Council - a grant reviewing organization

Inaugural Committee Member of the Australian Falls Prevention Society
Member of Society for Neuroscience
Member of the American Physiological Society
Member of International Society of Posture and Gait Research
Member of International Society of Biomechanics
Member of the Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Research Centre, Griffith University

Journal reviewer for Numerous journals including: Experimental Brain Research; Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences; Sports Sciences Review; Neuroscience Letters; Clinical Neurophysiology; Human Movement Science; and European Journal of Applied Physiology.