Mike Pavol, Ph.D.

Mike Pavol, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: 541-737-5928

Langton Hall

Langton Hall 230

2450 Jefferson Way

2450 Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Academic interests: 

Clinical and ergonomic applications of biomechanics to older adults and people with disabilities. Research aimed at preventing falls and fractures is examining factors that affect a person’s ability to recover from a loss of balance and is quantifying bone loading during exercises to combat osteoporosis. Other research is on the ergonomics of assisted transfers of people with mobility disabilities between a wheelchair and a vehicle seat.

Beyond OSU
Personal Interests: 

Running, mountain biking, music



Journal Article

S. Agiovlasitis, Yun, J., Pavol, M., McCubbin, J. A., and Kim, S., Gait transitions of persons with and without intellectual disability, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, vol. 79, no. 4, pp. 487-494, 2008.


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