Falls and Mobility Research Laboratory

Meet Our Team

Jeremy R. Crenshaw, PhD
Falls and Mobility Laboratory Director; Assistant Professor

  • 2012-2014: Postdoctoral training in Rehabilitation Research, Mayo Clinic
  • 2011: Ph.D. Movement Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2007: M.S. Exercise Science, University of Delaware

Graduate Students

James B. Tracy, M.S.

Doctoral student in Biomechanics and Movement Science

  • 2017: M.S. Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University
  • 2015: B.S. Exercise Science, Brigham Young University

Michael S. Christensen, B.S., B.S.

Doctoral student in Biomechanics and Movement Science

  • 2018: B.S. Exercise Science, B.S. Applied Nutrition, University of Delaware

Jennifer Barnes, M.S.

Co-mentored with Jonathan Wolpaw, MD; Wadsworth Center, NYS Dept. Health

  • 2015: M.S. Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware
  • 1985: B.S. Mathematics of Operations Research, United States Military Academy

Recent Alumni

Jamie Pigman, Ph.D.

Post-graduate Position: Monmouth University – Lecturer

  • 2019: Ph.D. Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware
    Dissertation: Fall-recovery training applied to individuals with chronic stroke
  • 2014: M.A. Exercise Science, Montclair State University
  • 2012: B.S. Exercise Science, Montclair State University

Drew A. Petersen, M.S.

Post-graduate Position: Drexel University – Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

2018: M.S. Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware
ThesisThe contribution of arm motion during the feet-in-place fall-recovery response
2016: B.S. Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University

Benjamin C. Conner, M.S.

Post-graduate Position: University of Arizona M.D. – Ph.D. Program

2017: M.S. Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware
ThesisCompensatory stepping thresholds in children with and without cerebral palsy
2015: B.S. Biological Science with Honors in Biological Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University