Associate Professor
Rehabilitation Sciences

Daniel Russell

Research Park Ii
Norfolk, 23508

Ph.D. in Kinesiology - Motor Control and Learning, Pennsylvania State University, (2000)

M.S. in Kinesiology - Motor Control and Learning, Louisiana State University, (1996)

B.Sc. in Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, (1993)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Suedbeck, J., Russell, D., Armitano, C. and Ludwig, E. A. "Effects of instrument handle design on forearm muscle activity and pinch force generation during scaling by Dental Hygienists" $5000. Other. August 16, 2019 - August 15, 2020
Russell, D. "Dissociating energetics and stability in gait" $4000. Old Dominion University. January 2020 - May 2020
Lemaster, M. F., Russell, D. and Kott, K. "Assessment of the recommended neck and back positions for Dental Hygienists, using electromyography (EMG) to quantify muscle workload" $8034. Other. August 2016 -
Weinhandl, J., Irmischer, B., Hoch, M. and Russell, D. "Influence of femoroacetabular impingement on lower extremity kinematics, kinetics and muscle activations" $2500. Other. January 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Russell, D. "Use of a virtual environment to regulate walking in individuals with Parkinson’s disease" $7000. Old Dominion University. May 2012 - August 2012
McCombs, G. and Russell, D. "Comparison of handpiece design on forearm muscle activity during dental polishing" $24572. Private. June 2011 - August 2011

Research Interests

Motor Control & LearningMovement DisordersRehabilitation

Articles

Lemaster, M. F., Kelleran, K. J., Moeini, M. and Russell, D. (2021). Assessment of the recommended neck and back positions for Dental Hygienists, using electromyography to quantify muscle workload.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 95 (5) , pp. 6-13.
Ludwig, E. A., Tolle, S. L., Jenkins, E. D. and Russell, D. (2021). Magnification loupes influence on neck and trunk flexion of dental hygienists while scaling—A pilot study. . International Journal of Dental Hygiene 19 (1) , pp. 106-113.
Morrison, S., Moxey, J., Reilly, N., Thomas, K. M. and Grunsfeld, A. A. (2021). The relation between falls risk and movement variability in Parkinson's disease. Experimental Brain Research 239 , pp. 2077–2087.
Armitano-Lago, C. N., Morrison, S., Hoch, J. M., Bennett, H. and Russell, D. M. (2020). Anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed individuals demonstrate slower reactions during a dynamic postural task.. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 30 (8) , pp. 1518-1528.
Ludwig, E. A., Tolle, S. L., Jenkins, E. and Russell, D. Magnification loupes influence on neck and trunk flexion of dental hygienists while scaling—A pilot study.. International Journal of Dental Hygiene.
Armitano, C., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (2018). Coordination stability between the legs is reduced after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clinical Biomechanics 58 , pp. 28-33.
Trujillo, M. S., Russell, D., Anderson, D. I. and Mitchell, M. (2018). Grip force control using prosthetic and anatomical limbs. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics 30 (3) , pp. 132-139.
Armitano, C. N., Haegele, J. A. and Russell, D. (2018). The use of augmented information for reducing anterior cruciate ligament injury risk during jump-landings: A systematic review. Journal of Athletic Training 53 (9) , pp. 844-859.
Suedbeck, J., Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G., Walker, M. and Russell, D. (2017). Effects of instrument handle design on forearm muscle activity during scaling by dental hygienists. Journal of Dental Hygiene 91 (3) , pp. 47-54.
Ludwig, E. A., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (2017). The effect of magnification loupes on posture during exploring by dental hygienists. Journal of Dental Hygiene 91 (4) , pp. 46-52.
Thomas, K., Russell, D., Van Lunen, B. L., Colberg, S. R.. and Morrison, S. (2017). The impact of speed and time on gait dynamics. Human Movement Science 54 , pp. 320 - 330.
Armitano, C. N., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (2017). Upper body accelerations during walking are altered in adults with ACL reconstruction. Gait & Posture 58 , pp. 401-408.
Russell, D., Kelleran, K. and Morrison, S. (2016). Artificially stiffening the neck and trunk of young adults leads to a more aged-like gait. Gait & Posture 49 , pp. 388-393.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Martinez-Garza, C. (2016). Coordination dynamics of (a)symmetrically loaded gait. Experimental Brain Research 234 (3) , pp. 867-881.
Hoch, M. and Russell, D. (2016). Plantar cooling does not affect standing balance: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Gait & Posture 43 , pp. 1-8.
McCombs, G. and Russell, D. (2016). Reducing muscle workload: The use of cordless handpieces may help dental hygienists mitigate their risk of musculoskeletal disorders. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 14 (4) , pp. 24-29.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, S. E. (2016). Three-dimensional assessment of postural tremor during goal-directed aiming. Experimental Brain Research 234 (12) , pp. 3399-3409.
Russell, D. and Apatoczky, D. T. (2016). Walking at the preferred stride frequency minimizes muscle activity. Gait & Posture 45 , pp. 181-186.
Morrison, S., Russell, D., Kelleran, K. and Walker, M. (2015). Bracing of the trunk and neck has a differential effect on head control during gait. Journal of Neurophysiology 114 (3) , pp. 1773-1783.
McCombs, G. and Russell, D. (2014). Comparison of corded and cordless handpieces on forearm muscle activity, procedure time and ease of use during simulated tooth polishing. Journal of Dental Hygiene 88 (6) , pp. 386-393.
Russell, D. and Haworth, J. L. (2014). Walking at the preferred stride frequency maximizes local dynamic stability of knee motion. Journal of Biomechanics 47 , pp. 102-108.
Singley, K. I.., Hale, B. D.. and Russell, D. (2012). Heart rate, anxiety, and hardiness at sky’s the limit: A comparative study between novice and experienced skydivers. Journal of Sport Behavior 35 , pp. 453-469.
Katsumata, H. and Russell, D. (2012). Prospective versus predictive control in timing of hitting a falling ball.. Experimental Brain Research 216 , pp. 499-514.
Lusk, S. J., Hale, B. D. and Russell, D. (2010). Grip width and forearm orientation effects on muscle activity during the lat pull-down. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 24 , pp. 1895-1900.
Russell, D., Kalbach, C. R., Massimini, C. M. and Martinez-Garza, C. (2010). Leg asymmetries and coordination dynamics in walking. Journal of Motor Behavior 42 , pp. 157-168.
Russell, D. (2007). Attentional focus on the invariant control variables. Bewegung und Training 1 , pp. 47-48.
Russell, D. and Newell, K. M. (2007). How persistent and general is the contextual interference effect?. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 78 , pp. 318-327.
Russell, D. and Newell, K. M. (2007). On no-KR tests in motor learning, retention and transfer. Human Movement Science 26 , pp. 155-173.
Yu, H., Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (2003). Task-effector asymmetries in a rhythmic continuation task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 29 , pp. 616-630.
Vaillancourt, D. E. and Russell, D. (2002). Temporal capacity of short-term visuomotor memory in continuous force production. Experimental Brain Research 145 , pp. 275-285.
Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (2001). Sinusoidal visuomotor tracking: Intermittent servo-control or coupled oscillations?. Journal of Motor Behavior 33 , pp. 329-349.
Sidaway, B., Yook, D. and Russell, D. (1999). Distributed control in rapid sequential aiming responses. Journal of Motor Behavior 31 , pp. 367-379.

Book Chapters

Garner, J. K. and Russell, D. (2016). The symbolic dynamics of visual attention during learning: Exploring the application of orbital decomposition Complex Dynamical Systems in Education: Concepts, Methods & Applications (pp. 345-378) New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.

Conference Proceeding

Russell, D., Yu, H. and Sternad, D. (2001). The maintenance tendency during a rhythmic continuation task (pp. 145-148) Mahwah, NJ: Studies in Perception and Action VI.
Russell, D. (1999). Changes in multifrequency coordination across practice (pp. 293-296) Hillsdale, NJ: Studies in Perception and Action V.

Presentations

Bowersock, C. D., Russell, D. and Morrison, S. (April , 2019). The influence of foot strike instructions on COP patterns during running Oral Presentation American Society for Biomechanics East Coast Meeting Reading, PA.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S., Swain, D. P. and Russell, D. (February , 2019). Handgun shooting experience contributes to shooting accuracy via increased irregularity of gun motion Lecture Southeast Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Conference Greenville, SC.
Armitano, C., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (November , 2018). Individuals with an ACL reconstruction have altered neuromotor function Poster 48th Society for Neuroscience annual meeting San Diego, CA.
Garner, J. K. and Russell, D. (August , 2018). Orbital decomposition reveals the differential impact of global task strategy during self-regulated learning Oral Presentation Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences 28th annual conference Raleigh, NC.
Jenkins, E. J. and Russell, D. (July , 2018). Influence of ankle taping and drop landing height on time of muscular pre-activation Oral Presentation International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology Dublin, Ireland.
Bowersock, C. D., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (July , 2018). Center of pressure divergence during forefoot and rearfoot running Poster Progress in Clinical Motor Control: Neurorehabilitation I University Park, PA.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Morrison, S. (July , 2018). Changes in dimensionality of movement trajectories with different walking speeds Poster Progress in Clinical Motor Control: Neurorehabilitation I University Park, PA.
Jenkins, E. J. and Russell, D. (July , 2018). Application of unilateral prophylactic ankle tape alters bilateral lower limb kinetics and kinematics Oral Presentation World Congress of Biomechanics Dublin, Ireland.
Bowersock, C. D., Russell, D. and Morrison, S. ( 2017). Quantifying the non-linear properties of center of pressure patterns during different running styles Poster Society for Neuroscience annual meeting Washington, DC.
Chemali, K. R., McNeeley, K. and Russell, D. (November , 2017). Effect of tempo and harmony on the autonomic nervous system Poster American Autonomic Society Annual Conference Clearwater, FL.
Russell, D. (October 13, 2017). Motor learning principles for occupational therapy Oral Presentation Virginia Occupational Therapy Association Conference Portsmouth, VA.
Russell, D., Thomas, K. S. and Morrison, S. (June 4, 2017). Can young healthy adults walk randomly? Oral Presentation North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference San Diego, CA.
Armitano, C. N., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (May 30, 2017). Upper body accelerations during walking are altered in individuals with ACL reconstruction Oral Presentation American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting Denver, CO.
Russell, D. (August 2, 2016). Using visual flow to alter gait Oral Presentation Motekforce Link User Group Meeting Raleigh, NC.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Morrison, S. (June 15, 2016). The effect of walking speed on local dynamic stability depends on the body part measured Oral Presentation North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Montreal, QB, Canada.
Suedbeck, J., Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G., Walker, M. and Russell, D. (June 9, 2016). Effects of instrument handle design on arm muscle activity during scaling by dental hygienists Oral Presentation American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Pittsburgh, PA.
Ludwig, E. A., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (June 9, 2016). The effect of magnification loupes on posture during instrumentation by dental hygienists Oral Presentation American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Pittsburgh, PA.
Armitano, C. N., Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Morrison, S. (May 31, 2016). Local dynamic stability of the knee is maximal for walking overground at the preferred speed Poster American College of Sports Medicine National Convention Boston, MA.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (May 31, 2016). Tremor amplitude is greater in the mediolateral direction than vertical during handgun aiming tasks Poster American College of Sports Medicine National Convention Boston, MA.
Russell, D. (November 12, 2015). Coordination dynamics in gait Lecture University of North Carolina at Greensboro Motor Behavior Research Network Greensboro, NC.
Russell, D. and Walker, M. (October 10, 2015). Motor learning principles for rehabilitation Poster Virginia Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference Hampton, VA.
Russell, D., Kelleran, K. and Morrison, S. (November 15, 2014). Bracing the trunk and neck alters the spatiotemporal parameters of gait Poster Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting Washington, DC.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (November 15, 2014). Tremor-amplitude and signal-complexity are affected by handgun aiming technique in both experienced and novice shooters Poster Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting Washington, DC.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (October 24, 2014). Aiming technique has a significant effect on hand gun motion (tremor) in both experience and novice shooter Poster Hampton Roads NeuroConnections Norfolk, VA.
Simmons, R., Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (October 24, 2014). The impact of trunk and neck bracing on head control during gait Poster Hampton Roads NeuroConnections Norfolk, VA.
Armitano, C., Greska, E., Kelleran, K. and Russell, D. (October 24, 2014). Visual flow influences the spatial properties of gait Poster Hampton Roads NeuroConnections Norfolk, VA.
Gaven, S., Boling, M. C., Russell, D. and Van Lunen, B. L. (June 25, 2014). Trunk and lower extremity biomechanics in individuals with patellofemoral pain during a single leg drop landing pre and post an isolated hip fatigue protocol Oral Presentation National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting Indianapolis, IN.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (May 27, 2014). Double-hand grip with bent elbows reduces tremor amplitude, but increases signal complexity in handgun aiming Poster American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference Orlando, FL.
Simmons, R., Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (May 27, 2014). The impact of trunk and neck bracing of head control during gait Poster American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference Orlando, FL.
Garner, J. K. and Russell, D. (April 3, 2014). The symbolic dynamics of self-regulated learning: Exploring the application of orbital decomposition Oral Presentation American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA.
Garner, J. K. and Russell, D. (March , 2014). Is disorganized attentional regulation a critical juncture between studying and executive functions? Oral Presentation Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association Boston, MA.
Kelleran, K., Morrison, S. and Russell, D. (February 13, 2014). Aiming technique has a significant effect on handgun motion (tremor) in both experienced and novice shooters Oral Presentation Southeast Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Conference Greenville, SC.
Morrison, S., Kelleran, K. and Russell, D. (November 9, 2013). Head control is affected by trunk and neck bracing during gait Poster Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference San Diego, CA.
Russell, D., Greska, E. and Kelleran, K. (June 13, 2013). Visual flow alters gait in treadmill walking Oral Presentation North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference New Orleans.
Grisetti, G. and Russell, D. (February 4, 2013). Technology assisted evaluation to improve outcomes of a technician training: Program in the Dominican Republic Poster International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress Hyderabad, India.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Martinez-Garza, C. (August , 2012). Maximal dynamic stability of walking coincides with the freely adopted speed and stride frequency. Poster American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting Gainesville, FL.
Russell, D. (November 17, 2011). Using visual stimulation to rehabilitate gait disorders Lecture Research Seminar Series ODU.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L. and Martinez-Garza, C. (June , 2011). Walking at the resonant stride frequency maximizes local dynamic stability Oral Presentation North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Burlington, VT.
Russell, D. (February 24, 2011). Can physics contribute to our understanding of the complexity and variability of human actions? Lecture Faculty Lecture Series Lehigh Valley, PA.
Russell, D. (July , 2010). Dynamic systems concepts and tools can inform skill development Stirling, Scotland.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L., Martinez-Garza, C., Wolle, A. L. and Barket, J. T. (July , 2010). The influence of asymmetrical ankle loads on interlimb coordination during walking European Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference Edinburgh, Scotland.
Russell, D., Haworth, J. L., Martinez-Garza, C., Wolle, A. L. and Barket, J. T. (June , 2010). Asymmetrical and symmetrical ankle loads reduce local dynamic stability in walking. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Tucson, AZ.
Hale, B. D., Singley, K. I. and Russell, D. (June , 2009). Heart rate, anxiety, and hardiness at sky’s the limit: A comparative study between novice and experienced skydivers. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Austin, TX.
Russell, D. (October , 2008). Coordination dynamics of walking Science Colloquium Reading, PA.
Kreider, C. R., Russell, D., Hale, B. D. and Sidaway, B. (June , 2008). The influence of surface pattern on the timing of muscle pre-activation in landings. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Niagara Falls, Canada.
Hale, B. D., Weist, B. D. and Russell, D. (June , 2007). It’s all in the mind: The effects of stimulus- and response-oriented imagery on grip strength North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference San Diego, CA.
Katsumata, H. and Russell, D. (June , 2006). Hitting a falling ball: Tau or time-to-contact North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Denver, CO.
Kalbach, C. R. and Russell, D. (June , 2006). The influence of asymmetrically loaded arms on the coordination of human gait North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference Denver, CO.
Russell, D. and Brillhart, D. T. (May , 2006). Testing the hybrid pendulum-spring model of walking Dynamic Walking Conference Ann Arbor, MI.
Maybhate, A., Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (August , 2005). Acquisition and retention of a bimanual rhythmic skill with 1:3 coordination Progress in Motor Control V University Park, PA.
Russell, D. and Brillhart, D. T. (August , 2005). Head stability during walking at different stride frequencies Progress in Motor Control V University Park, PA.
Russell, D., Conaway, D. L. and Shupp, K. M. (June , 2005). During continuation walking humans drift toward the preferred stride period North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference St. Pete Beach, FL.
Russell, D. and Brillhart, D. T. (June , 2005). Muscle activity is minimal for walking at the resonant frequency North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference St. Pete Beach, FL.
Russell, D., Kalbach, C. R. and Massimini, C. M. (June , 2005). The effects of lower-limb asymmetries on locomotion North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference St. Pete Beach, FL.
Sidaway, B., Russell, D. and Yook, D. (February , 2005). Learning to reduce peak impact force during landings: The role of feedback frequency on kinetics and kinematics American Physical Therapy Association: Combined Sections Meeting New Orleans, LA.
Hale, B. D., Lee-Kin Riedel, R. S., Sprow, A. H. and Russell, D. (June , 2004). The effects of acute exercise duration on mood North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Vancouver, Canada.
Russell, D. and Newell, K. M. (June , 2004). The persistence of the contextual interference effect North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Vancouver, Canada.
Trujillo, M., Russell, D., Wallace, S., Anderson, D. I., Connor, B. and Weeks, D. (June , 2004). The regularity of grip force output using prosthetic and anatomical limbs North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Vancouver, Canada.
Sprow, A. H., Riedel, R. S., Garner, J. K. and Russell, D. (June , 2003). Varying durations of acute aerobic exercise on state anxiety North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Savannah, GA.
Russell, D. and Garcia, R. (February , 2003). Resonant frequency and muscle activity during walking American Physical Therapy Association: Combined Sections Meeting Tampa, FL.
Yu, H., Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (June , 2002). Systematic drifts toward the eigenperiod in a rhythmic continuation task North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Hunt Valley, MD.
Vaillancourt, D. E. and Russell, D. (June , 2002). Temporal capacity and nature of short-term visuomotor memory during continuous force production North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Hunt Valley, MD.
Yu, H., Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (May , 2002). Task-effector asymmetries in a rhythmic continuation task Coordination Dynamics 2002: International Conference on Brain and Behavior Delray Beach, FL.
Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (May , 2002). Task-effector asymmetries in visually guided rhythmic movements Coordination Dynamics 2002: International Conference on Brain and Behavior Delray Beach, FL.
Russell, D. and Vaillancourt, D. E. (November , 2001). Visual control of isometric force output: Estimating the capacity of short-term motor memory Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology Conference Montreal, Canada.
Yu, H., Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (August , 2001). The role of biomechanical factors for period drifts observed in a rhythmic continuation task 3rd International Symposium Progress in Motor Control Montreal, Canada.
Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (June , 2001). Task-effector asymmetries influence clock and motor variance in a rhythmic continuation task North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity St. Louis, MO.
Russell, D. (December , 2000). Sinusoidal visuo-manual tracking: Intermittent servo-control or coupled oscillations? Action Club University Park, PA.
Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (July , 2000). Oscillator asymmetries in perception-action coordination 10th International Conference for the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Scien Philadelphia, PA.
Russell, D. and Sternad, D. (June , 2000). Limitations in the applicability of coupled-oscillator models to perception-action coordination North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity San Diego, CA.
  • 2016: John L. Echternach Research Award, Virginia Physical Therapy Association
  • 2005: Named in Who's Who of America's Teachers, Who's Who of America's Teachers
  • 1996: Graham Fellowship, Graduate School, Pennsylvania State University