Christopher A. Knight

Research Interests

  • Effects of Parkinson’s disease and aging on the neural control of movement
  • Exercise to improve neuromuscular function in people with Parkinson’s disease and older adults
  • Muscular force control at the level of the motor unit
  • Neuromuscular research methodology


  • Ph.D. – Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.S. – Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • B.S. – Biology,  University of Connecticut, Storrs


  • KAAP 180, Introduction to Exercise Science
  • KAAP 616, Advanced Mammalian Physiology II

Christopher A. Knight
Associate Professor

344 Tower at STAR

Exercise Neuroscience Laboratory
Applied Physiology PhD Faculty Advisor