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Kristin Morgan, Ph.D.
Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
The University of Tennessee

 

Contact (top)

Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building, Room 203
The University of Tennessee
1512 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 379962210
(865) 974-6806
kmorga12@utk.edu


 

Research Interests (top)

  • Biomechanics (Simulation-based analysis of muscular contribution during single-leg landing with regard to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk)
  • Data Mining (Utilization of principal component analysis and wavelet analysis for ACL injury prediction and prevention)
 

Education (top)

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, the University of Tennessee (Auguest 2010-Present)
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009
  • B.S in Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2007
 

Experience (top)

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Fall 2010-Present
  • Whitaker International Summer Grant Fellow, The University of Western Australia, Summer 2012
  • Program for Excellence & Equity in Research (PEER) Fellow, The University of Tennessee, 2010-2012
  • NASA DEVELOP Program Intern, Hampton, VA, January 2010 August 2010
 

Select Publications (top)

Morgan, K.D., Donnelly, C.J., and Reinbolt, J.A. "Muscular contributions to knee accelerations during single-leg jump landing in Australian football players." In Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics, Omaha, NE, September 4-7, 2013.

Morgan, K.D., Morgan, M.H., Morgan, C.B., Donnelly, C.J., and Reinbolt, J.A. "Utilizing data mining to predict elevated knee loading in athletes and assessing their risk for anterior crucial ligament injury." In Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, Canada, July 28 - August 4, 2013.

Morgan, K.D., Donnelly, C.J., and Reinbolt, J.A. "Muscle force estimates during the weight-acceptance phase of single-leg jump landing." In Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics, Gainesville, FL, August 15-18, 2012.

Morgan, K.D., Morgan, M.H., Morgan, C.B., Donnelly, C.J., and Reinbolt, J.A. "Using principal components analysis to model muscle force contribution in ACL injury." In Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego, CA, July 28 - August 2, 2012.

Morgan, K.D., Donnelly, C.J., and Reinbolt, J.A. "Weakened trunk muscles influence knee valgus moments associated with ACL injury." In Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Annual Meeting, Hartford, CT, October 12-15, 2011.

 

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