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Stephen J. Piazza, Ph.D.
Professor of Kinesiology
Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
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Education
  • Ph.D., 1998, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • M.S., 1994, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • S.B. (cum laude), 1990, Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
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Office Address
29J Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Interests

Dr. Piazza's  research interests are in the biomechanics of joints and locomotion.  Of particular interest is understanding how normal, pathological, and surgically-altered joint mechanics and muscle-tendon architecture influence the capacity of muscles to produce movement.

Additional Information

Associate Editor at the Journal of Biomechanics