Adam C Knight 
Adam C

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CAVS McCarthy 239

(662) 325-2963

PO Box 6186
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Adam Knight is an Associate Professor of Biomechanics in the Department of Kinesiology. He is also the Graduate Coordinator for the Department and the co-director of the Neuromechanics Laboratory along with Dr. Harish Chander. Dr. Knight earned his PhD in Biomechanics from Auburn University in 2009. He also holds a Master of Education degree in exercise science from Auburn University in 2006, and a bachelor of science degree in athletic training from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2004.
Research Interest
Dr. Knight's primary research interest is in the area of lateral ankle sprains. He also conducts research related to sport performance, balance, and ergonomics.
Selected PublicationsTotal Publications:  13 
Liu, Y., & Knight, A. (2019). Educating Tomorrow Engineering Entrepreneur through Participating NSF I-Corps Program. Proceedings of ASEE SE Section Annual Conference. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Liu, Y., & Knight, A. (2018). Computational Design and Analysis of Nitinol-Based Arch Wedge Support. ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Pittsburgh, PA.

Liu, Y., & Knight, A. (2018). Assessment of Performance of Nitinol-based Arch Wedge Supports in Bearing Forces and Stresses Due to Human Movement Using FEA. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science & Mechanics. 19(5), 351-362.

Chander, H., Knight, A., Garner, J. C., Wade, C., Carruth, D. W., Wilson, S. J., Gdovin, J. R., & Williams, C. C. (2018). Impact of Military Type Footwear and Load Carrying Workload on Postural Stability. Ergonomics. Taylor & Francis. 62(1), 103-114. DOI:10.1080/00140139.2018.1521528. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Chander, H., Knight, A., Garner, J. C., Wade, C., Carruth, D. W., DeBusk, H., & Hill, C. M. (2018). Impact of Military Type Footwear and Workload on Heel Contact Dynamics during Slip Events. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Elsevier. 66, 18-25. DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2018.02.008. [Abstract] [Document Site]