Harsh Buddhadev




Ph.D., Kinesiology, Iowa State University, 2015

M.S., Kinesiology, University of North Texas, 2011

B.P.T, Physiotherapy, Gujarat University, 2007  


Faculty Research Interests

  • Gait impairments related to aging, knee osteoarthritis, hallux valgus, and other aging-related conditions
  • Role of exercise for improving gait and function in older adult
  • Neuromuscular adaptations in walking and cycling in older adults
  • Mechanisms underlying pain relief and improvement in walking associated with cycling intervention in older adults with osteoarthritis of the knee


Selected Publications

  1. Barbee, C. E., Buddhadev, H. H., Chalmers, G. R., & Suprak, D. N. (2020). The effects of hallux valgus and walking speed on dynamic balance in older adults. Gait & Posture, 80, 137-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.05.039
  2. Buddhadev, H.H., Smiley, A.L., & Martin, P.E. (2020). Effects of age, speed, and step length on lower extremity net joint moments and power during walking. Human Movement Science, 71, 102611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2020.102611 
  3. Fife, A. N., Buddhadev, H.H., Suprak, D. N., Paxon, S. B., & San Juan, J.G. (2020). Effect of Q-factor manipulation via pedal spacers on lower limb frontal plane kinematics during cycling. Journal of Science and Cycling9(1), 33-43. https://doi.org/10.28985/0620.jsc.05
  4. Buddhadev, H. H., & Barbee, C. E. (2020) Redistribution of joint moments and work in older women with and without hallux valgus at two walking speeds. Gait & Posture, 77, 112-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.01.023
  5. Perry, S. K., Buddhadev, H. H., Brilla, L. R., & Suprak, D. N. (2019). Mechanical demands at the ankle joint during saut de chat and temps levé jumps in classically trained ballet dancers. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 10, 191-197. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJSM.S234289
  6. Hummer, E., Suprak, D. N., Buddhadev, H. H., Brilla, L., & San Juan, J. G. (2019). Creatine electrolyte supplement improves anaerobic power and strength: A randomized double-blind control study.  Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition2019, 16-24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-019-0291-x
  7. Buddhadev, H.H., & Martin, P.E. (2018). Effects of age, power output, and cadence on energy expenditure and lower limb antagonist muscle co-activation in cycling, 27 (1), 83-92. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2017-0400
  8. Aslan, H., Buddhadev, H.H., Suprak, D.N., & San Juan J.G. (2018) Acute effects of two hip flexor stretching techniques on knee joint position sense and dynamic balance. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 13(5), 846-859. https://doi.org/10.26603/ijspt20180846
  9. Buddhadev, H.H., Crisafulli, D. N., Suprak, D.N., & San Juan J. G. (2018). Individuals with knee osteoarthritis demonstrate interlimb asymmetry in pedaling power during stationary cycling. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 34, 306-311https://doi.org/10.1123/jab.2017-0363
  10. Crisafulli, D. N., Buddhadev, H.H., Brilla, L. R., Chalmers, G. R., Suprak, D. N., & San Juan, J.G. (2018). Creatine-electrolyte supplementation improves repetitive sprint cycling performance: A double blind randomized control study. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2018, 15-21https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-018-0226-y
  11. Buddhadev, H.H., & Martin, P.E (2016). Effects of age and physical activity status on redistribution of joint work during walking. Gait & Posture, 50, 131-136.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.08.034 
  12. Vingren, J.L., Hill, D.W., Buddhadev, H.H., & Duplanty, A.A. (2013). Postresistance exercise ethanol ingestion and acute testosterone bioavailability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45 (9), 1825-32. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31828d3767   
  13. Buddhadev, H.H., Vingren, J.L., Duplanty, A.A., & Hill D.W. (2012). Mechanisms underlying the reduced performance measures from using equipment with a counterbalance weight system. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (3), 641-47. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318245c0b1  
  14. Irvin, K., Ede, A., Buddhadev, H.H., Driver, S., & Ronai, P. (2011). Physical activity and traumatic brain injury. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 33(4), 43-47. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e318210e899
  15. Ede, A., Buddhadev, H.H., Irvin, K., Driver, S., & Sorace, P. (2011). Circuit training recommendations for individuals with a traumatic brain injury. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 33(4), 48-51. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e318211f99d
  16.  Vingren, J.L., Buddhadev, H.H., & Hill, D. W. (2011). Smith machine counterbalance system affects measures of maximal bench press throw performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 (7), 1951-56. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31821eb67f

Curriculum Vitae:

Buddhadev Curriculum Vitae.pdf